VIDEO: Booth Falls raging

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton takes viewers up to Booth Falls in East Vail during its peak flow for 2016. Booth Falls is one of the Vail area’s most popular hiking […]

Few choices on ballots for primary election

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado voters will solidify the November ballot June 28. There isn’t much for Democrats to do.The state’s political parties held their first precinct caucuses March 1 — along with no small amount of grumbling about the lack of a presidential preference process. That was the start of a process […]

Few choices on primary ballots

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado voters will solidify the November ballot June 28. There isn’t much for Democrats to do.The state’s political parties held their first precinct caucuses March 1 — along with no small amount of grumbling about the lack of a presidential preference process. That was the start of a process […]

Putting the ‘mobile’ in bookmobile

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE-VAIL — Jenna Barclay was contemplating summer differently than most of us. She’s the school district’s curriculum director, and besides all the regular summer stuff, June, July and August also bring with them the summer slide, that period when kids unlearn a bunch of what they learned. Stopping the summer slide is […]

Putting the ‘mobile’ in book mobile

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE-VAIL — Jenna Barclay was contemplating summer differently than most of us. She’s the school district’s curriculum director, and besides all the regular summer stuff, June, July and August also bring with them the summer slide, that period when kids unlearn a bunch of what they learned.Stopping the summer slide is a […]

Local streamflows have peaked for 2016

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — After a warm weekend that saw very high streamflows in places on area creeks and rivers, it looks like the streams have peaked. But those streams will still run high and fast for a while. According to data provided by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Gore Creek […]

Vail Valley streamflows falling, but still high

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — After a warm weekend that saw very high streamflows in places on area creeks and rivers, it looks like the streams have peaked. But those streams will still run high and fast for a while.According to data provided by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Gore Creek and […]

Vail Mountain program connects kids with the outdoors

By Edward Stoner VAIL — This summer, Vail Mountain plans to expose more children to the national forest by creating Epic Discovery Kids, a program offering free access to Vail’s new Epic Discovery summer activities to 2,000 kids from Eagle County schools and nonprofits and Colorado Front Range nonprofits.Epic Discovery Kids is a new program […]

Vail Mountain program connects kids with nature

By Edward Stoner VAIL — This summer, Vail Mountain plans to expose more children to the national forest by creating Epic Discovery Kids, a program offering free access to Vail’s new Epic Discovery summer activities to 2,000 kids from Eagle County schools and nonprofits and Colorado Front Range nonprofits.Epic Discovery Kids is a new program […]

Stocks still in shaky territory

By scott miller By the middle of last week, the S&P 500 was zeroing in on its nominal high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) had eased back over the 18,000-point plateau. But then, whether it was second (or third) thoughts about the Federal Reserve’s next steps, or fear of the impending vote on […]