Town of Gypsum remains playful after all these years

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — You have to love a town that tops its list of attributes with one of the state’s largest recreation centers, a shooting sports park and a world-class horseshoe facility.That’s why it should come as no surprise that, for the fifth straight year, Gypsum was honored as a Playful City USA.The […]

Vail Daily column: Duty before self

By scott miller Country before self.Even in this supercharged season of angry politics, it’s a concept we all understand.It’s sort of like that.Being a fiduciary is the expression of the highest standard of care in the service of another. If I am your fiduciary — or you are mine — then the duty the one […]

Still playful after all these years

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — You have to love a town that tops its list of attributes with one of the state’s largest recreation centers, a shooting sports park and a world-class horseshoe facility.That’s why it should come as no surprise that, for the fifth straight year, Gypsum was honored as a Playful City USA.The […]

Never too late: Minturn mom graduates from Colorado Mountain College

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — When Emily Martinez lost her mother to cancer, she took a long, hard look at life.“Losing her — I was 32 — it was really hard because we were really close,” Martinez said. “It just made me realize how short life is. She was only 54.”Her mother had said she […]

Motorcyclist dies after he strikes a deer in East Vail

By scott miller VAIL — A Lakewood man traveling by motorcycle in the 3600 block of the North Frontage Road near the East Vail interchange died after striking a deer. The accident took place at approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday. The crash was discovered by a taxi driver who immediately called 911. The male motorcyclist, identified […]

Anonymous donor gives $500,000 to Vail Centre

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Centre recently announced it has received a $500,000 gift from an anonymous donor to support educational programming and university partnerships. This generous gift was made with thoughtful consideration to help secure a better future for the Vail Valley through the development of professional skills in the business […]

Workforce survey paints mixed picture

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — An annual survey of local business owners and managers shows some skepticism about future economic growth, and a lot of worry about housing.Those are two of the major findings in the 2016 Workforce Survey, a project of Vail Valley Economic Development, an arm of the Vail Valley Partnership, the […]

Vail Centre receives $500,000 gift

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Centre recently announced it has received a $500,000 gift from an anonymous donor to support educational programming and university partnerships. This generous gift was made with thoughtful consideration to help secure a better future for the Vail Valley through the development of professional skills in the business […]

The work ahead

By scott miller This past week, the Board of Education heard a briefing from polling and election consultants about the viability of a pair of tax proposals for Eagle County Schools that the board is considering. The results were encouraging, and seemed to show strong positive support and a pathway to additional resources for our […]

Motorcyclist dies after striking deer

By scott miller VAIL — A Lakewood man traveling by motorcycle in the 3600 block of the North Frontage Road near the East Vail interchange has died after striking a deer. The accident took place approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday. The crash was discovered by a taxi driver who immediately called 911 to report the incident. […]