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I-70 Traffic Stops/Lane Closures Resume at Dowd Junction Monday, July 22

  • 19 July 2019
I-70 Traffic Stops/Lane Closures Resume at Dowd Junction Monday, July 22
The Colorado Department of Transportation will stop traffic intermittently on eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 through Dowd Canyon (mile 171-173) on Monday, July 22, for rock scaling operations. Dowd Canyon is between the west end of Vail and the junction of U.S. 6 & 24 (Dowd Junction). 

I-70 Traffic Stops Completed for the Day; No Work Scheduled for Remainder of the Week

  • 15 July 2019
I-70 Traffic Stops Completed for the Day; No Work Scheduled for Remainder of the Week
Traffic stops for rock mitigation operations on Interstate 70 through Dowd Canyon were completed by 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 15. The Colorado Department of Transportation had been intermittently stopping traffic on eastbound and westbound I-70 since 6 a.m. today. No more work is scheduled for the remainder of the week.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13

  • 14 July 2019
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Tuesday, July 23 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town...

I-70 Traffic Stops near Vail Beginning July 15

  • 14 July 2019
I-70 Traffic Stops near Vail Beginning July 15
The Colorado Department of Transportation will intermittently stop traffic on eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 through Dowd Canyon (mile 171 – 173) next week for rock mitigation operations. Dowd Canyon is between the west end of Vail and the junction of U.S. 6 & 24 (Dowd Junction). 

Stolen Property Recovered in Ongoing Bike Theft Investigation

  • 11 July 2019
Stolen Property Recovered in Ongoing Bike Theft Investigation
Police investigators have recovered two bikes as part of its ongoing investigation into a string of recent bike thefts in Vail. Acting on a tip, the stolen property was recovered on Wednesday, July 10, at locations in Denver and Idaho Springs. These high-end bikes were reported stolen from the parking lot at City Market and Vail Das Schone in West Vail on June 25.

Safety Project to impact I-70 Near Vail this Week

  • 8 July 2019
Safety Project to impact I-70 Near Vail this Week
Beginning Tuesday, July 9, one lane will be closed on westbound Interstate 70 for ditch cleaning operations, about one mile west of Vail (mile 173–171). Continuing through Thursday, July 11, the right lane of westbound  I-70 will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Friday, July 12, the lane closure will be in place from 6 a.m. to noon. Delays should be anticipated throughout the day. Due to safety and visibility requirements, rock work must be performed during...

Suspect Faces Numerous Charges Following Incident in Vail

  • 6 July 2019
Suspect Faces Numerous Charges Following Incident in Vail
Evan E. Reichert, 33, of Denver, has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated motor vehicle theft, first degree kidnapping, felony menacing, numerous burglary charges, assault, trespassing and other charges related to the incident at Vail Marriott Mountain Residences on July 5 at 8:20 p.m. 

Suspect Apprehended Following Incident in Lionshead

  • 5 July 2019
Suspect Apprehended Following Incident in Lionshead
At 8:20 p.m. Friday, July 5, the Vail Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 call of a stolen vehicle at the Marriott Mountain Residence, 715 W. Lionshead Circle, which was taken from a valet at knife point.  Officers arrived on scene and a brief chase of the 2019 Chevy SUV ensued. 
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