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Trail running series wraps up for the season

September 16, 2019

The Vail Recreation District’s trail running series wrapped up Saturday with the Dynafit MeadowGold 5K & 10K, presented by the town of Minturn. The seven-race summer series began in May with the Boneyard Boogie in...




Mazzuca: Democratic socialism — the ultimate oxymoron

September 15, 2019

Whenever I hear the phrase, “democratic socialism,” I’m reminded of Woody Allen’s comment about restaurants in the Catskills: “The food isn’t very good, but at least the portions are small.” Democratic socialism is the ultimate...


Norton: Winning happens when we choose to win

September 15, 2019

When we are intentional about making our choices and deliberate when it comes to choosing our own path, we typically increase our chances of success.  It’s when we allow others to make our choices for...



Vail police make arrest in burglary investigation

September 15, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the Vail Police Department Investigations Unit arrested Edgar Alonso Saenz-Lopez, 30, of Gypsum, in connection with a rash of residential burglaries in Vail. Saenz-Lopez is charged with six counts of second-degree...



Right lane of eastbound I-70 near Vail Pass now open

September 15, 2019

Both lanes of traffic on eastbound on Interstate 70 are now open after the right lane was blocked near Vail Pass close to mile marker 186. Officials are asking drivers to slow down and move...


Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

September 15, 2019

Editor’s note: The Vail Daily began reporting on issues at the Eagle River Village mobile home park in Edwards in July in an ongoing series written by David O. Williams. The first story shed light on complaints...


EVHS gets football win

September 14, 2019

Let’s be honest: There’s a reason both Eagle Valley and Battle Mountain have Alameda on their schedules. Both teams need an early-season win, and both teams got them. Eagle Valley generated a bunch of turnovers...


Eagle Valley cross-country shines at home meet

September 14, 2019

One-hundredth of a second: That’s all that separated the Blair sisters on Saturday morning. That’s a blink of an eye. Samantha Blair edged her older sister, Joslin, with a time of 18 minutes, 30.09, seconds....





Van Ens: Who controls Congress’s purse?

September 14, 2019

Does your heart beat bolder or race wildly because of the constitutional struggle between the president and Congress over monetary authority for funding a border wall? Delegates signed the United States Constitution on September 17,...


Hotel-like condo project gets approval in Avon

September 14, 2019

The Avon Town Council has approved the development plan for Colorado World Resorts, an 81-unit project located on Highway 6. Pre-construction has already begun on the 4 acres of the developable area located adjacent to...




Curious Nature: Decomposition is just the start

September 14, 2019

The arrival of September comes with a shifting in coloration of the aspen tree leaves from light green to a blaze of golden light. The soft rustling of the leaves and the sweet aroma of aspen...