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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 Council and town staff.

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 daylight hours. 

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. 

Vail Offers Tips for an Enjoyable Fourth of July Celebration

  • 4 July 2019
Vail Offers Tips for an Enjoyable Fourth of July Celebration
Vail America Days™ organizers are ready to welcome guests and area residents for the extended Fourth of July holiday which includes a full week of activities leading up to Vail’s popular parade and fireworks display on July 4th. Those who gather in Vail and throughout the county are being asked to be mindful that fire restrictions could be enacted at any time for Vail, Eagle County and other surrounding public lands. In addition, all personal fireworks are banned in Vail.

Arrest Made in Bike Theft Investigation

  • 3 July 2019
Arrest Made in Bike Theft Investigation
The Vail Police Department has arrested a 60-year-old Denver man for two bike thefts that occurred in Vail last week. The suspect, Robin Clifton, has been charged with second degree burglary, two counts of felony theft and misdemeanor criminal mischief.

Vail Police: Secure Your Bike and Vehicle

  • 27 June 2019
Vail Police: Secure Your Bike and Vehicle
Vail Police are advising bicyclists to secure their equipment following a recent increase in thefts. Numerous bikes, even those secured with locks or cables, have been stolen in recent days. Bikes that are out in the open have been most susceptible to being stolen. Owners are encouraged to bring their bikes into their residences or take extra security measures.

Colorado Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 26

  • 23 June 2019
Colorado Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 26
Join riders across Colorado in celebrating June as “Bike Month” by trading your keys for a helmet and biking to work on Wednesday, June 26. The Climate Action Collaborative, Sole Power, Colorado Department of Transportation, Beaver Creek, ECO Trails and the towns of Vail, Avon, Minturn, Eagle and Gypsum, plus local bike shops and other businesses are supporting this statewide event by rewarding residents who choose to bike or walk to their workplace.

Bear Season Tips from the Vail Police Department

  • 20 June 2019
Bear Season Tips from the Vail Police Department
Residents are being asked to be diligent about keeping their garbage stored properly now that bear season is underway. The Vail Police Department has fielded numerous bear calls since taking the first report of the season in the 3100 block of Booth Falls Court on April 16. 

Reminders for Users of Paved Recreation Trails in Vail

  • 7 June 2019
Reminders for Users of Paved Recreation Trails in Vail

Vail’s kick off to the summer season is here and that means more activity on the recreation trails throughout town. This includes use of electric-assisted bikes and authorized group Segway tours.Town regulations allow class 1 and class 2 e-bikes and guided Segway tours on the paved recreation trails in Vail. 

Tips to Access GoPro Mountain Games and Go Green

  • 7 June 2019
Tips to Access GoPro Mountain Games and Go Green
Participants and spectators attending the GoPro Mountain Games June 6-9 are encouraged to join the event’s emphasis on sustainability and reduce their carbon footprint by biking, walking or taking the bus. As an additional incentive to leave your car at home and help reduce your environmental impact, join the town’s free Sole Power Challenge at solepower.org and log your miles.
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