Government Tracker: Minturn sidewalk plan coming together

By Ross Leonhart Board: Minturn Town Council, evening meeting, Wednesday.Present: Terry Armistead, Sidney Harrington, Harvey Craig, Sage Pierson, John Widerman, Earle Bidez and Mayor Matt Scherr.Issue: Sidewalk project.Who they talked to: Michelle Hansen, senior engineer for Stolfus & Associates Inc., of Denver.What they talked about: Hansen presented the council with survey results, which included open […]

Cordillera appeals plan for treatment center

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — Cordillera property owners appealed a plan to convert the Lodge and Spa at Cordillera into a health/wellness and addiction treatment center.In their appeal, submitted by Lew M. Harstead, the property owners say Cordillera is intended to be a nearly self-contained resort residential community. The Village Center is intended to provide […]

Construction season in full swing

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — For the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two seasons: winter and construction. And the snow isn’t falling anymore.Wednesday morning’s Interstate 70 eastbound backup from Dowd Junction to Vail was due to maintenance crews repairing a guardrail at exit 173, said Tracy Trulove, of CDOT. It was a one-day […]

Overnight tunnel closures begin Monday in Summit

By scott miller SUMMIT COUNTY — Overnight closures at the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels are scheduled to begin Monday to test the fire suppression systems installed in 2015 as a part of the $20 million Fixed Fire Suppression System project to improve safety at the tunnels.The westbound tunnel will be closed overnight from Monday through Thursday. […]

Overnight tunnel closures begin Monday

By scott miller SUMMIT COUNTY — Overnight closures at the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels are scheduled to begin Monday to test the fire suppression systems installed in 2015 as a part of the $20 million Fixed Fire Suppression System project to improve safety at the tunnels.The westbound tunnel will be closed overnight from July 11 through […]

Winter flight to Phoenix announced, begins Dec. 15

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY —The EGE Air Alliance, a nonprofit group that works to enhance commercial air service to the Eagle County Regional Airport, announced Friday that the organization has secured new winter service on American Airlines from Phoenix.The non-stop flight will operate daily from Phoenix to Eagle County beginning Dec. 15; after starting […]

Winter flight to Phoenix announced

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY —The EGE Air Alliance, a nonprofit group that works to enhance commercial air service to the Eagle County Regional Airport, announced Friday that the organization has secured new winter service on American Airlines from Phoenix.The non-stop flight will operate daily from Phoenix to Eagle County beginning Dec. 15; after starting […]

Beaver Creek to charge for skier parking at Elk, Big Bear lots

By Ross Leonhart BEAVER CREEK — Addressing the resort’s need for managing its parking and transportation system for guests, Beaver Creek will begin charging $10 per vehicle for the Elk and Big Bear lots for the ski season.After 1 p.m., parking in the Elk and Big Bear lots will be free.The changes will take effect […]

Vail Jazz column: Vocalist Nicole Henry plays tribute to The Great Ladies of Song

By Krista Driscoll On Monday, July 11, Vail Jazz will present the splendid vocalist Nicole Henry in her tribute to “The Great Ladies of Song.” On stage, Nicole has a mesmerizing presence and is blessed with a unique gift as a performer that allows her to connect with her audience in a powerful way. When […]

Avant-rock and folk trio Neko case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs in Beaver Creek, July 9

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CEEEK — What happens when you put three musical icons on one stage?Magic, that’s what.Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs are on the road together in support of their new self-titled album, making a stop tonight at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. Buy tickets online at vilarpac.org, […]