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Skier dies at Winter Park Resort

February 20, 2020

A skier died Tuesday at Winter Park Resort after suffering from an apparent medical episode, according to the resort. Around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, a 58-year-old man from Westminster was skiing on White Rabbit when he...


Obituary: Patricia Jacobs

February 19, 2020

Patricia Anne Jacobs, 73, of Eagle, Colorado since 1997 passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Eagle. She was born June 14, 1946 in Philadelphia to Frank and Gwendolyn Wolf. She graduated from Palmyra...


Obituary: Derek Neel

February 19, 2020

Derek Wesley Neel, 42, formerly of Eagle, passed away February 13 in his home in Royse City, Texas. He was born on August 10, 1977 in Daytona Beach, Florida to William Michael Neel and Mildred...


Walsh wins World Cup GS; salutes Shiffrin family

February 19, 2020

Vail’s Thomas Walsh won Wednesday’s Para Alpine Skiing World Cup giant slalom in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, and dedicated the victory to Jeff Shiffrin, who passed away earlier this month. Walsh, a cancer survivor, and Mikela Shiffrin...



Letter: It’s 1933 all over again

February 19, 2020

In the United States today, we are living in a very similar situation to 1933 Germany. I recommend to all of you, Republican, Democrat, independent, libertarian, to broaden your horizons a bit and read the book...


Letter: Giving thanks for the Thrifty Shop

February 19, 2020

A few years ago my mother passed and the family had the arduous task of cleaning out the house for sale. It is such a terrible experience. You are in shock, sad and grieving, and...


Letter: Tell Cory Gardner to protect Colorado’s future

February 19, 2020

The future is looking grim. Coastal cities are already experiencing the effects of rising sea levels, Houston has “100-year” floods annually, and each summer seems to set heat records for Colorado. Studies predict there will...


School Views: Striving for distinction

February 19, 2020

We believe that Eagle County Schools can be a “District of Distinction.” All of the pieces are present to propel our district into the upper echelon of Colorado school districts. We have energetic and capable...




How to find the right REALTOR®

February 19, 2020

In today’s world, there are so many options at your fingertips with modern technology. It can be daunting to ensure the person you’re hiring to sell or buy a home is a savvy, trustworthy professional....




Colorado marijuana sales hit a record $1.75 billion in 2019

February 19, 2020

Last year was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales in Colorado since the state’s voters legalized recreational marijuana. Medical and recreational cannabis sales hit a record $1.75 billion in 2019, up 13% from 2018,...


Obituary: Jordyn Driver

February 18, 2020

Grandma,” pealed the voice filled with joy and bubbling pride. “I’m going to be 30 years old. I’m making the big 30.” Her excitement was highly contagious. We immediately started planning a sizable party. Holi,...