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Vail energy audits saving money at homes, businesses

February 21, 2020

VAIL — An energy evaluation can pay dividends. In Vail, those dividends can double. During a report this week to the Vail Town Council, Nikki Maline, the energy programs director at the Walking Mountains Science...

Dillon Gregory Block, 1992-2020

February 20, 2020

Dillon Gregory Block’s family and friends describe him as kind, thoughtful, caring, funny, hardworking and loving. He died too soon, at age 27, on Feb. 15, 2020. Dillon was born in Grand Junction on April...

Vail’s Josef Staufer named latest Vail Trailblazer winner

February 19, 2020

Josef Staufer, known for his impassioned speeches that have inspired bold and visionary actions by Vail’s leadership for nearly 60 years, has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Vail Trailblazer Award. Presented by...

Among the porcupines and camels in Israel and Jordan

February 17, 2020

Imagine you are surrounded by enemies. Although you have forged a fragile peace with some of your less aggressive adversaries, you are outnumbered by your rivals by roughly 50 to 1. To even things out...

Two dead in avalanche near Vail on Muddy Pass

February 16, 2020

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center reported on Sunday that the bodies of two timbersledders buried in an an avalanche have been recovered. The Eagle County Coroner’s Office has identified the victims as Dillon Block, 28,...