Davos done, riders hit the Berry Creek Bash

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Officially, Wednesday’s mountain-bike race was the Berry Creek Bash.It also could have been called the “Thank God We Didn’t Have To Do Davos Again” race.“This is a million more times fun than that,” said East Vail’s Dana Walenta.“I did not race the Davos Dash because I had to work,” Ayse […]

With Davos done, riders hit the Berry Creek Bash

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Officially, Wednesday’s mountain-bike race was the Berry Creek Bash.It also could have been called the “Thank God We Didn’t Have To Do Davos Again” race.“This is a million more times fun than that,” said East Vail’s Dana Walenta.“I did not race the Davos Dash because I had to work,” Ayse […]

Vail bear calls on the decline

By scott miller VAIL — There’s plenty of wildlife spotted and reported, along and near Gore Creek, but only bears draw specific attention, for obvious toothy, clawed, muscular reasons.Given the number of bears that live around town, Vail’s wildlife ordinance requires residents to take care of their trash, including secure enclosures for trash for businesses, […]

Vail bear calls decline

By scott miller VAIL — There’s plenty of wildlife spotted, and reported, along and near Gore Creek, but only bears draw specific attention, for obvious toothy, clawed, muscular reasons.Given the number of bears who live around town, Vail’s wildlife ordinance requires residents to take care of their trash, including secure enclosures for trash for businesses, […]

Vail bear calls, warnings decline

By scott miller VAIL — There’s plenty of wildlife spotted, and reported, along and near Gore Creek, but only bears draw specific attention, for obvious toothy, clawed, muscular reasons.Given the number of bears who live around town, Vail’s wildlife ordinance requires residents to take care of their trash, including secure enclosures for trash for businesses, […]

Beaver Creek’s Wellness and Wilderness Getaways combine adventure with apres-hike indulgence

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — Hiking in and around the Vail Valley is a pretty special experience on its own, but add in some apres activities to squeeze the most out of your summer days. Beaver Creek has created a package to help guests find their way around the trails and then back to […]

Vail community picnics scheduled

By scott miller VAIL — The Town of Vail’s 17th “Celebrating Community” annual neighborhood picnic series returns July 12 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Aug. 9 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on […]

Pedestrian safety plan draws lit-sign foes

By scott miller VAIL — Ever since this town upgraded from unpaved streets, there’s been a strong aversion to stoplights — or even flashing street signs. The latter are finally coming to Vail, in the name of improving pedestrian safety.Tuesday, the Vail Town Council voted unanimously to approve the first phase of a package of […]

Pedestrian safety plan draws lit-sign foes foesopponents

By scott miller VAIL — Ever since this town upgraded from unpaved streets, there’s been a strong aversion to stoplights — or even flashing street signs. The latter are finally coming to Vail, in the name of improving pedestrian safety.Tuesday, the Vail Town Council voted unanimously to approve the first phase of a package of […]

Pedestrian safety plan draws lit-sign opponents

By scott miller VAIL — Ever since this town upgraded from unpaved streets, there’s been a strong aversion to stoplights — or even flashing street signs. The latter are finally coming to Vail, in the name of improving pedestrian safety.The Vail Town Council Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first phase of a package of […]