Ryan Summerlin June 17, 2008
40780 US Highway 6 & 24, Avon, CO 81620Vail, Colo., 81658(970) 949-0555•Name and location:Vail DailyEagle/Vail, Colorado•When was it founded and by whom?Jim Pavelich. 6/15/81•What the ownership has been?Jim Pavelich started and owned the Vail Daily until Swift Newspapers purchased it on October 1, 1993.•When did it become part of Swift Newspapers?October 1, 1993•Any history as to the frequency of publications?Started as a five-day, per week paper on 8.5″ by 14″ two-sided sheet feed job. It went to six days a week in 1989, and seven days per week in 1992.•Today’s publication schedule and circulation figures:Daily, 13,000 circulation•Number of full-time and part-time employees:The Vail Daily has about 25 employees who work exclusively for the newspaper. CMNM then shares approximately 60 employees who are headquartered in the Vail Daily building.•Total region served and anything of special interest about the area:Eagle Valley, also known as the Vail Valley, home of the best ski resorts in North America, Beaver Creek and Vail.•Anything of special interest about the newspaper?We are a free newspaper and have a tremendous number of daily advertisers. These businesses change their ads sometimes daily. We can average 70 to 100 pages per day throughout the year. Between classified and display, there are also a combined average of 1,000 ads per day in the Vail Daily.