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Vail Town Council to Review Status of Colorado Classic Cycling Race at Nov. 20 Meeting

  • 17 November 2018
Vail Town Council to Review Status of Colorado Classic Cycling Race at Nov. 20 Meeting
Lessons learned as well as future opportunities for professional cycling in Vail will be discussed by the Town Council during its regular evening meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The discussion will include an overview of feedback received to date following the town’s sponsorship of two stages of the 2018 Colorado Classic held Aug. 16-17. The agenda item is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which includes opportunities for public comment.

Vail Transportation Permits Required for New Season

  • 8 November 2018
Transportation providers doing business in Vail are reminded that a permit is required to provide passenger service within the town. The permit system was established in 2012 to help regulate the town’s management of shuttles, limousines, taxis, buses and other transportation services, including Uber and Lyft.

Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 12

  • 6 November 2018
Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 12
The Town of Vail will soon be transitioning to its winter snow removal operations. As such, no on-street parking will be available within the town beginning Monday, Nov. 12 and continuing through April 21.

Several Vehicle Break-ins Reported in West Vail

  • 5 November 2018
The Vail Police Department is investigating several overnight car break-ins that occurred in West Vail. In each instance, the vehicle was unlocked and personal belongings were taken. The Vail Police Department would like to encourage residents to lock their vehicles and refrain from leaving any valuables in their cars, including personal identification.

Operation Tread Safe Underway

  • 5 November 2018
Operation Tread Safe Underway
Law enforcement officers are taking an extra look at tire tread throughout Eagle, Garfield and Summit Counties this fall. Operation Tread Safe is a multi-agency partnership involving the Vail Police Department, Avon Police Department, Colorado State Patrol and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. To assist, officers, deputies and troopers are equipped with discount coupons for services from participating tire companies in Eagle County, Summit County and Garfield County. The discounts, which include savings on new tire purchases, are valid until April 1, 2019.

Missing Party Found Deceased in East Vail

  • 1 November 2018
Missing Party Found Deceased in East Vail
At 8:44 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, Vail Police took a missing person’s report for Margo Taryn Khalili, a 26-year-old female, who lived in Vail. Vail Mountain Rescue responded to assist Vail Police with the search efforts in the East Vail area where Khalili was last seen around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. At 1:45 p.m. Thursday, members of Vail Mountain Rescue located the body of Khalili deceased in Gore Creek, east of Bighorn Park. 

Vail Police Respond to Construction Thefts

  • 26 October 2018
Vail Police Respond to Construction Thefts
The Vail Police Department has received several reports of burglaries to construction sites and construction storage containers. The Vail Police Department is encouraging construction site managers to thoroughly secure areas in which construction tools are stored and provide adequate lighting to work sites. 

National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 27 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 26 October 2018
National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 27 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 27. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building, 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. Getting rid of unused medications helps prevent accidental and intentional misuse of these items while safe disposal protects water sources by keeping drugs out of wastewater and the landfill. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 8th Annual Coat Drive

  • 23 October 2018
Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 8th Annual Coat Drive
Catholic Charities and the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance are sponsoring their 8th Annual Fall Kids Coat Drive.  Over the last several years, this coat drive has distributed over 3,800 coats to local kids and families in need. This year, only kids coats and outer winter gear is being collected and distributed. Kids coats are being collected through Nov. 9,

Vail Police Investigating Fatal Traffic Crash

  • 15 October 2018
The Vail Police Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash in the 4700 block of Bighorn Road at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. A Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 near the 181.5 mile marker left the roadway coming to rest on Bighorn Road in East Vail. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

National Test of Emergency Alert System Scheduled for Oct. 3

  • 3 October 2018
National Test of Emergency Alert System Scheduled for Oct. 3
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The WEA portion of the test commences at 12:18 p.m. MDT, and the EAS portion follows at 12:20 p.m. MDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed.

Take the Vail Community Wildfire Protection Plan Survey

  • 2 October 2018
Take the Vail Community Wildfire Protection Plan Survey
The Vail Fire Department is inviting community members to participate in an online survey to help in the development of a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Vail’s protection plan will include an assessment of strategies that will be used to prioritize future wildfire mitigation efforts. Residential and commercial property owners as well as other community members are encouraged to participate in the survey. Responses are due by Friday, Oct. 19 with participants eligible to win a $50 amazon gift card.

Vail Police Department Personnel Recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink Badges

  • 2 October 2018
Vail Police Department Personnel Recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink Badges
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Vail Police Department will be wearing pink badges throughout October. The officers will pair the badges with pink undershirts while in uniform. 

Vail Fire Department to Host Wildfire Planning and Education Open House Sept. 25

  • 25 September 2018
Vail Fire Department to Host Wildfire Planning and Education Open House Sept. 25
The Vail Fire Department is inviting community members to attend an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the West Vail Fire Station to help with the planning process as the department develops a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Vail’s protection plan will include an assessment of strategies that will be used to prioritize future wildfire mitigation efforts. Residential and commercial property owners as well as other community members are encouraged to attend the gathering.

2018 Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses

  • 17 September 2018
2018 Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses
Comments and suggestions from the 2018 Town of Vail neighborhood picnics have been compiled. The comments have been sorted into the categories of neighborhoods, Vail Village/Lionshead, transportation, general and compliments. The picnics were held on July 28 at Bighorn Park and on Aug. 7 at Donovan Park and are used as a community outreach measure to connect with residents and guests.
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