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Our View: Try on those home rule shoes, Eagle
Our View: Try on those home rule shoes, Eagle

April 23, 2019

It’s time for Eagle to catch up to nearly every other municipality in Eagle County and become a home rule town. Actually, it’s probably past time but for the first time in decades, the community...


Gov. Polis signs bill requiring name-based background checks
Gov. Polis signs bill requiring name-based background checks

April 23, 2019

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday signed into law a bill requiring certain people to submit to a name-based criminal background check as a condition of employment, appointment, registration, licensure or certification. Current law requires certain...


Will Vail Valley snowpack ease summer wildfire risk?
Will Vail Valley snowpack ease summer wildfire risk?

April 23, 2019

EAGLE COUNTY — People who prepare for and fight wildfires are always at least a little nervous. Dry seasons are easy to understand. But good snowpack years can also be a concern. Will the snow...









A-Basin takes steps to offset carbon emissions
A-Basin takes steps to offset carbon emissions

April 21, 2019

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced it is making two significant steps to offset carbon emissions produced by the resort and guests. A-Basin said it will be offsetting all of its ski-area fuel use — including...






Eagle County airport lost seats but gained guests
Eagle County airport lost seats but gained guests

April 20, 2019

VAIL — The Eagle County Regional Airport was once the state’s second-busiest in the winter months. That ended with a combination of an economic slump, airline consolidation and other factors. Airport officials and local marketing...