Castle Peak facility eyes October opening

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — A little more than a year ago Castle Peak Senior Living and Rehabilitation broke ground on its new 64-bed facility in Eagle and told locals the center would be open in 12 to 18 months. It looks like Augustana Care, the developer and operator of the facility, will make good […]

Devils, Huskies and Saints ready for football

By Chris Freud I am paid to watch football.There are lots of fun things about my job, but this is one of the greatest things about my job — cover a game on Friday, possibly cover another football game on Saturday, and then watch the NFL on Sunday and Monday, with, of course, the San […]

Devils, Huskies and Saints ready for some football

By Chris Freud I am paid to watch football.There are lots of fun things about my job, but this is one of the greatest things about my job — cover a game on Friday, possibly cover another football game on Saturday, and then watch the NFL on Sunday and Monday, with, of course, the San […]

Glenwood Canyon closure canceled, project nears end

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Wednesday the cancellation of a scheduled closure of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon. That closure was first set for Wednesday and Thursday, but helicopter operations that required both eastbound and westbound lane closures through the canyon were completed in just one day. That […]

Glenwood Canyon closure canceled

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Wednesday the cancellation of a scheduled closure of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon. That closure was first set for Wednesday and Thursday, but helicopter operations that required both eastbound and westbound lane closures through the canyon were completed in just one day. That […]

Cecile McLorin Salvant brings sometimes silky, sometimes surly sound to Vail Jazz

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — Not one to mince words, Cecile McLorin Salvant is grateful for the tidal wave of fanfare she’s received in the past few years but is also OK with people who don’t like her sound.“If you know of me and like my music, thank you for your support,” she told La […]

Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival celebrates a decade of flavor, Aug. 12-14

By Krista Driscoll BEAVER CREEK — Raise your glass for the 10th annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival, presented by Wine Spectator, Friday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 14. The weekend will showcase themed events that feature food from Beaver Creek’s top chefs, paired with some of the industry’s most sought-after libations. “At Wine […]

Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Memphis Jooker’ Lil Buck is Vail International Dance Festival favorite

By Ross Leonhart How do you describe Lil Buck in 300 words or less? That’s a challenge, so let’s get right to it and talk about the 2011 artist-in-residence who has stolen our hearts and exposed us to a whole new style of dance at the Vail International Dance Festival. Memphis Jookin’ is Lil Buck’s […]

Vail International Dance Festival hosts sold-out Dance Theatre of Harlem show

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Vail Dance.VAIL — It has been 12 years since Dance Theatre of Harlem’s main touring company — its public face to much of the dance world — was suspended after protracted financial difficulties left it unable to continue daily operations. As suddenly as it had […]

Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show serves up final Farm to Table dinner Aug. 12

By Krista Driscoll anyone can stroll the Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show on Sundays, eating food al fresco while meandering through the crowds. The experience is one not to miss: Bite into a perfectly ripe peach and lick the juice from your fingers, or reach into a produce stand and grab a plump heirloom […]