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Vail Valley Rep. Polis applauds regulation of marijuana, pushes for federal legalization

Vail Valley Rep. Polis applauds regulation of marijuana, pushes for federal legalization

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., now wants to see pot regulated like alcohol nationwide. “Today Colorado becomes the first state to implement…

County health officials warn of spike in severe flu cases, including one death

County health officials warn of spike in severe flu cases, including one death

The Eagle County Public Health Department is warning residents of an increase in severe cases of influenza in recent days, including five hospitalizations and one flu-related death. Officials are urging…

Eagle County aims to capitalize on real estate’s ‘walkability’ trend

Eagle County aims to capitalize on real estate’s ‘walkability’ trend

The trend toward walkable neighborhoods seems to be gaining strength, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors released October 31. Sixty percent of respondents to the…

Vail opens Friday with skiing out of Lionshead, Vail Village

Vail opens Friday with skiing out of Lionshead, Vail Village

Thanks to recent snowfall and good snowmaking conditions, Vail will open Friday with more terrain than it typically offers on opening day, including lift access out of both Lionshead and…

Vail police to host meetings to address concerns about passenger transportation ordinance

Vail police to host meetings to address concerns about passenger transportation ordinance

Ahead of the coming winter season, the Vail Police Department will host meetings Nov. 21 and Dec. 4 to review and discuss implementation of the Vail Passenger Transportation ordinance. The…

Bruno leads all vote-getters in Vail Town Council election

Bruno leads all vote-getters in Vail Town Council election

Vail will have three new town council members after Tuesday’s municipal election, which saw businesswoman Jenn Bruno earn the highest number of votes at 568. Dave “Bone” Chapin, an owner…

USA Pro Challenge to feature Vail Pass Time Trial but no Beaver Creek finish

USA Pro Challenge to feature Vail Pass Time Trial but no Beaver Creek finish

The USA Pro Challenge cycling stage race will be back in Vail for the classic Vail Pass Time Trial again in 2014, but Beaver Creek will not host a mountaintop…

Eagle County sheriff seeks help solving recent burglaries

Eagle County sheriff seeks help solving recent burglaries

The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help solving three burglaries in Edwards and Eagle last week. On Thursday, Oct. 24, deputies responded to three locations (two in Edwards…

Vail, Beaver Creek enjoy new snow, crank up high-efficiency snowmaking system

Vail, Beaver Creek enjoy new snow, crank up high-efficiency snowmaking system

Vail and Beaver Creek have both received about a half a foot of new snow this week, with a couple of more inches in the forecast through midday on Friday.…

Eagle County commissioners to weigh retail pot regs at Oct. 29 hearing

Eagle County commissioners to weigh retail pot regs at Oct. 29 hearing

The Eagle County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider a draft amendment to the county’s land use regulations that would allow retail marijuana businesses to operate in certain zone…