Man whose body was found in Carbondale ditch identified

By John Stroud Authorities have identified a man whose body was found Sunday evening in the Sopris Park ditch in Carbondale as 29-year-old Ryan Becvarik of Carbondale.According to Garfield County Coroner Rob Glassmire, the initial investigation into Becvarik’s death indicates that it was an accidental drowning, although the exact cause and manner remained under investigation, […]

Two killed in Saturday accident on U.S. 6 near New Castle

By John Stroud A Glenwood Springs man and his female passenger were both killed in a crash early Saturday morning on U.S. 6 between Canyon Creek and New Castle, according to the Colorado State Patrol.According to a news release issued Monday afternoon, Erick Mondragon, 20, of Glenwood Springs was eastbound in a 1995 Toyota pickup […]

Commercial space supply, demand in balance

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Commercial real estate can be a lot different than the residential real estate business, but there’s one constant: location, location, location.NAI Mountain Commercial is an Avon-based firm that specializes in commercial real estate. That firm recently released a market report for the second quarter, the period between April 1 […]

Vail events board is now accepting applications

By scott miller VAIL —The Vail Commission on Special Events is accepting funding requests from special event producers for 2017 events occurring in Vail. The proposal guidelines and accompanying information are available at www.vailgov.com/commission-on- special-events or at the Vail Municipal Building.The town of Vail has been a leader in delivering a world-class calendar of events […]

Vail events board accepting applications

By scott miller VAIL —The Vail Commission on Special Events is accepting funding requests from special event producers for 2017 events occurring in Vail. The proposal guidelines and accompanying information are available at http://www.vailgov.com/commission-on-special-events or at the Vail Municipal Building.The town of Vail has been a leader in delivering a world-class calendar of events which […]

Commissioners to continue discussion on ballot questions

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will resume a discussion on potential ballot questions during their regular meeting Tuesday. The item is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. in the Eagle County Room.The format for the discussion will include a brief overview of three topics under consideration, which include funding for […]

Crews break ground on new fire/police facility in Avon

By John LaConte AVON — The Eagle River Fire and Protection District broke ground last week on their new, $11 million facility on Buck Creek Road. The facility will be one half of a joint public safety facility that will also house Avon’s police department, and is expected to open in late 2017. Davis Partnership […]

Upgrades coming to Minturn’s Boneyard

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — It took years of collaboration to acquire the 4.4 acres of open space known as the Boneyard in the south part of town, and years after the purchase, collaboration is now helping to improve the land — at minimal cost to the town.Fencing will be installed soon, creating a more […]

Gypsum nets grant, prepares to build new playground

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — Gypsum is already and officially a playful place, but come Sept. 24 there will be even more fun to be had in the community.On that date, the town wants about 200 volunteers to converge to build a new playground, compliments of the Playful City USA organization, the Colorado Health Foundation […]

Ping Apartments project is still happening in Eagle

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The site where the Ping Hotel once stood, at the high visibility intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and Capitol Street in Eagle, is largely vacant today but the developer who has proposed building a high density residential project at the location says his plans are still in the works.He just […]