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Obituary: Joan Ross Packer
Joan Ross Packer passed away peacefully in Connecticut on September 3, 2023. She is survived by her beloved family, dear friends, and all those who had the joy of knowing her. The daughter of James and Idema Ross, Joan was raised in Havertown, Pennsylvania. Joan graduated from the University of Delaware and went on to become a commercial flight attendant. After her successful career, Joan married Olympic soccer player Richard Packer and raised two sons, Jeffrey and James.
Experience the Best of Vail: A Guide to 3 Outstanding Resorts
This article presents an overview of three exquisite resorts located in Vail. Have you had the opportunity to experience any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Letter: Will we choose to support our community?
The Colorado Sun story on mountain town homeowners regarding the complaints of short-term rental owners left me wondering if our community will choose to gain wealth over the basic right to housing. What does our inaction on the issue say about the values leading our community?. Personally, It’s hard for...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug-Related Fatal Crash and Teacher Trial Impact Summit County
Two incidents occurred in Summit County, Colorado this week. The first incident involved a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Silverthorne, resulting in the death of a 71-year-old Wyoming woman. Drug use is suspected to be a factor in the crash. The second incident involves the ongoing trial of Leonard Grams, a former Summit Middle School teacher accused of inappropriately touching some of his students.
A Slice of Heaven: Unveiling Dillon's Top 2 Pizza Destinations
In this article, we're exploring two pizza joints located in Dillon. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Eagle, CO
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Eagle.
Local Alert: Vail Police Investigating Theft at Solaris Plaza's Moncler Store, Seek Public's Help
The Vail Police Department is investigating a theft at the Moncler store in Solaris Plaza, Vail Village. On September 17, four individuals allegedly distracted staff, stole items worth over $2,000, and left without paying. It's suspected that these individuals might have targeted other nearby stores.
Obituary: Millie Collier
Millie Campbell Collier was born on April 10, 2016, and left this world to be with Jesus on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Millie came into the world in a hurry and ran and danced her way joyously through her adventurous 7 years on this earth, but left us way too soon. Millie lived and loved like no one else. She had the most generous heart and spread her love freely to everyone she met. She sparkled from the moment she was born. Millie shared her snacks, her toys, her family, her laughs, and her hugs and asked for nothing in return. She was the perfect combination of sweetness and sass, and her secret power was making you feel like the most special person in the world.
Summit Valley Horse Center graduates show off their skills
On Saturday, Sept. 16, graduates of the junior horsemanship classes at Summit Valley Horse Center showed off their skills to their friends and family. In a three-day intensive class during summer vacation, students learned how to care for horses and some basic riding skills. During the days, students learned how...
Irish miners buried in unmarked grave in US town honored with sculpture
The vast majority of those buried came from a mining region in Co Cork
Letter: A great story about a great sign
Great article about the Eagle Valley Medical Center and the Eagle River Foundation that brought back many memories. I’ve told friends and others of this “Eagle Valley Needs a Doctor” sign over the years with many of them disbelieving. I first skied Vail in 1965-66 over the...
Take a Tour of the Beautiful Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
Colorado is home to numerous beautiful botanical gardens. These include Betty Ford Gardens in Vail which is the highest botanical garden, the sprawling Denver Botanical Gardens, and Grand Junction is home to Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is a bit of a hidden gem in Grand Junction...
Volunteers remove an estimated 1,500 pounds of trash from the Blue River
A kayak. A truck bed topper. Shopping carts. A John Mellencamp cassette tape. A jar of chamois cream. These were among the items that more than 150 volunteers removed from the Blue River at the annual River Clean-up Festival hosted by the Blue River Watershed Group on Sunday, Sept. 17.
Town of Vail must pay $17.5 million for parcel where Vail Resorts planned housing but town wants for wildlife
The Town of Vail will have to pay Vail Resorts $17.5 million to acquire a 23-acre parcel where the resort operator planned to build employee housing but the town wants to protect for wildlife. The decision from a valuation hearing sets up the final chapter of an 18-month fight between...
Local Pride: Five Vail Valley Eateries Earn MICHELIN Recommendations
The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) recently announced that five restaurants in Vail Valley, Colorado, have received recommendations from the MICHELIN Guide. This announcement was made during the launch of the first Colorado MICHELIN Guide in Denver in September 2023.
Vail could consider raising lift tax as it seeks new revenue-generating opportunities
As the Vail Town Council looks to the future of the town, its to-do list includes several unfunded, big-ticket items. The council’s current list includes everything from bringing housing to West Middle Creek, Dowd Junction and other sites to revamping its municipal building and civic area, relocating the Children’s Garden of Learning, and other redevelopments and projects on the horizon.
Vail Valley Tennis League celebrates inaugural year
Vail Valley Tennis League coordinator Stephanie Bee hoped to bring Eagle County tennis clubs together this summer by offering a local league-play option. After 10 weeks of doubles matches between 70 players representing six clubs — culminating in an end-of-year banquet last Thursday at the Bill Wright Tennis Center — it’s safe to say, ‘mission accomplished.’
Xfinity Wi-Fi, internet outage plagues parts of Breckenridge, disrupting local business
Multiple establishments and residences in downtown Breckenridge that use Xfinity and Comcast as an internet carrier lost service yesterday. For some businesses, it had hours-long impacts that impeded on day-to-day operations. Employees at Valley Girl boutique on South Main Street recall experiencing an outage beginning around 3 p.m. The store’s...
Local Council to Discuss $17.5M Booth Heights Property Acquisition: Potential Impact on Vail's Bighorn Sheep Herd
The Booth Heights property, a 23-acre land in East Vail, is valued at $17,519,985. This valuation was determined by a three-member commission appointed by the Eagle County District Court. The value is split between two lots: $16,519,985 for Lot 1, a 5-acre housing parcel, and $1 million for Tract A, an 18-acre Natural Area Preservation parcel.
Brief Remarks on the Economy and Monetary Policy
At Independent Community Bankers of Colorado, Golden Jubilee, Vail, Colorado. Thank you for the invitation to join you today, and congratulations on 50 years of working together to better serve the people of Colorado.1 As a former community banker, it is always great to be with community bankers and to recognize the importance of your work to strengthen economic opportunities for your communities and your customers. I look forward to hearing more about the issues affecting your institutions and your customers, including the impact of the Federal Reserve's regulation and supervision.