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National Drug Take Back Event is April 29 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 23 April 2017
National Drug Take Back Event is April 29 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 29. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building parking lot, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely.

Local 9-1-1 Supervisor Wins State Award

  • 20 April 2017
Local 9-1-1 Supervisor Wins State Award
Vail Public Safety Communications Center Supervisor Bonnie Collard has been named 2017 Supervisor of the Year by the statewide chapter of 9-1-1 professionals. Collard was honored during a presentation ceremony on April 18 sponsored by the National Emergency Number Association and Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials. The annual awards ceremony coincides with National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week and celebrates the top 9-1-1 professionals in the state.

Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather

  • 20 April 2017
Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather
Based on inclement weather forecast for the next few days, the I-70 Vail Underpass project team is delaying the implementation of the Frontage Road one-way detours. These detours are now anticipated to go into effect the week of May 1.

Convenient Access Options Available for Free Spring Back to Vail Concert

  • 12 April 2017
Express transit service will be provided for convenient access to Saturday’s Spring Back to Vail concert venue at Ford Park on Saturday, April 15. With the South Frontage Road closed for passenger drop-off and pick-up by private vehicles, including hotel and private shuttles, the town will provide express bus service from the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures to transport concert-goers directly to the venue.

Vail to Host Construction Season Kick-off Meeting April 12

  • 10 April 2017
The Town of Vail will be hosting its annual construction season kick-off meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12 at Donovan Pavilion, 1600 S. Frontage Road. The meeting will include a new open house format with information on construction staging parameters, noise allowances, contractor parking information, the town’s 24/7 customer portal, contractor registration requirements and inspection schedules. In addition, recycling requirements and streamtract regulations will be available from the town’s environmental team.

Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail April 7

  • 4 April 2017
Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail April 7
Officers from the Vail Police Department are inviting community members to join them for coffee and conversation between 8 and 10 a.m. Friday, April 7 at Starbucks in Vail Village, located at 242 East Meadow Dr.

Vail Man’s Death Confirmed Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

  • 4 April 2017
The Vail Police Department has confirmed the death of a Vail resident, Michael F. Anderson, was a result of carbon monoxide toxicity. Anderson, 47, was found by his wife in his garage on the morning of Feb. 27 at 1460 Buffehr Creek Road, unit #G. Anderson is believed to have inhaled excessive carbon monoxide from an ATV that had been running in the garage earlier that morning. According to the autopsy, there was no significant natural disease or injury. 

Vail Police Hosting Memorial 5k Run on May 6

  • 27 March 2017
Vail Police Hosting Memorial 5k Run on May 6
The Vail Police Department is hosting a 5k run on May 6 to honor fallen Vail Police Officer Ryan Cunningham. The informal run will take place at 9 a.m. with the start area at Vail Mountain School and finishing at Officer Cunningham’s memorial near the Bighorn trailhead in East Vail. Officer Cunningham made the ultimate sacrifice in the early morning hours of May 6, 2001. At the time, he was survived by his wife and young daughter. Officer Cunningham is the only officer to lose his life in the line of duty with the Vail Police Department.

Vail Police Announce Participation in Click It or Ticket Program

  • 26 March 2017
The Vail Police Department is taking part in the statewide Click It or Ticket Campaign. The first enforcement period is from March 27 through April 2. The next period is May 22 through June 4 and the final period is July 17-23.

Telecommunicators Honored for Life-Saving Actions

  • 2 March 2017
Telecommunicators Honored for Life-Saving Actions
Three telecommunicators from the Vail Public Safety Communications Center were honored for their life-saving actions during the past year at the March 7 Vail Town Council meeting. The Life-Saving Recognition Awards were presented to Tina Mojzer, Kelly Klein and Michelle Aranda by Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger and Communications Center Director Marc Wentworth.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Thursday as Conditions Allow

  • 22 February 2017
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for Thursday, Feb. 23 as conditions permit. The operations will take place south of Sequoia Drive in West Vail. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project which is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Town of Vail and Eagle County.

Vail Police Caution Against Ski Pass Fraud

  • 22 February 2017
The Vail Police Department has seen an increase in the amount of fraudulent ski pass use over this same time last season. So far this season, 39 criminal cases have been reported as opposed to only 4 cases last season during the same period. As a reminder, using another person’s ski pass can have criminal consequences and potentially bar the unauthorized user from skiing the entire season.

Interstate Marijuana Distribution Network Suspects Arrested and Charged with Drug Crimes in Eagle County

  • 25 January 2017
Working in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Colorado State Patrol, Eagle County Special Operations Unit and Eagle County Animal Control, the GRANITE Drug Task Force (Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team) served three search warrants in the Eagle-Vail area on Wed., Jan. 25. 

Vail Police Investigate Fraudulent Ski Lift Ticket Sale

  • 18 January 2017
The Vail Police Department is investigating multiple cases of ski lift tickets being fraudulently sold online through third-party vendors. In each case, ski lift tickets are being sold through Craigslist to visitors coming into Vail from out of town. When they arrive to pick up their tickets, they are either non-existent or are fraudulent. 

Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards

  • 13 January 2017
With this season’s accumulating snowfall, Vail Fire and Emergency Services is asking property owners and managers to make arrangements to remove hazardous ice and snow accumulations that may endanger public safety.
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