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Town of Vail to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 18 September 2019
Town of Vail to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail is hosting a seasonal job fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion. Representatives from the town’s parking, transit, police, fire and other departments will be present with information on available job openings. These include bus drivers, parking attendants, year-round emergency services dispatchers, code enforcement officers, accounting technician and early childhood educator with the Eagle Valley Child Care Association.

Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Sep. 18

  • 15 September 2019
Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Sep. 18
In preparation for the likelihood of winter road closures on Interstate 70, the Code Enforcement Team from the Vail Police Department will be greeting motorists in the East Vail neighborhood on Wednesday, Sept.18 to help distribute vehicle access placards issued by the Police Department.

Vail Police Make Arrest in Burglary Investigation

  • 15 September 2019
Vail Police Make Arrest in Burglary Investigation
On Saturday, Sept. 14, the Vail Police Department Investigations Unit arrested Edgar Alonso Saenz-Lopez, 30, of Gypsum, in connection with a rash of residential burglaries in Vail. Saenz-Lopez is charged with six counts of second degree burglary, theft and second degree criminal trespass.

Surveillance Footage of Burglary Suspect Released

  • 4 September 2019
Surveillance Footage of Burglary Suspect Released
The Vail Police Department is continuing to investigate a series of burglaries in the area of West Meadow Road. After reviewing surveillance footage from the surrounding area, the department has located an image of the suspect. The suspect is seen running through the backyard of one of the targeted residences several times with various suspected stolen property.

Vail Police asking for Public’s Help in Solving Burglary Spree

  • 31 August 2019
Vail Police asking for Public’s Help in Solving Burglary Spree
The Vail Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries that have occurred over the past ten days. Six burglaries have taken place that have similar fact patterns and appear to have been committed by the same person. The burglaries have happened on Beaver Dam Road, West Meadow Road and Vail Road. Most of the homes have been unoccupied for an extended time which makes narrowing the time of each incident difficult.

Pepi Gramshammer Memorial Service is Aug. 26; Community Celebration of Pepi's Life to Follow on Sept. 20

  • 26 August 2019
Pepi Gramshammer Memorial Service is Aug. 26; Community Celebration of Pepi's Life to Follow on Sept. 20
The Pepi Gramshammer family is hosting a memorial service for Pepi at the Vail Interfaith Chapel on Monday, Aug. 26. Let's give Pepi a Vail send-off and say one final goodbye! Pepi's hearse will be making a run down Gore Creek Drive around 1:30 to 2 p.m. Monday and will stop in front of Pepi's Restaurant.The greater community is invited to join a Celebration of Pepi’s Life Friday, Sept. 20 at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Additional details regarding the September event will be announced shortly.

Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections

  • 19 August 2019
Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections
Inspired by a vintage photo showing a festive picnic during Vail’s early days, a reboot event is being organized to rekindle that same spirit. Today, nearly 50 years since the earlier gathering, community members are invited to make plans to enjoy a new tradition in the middle of town. The Vail Social community potluck dinner will be taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. Details, including how to sign up to attend, are available at VailSocial.com.

Vail Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Leads in Woman’s Injury

  • 19 August 2019
Vail Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Leads in Woman’s Injury

At 1:18 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, the Vail Police Department received a 911 call reporting a female found unconscious on the sidewalk at 701 West Lionshead Circle. The first arriving patrol officer found her breathing and responsive to verbal stimulus but unable to communicate. The female was transported and stabilized at Vail Health, before being flown via helicopter to a Denver metro area trauma center for further treatment. The female is in stable but critical condition. 

Area Hiking Info Made Easy with Launch of HikeVail.net in Collaboration with U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail

  • 14 August 2019
Area Hiking Info Made Easy with Launch of HikeVail.net in Collaboration with U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail
A new hiking website has been launched in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Town of Vail to make it easy to access information about area trails, including tips on how to enjoy the most popular trails as well as alternative hikes to avoid crowding. Creation of HikeVail.net is one of several actions resulting from an ongoing study between the town, White River National Forest and community representatives to address overcrowding issues at the trailheads in East Vail that lead directly into the Eagles Nest Wilderness.

Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 11 August 2019
Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town.

Volunteers Needed to Assist with Intercept Surveys at East Vail Trailheads

  • 7 August 2019
Volunteers Needed to Assist with Intercept Surveys at East Vail Trailheads
The Town of Vail and U.S. Forest Service are seeking community volunteers to help field an intercept survey that will be used to probe access, crowding and other topics related to the hiking experience on five heavily-used trails in East Vail. These popular trails - Booth Lake, Gore Creek, Deluge Lake, Pitkin Creek and Bighorn Creek - are used to access the Eagles Nest Wilderness.

Join Your Neighbors for National Night Out in Vail and Eagle County on Aug. 6

  • 5 August 2019
Join Your Neighbors for National Night Out in Vail and Eagle County on Aug. 6
The Vail Police Department is inviting community members to join them for the annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  Residents in neighborhoods throughout Vail, Eagle County and across the nation are urged to participate and spend the evening outside with friends and neighbors. Vail’s event will be taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fire Station No. 3 in West Vail, located at 2399 North Frontage Road, and will include a free barbeque and activities for the kids. 

I-70 Work at Dowd Junction Has Been Completed

  • 24 July 2019
I-70 Work at Dowd Junction Has Been Completed
The right lane closure on westbound Interstate 70 through Dowd Junction, just west of Vail, has been removed. Crews were able to complete ditch cleaning operations Tuesday afternoon. Rocks were removed from the ditch parallel to I-70 to improve its effectiveness as a rockfall catch area.

Reminders for Users of Paved Recreation Trails in Vail

  • 23 July 2019
Reminders for Users of Paved Recreation Trails in Vail

Vail’s summer season is in full swing 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. 

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

  • 22 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.
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