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Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail

  • 16 November 2019
Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail
At 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, the Vail Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the area of westbound I-70 at mile marker 177 after receiving several 911 calls. Two vehicles traveling westbound collided causing both vehicles to leave the road. One vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lanes of I-70 and the second vehicle came to rest on North Frontage Road. One occupant of each vehicle was ejected during the crash. 
 

Colorado State Patrol and Vail Police Conduct Chain Inspection and Enforcement

  • 14 November 2019
Colorado State Patrol and Vail Police Conduct Chain Inspection and Enforcement
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, members of the Colorado State Patrol and the Vail Police Department conducted a chain inspection station on Interstate 70 eastbound near the 178 mile marker chain station. In total, 317 commercial vehicles were contacted by the officers. Of those, 306 were found to have chains or sanders. Eleven were found to not have any sufficient equipment and were issued citations, accordingly. 

Vail Police Ask for Help in Locating Good Samaritans to Assist with Investigation

  • 14 November 2019
The Vail Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the good Samaritans who helped transport an unconscious woman to Vail Health in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 13. Information about the circumstances surrounding her discovery could assist police in its investigation to determine how her injuries were sustained.

Vail Flag Burning Suspect Turns Himself In

  • 12 November 2019
Vail Flag Burning Suspect Turns Himself In
At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Mitchell Hamilton, 22, of EagleVail, turned himself in to the Vail Police Department. Hamilton said he was contacted by friends after they saw him on social media posts in relation to his alleged involvement in burning another person’s property.

Vail Police Seek Information About Arson on Bridge Street

  • 11 November 2019
Vail Police Seek Information About Arson on Bridge Street
At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, the Vail Police Department responded to a report of an American flag being burned on Bridge Street in Vail Village. The flag had been hanging outside a business. A surveillance photo has been released by the department of an individual who may have information related to the vandalism. 

Vail Police Seek Information About Recent Motorcycle Theft

  • 11 November 2019
Vail Police Seek Information About Recent Motorcycle Theft
The Vail Police Department is releasing surveillance photos from the Solaris parking garage as it seeks assistance from the public in locating a 2005 to 2010 blue Jeep Grand Cherokee. The owner of the vehicle may have information related to the theft of a 2017 KTM 250 XC motorized dirt bike which was stolen from the Solaris garage at approximately 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 11

  • 5 November 2019
Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 11
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. 11 and continuing through April 19. Throughout the winter season, the Public Works Department is prepared to maintain Vail’s frontage roads and residential streets in a timely manner during and following each snowstorm. However, for efficient snow removal operations on Vail’s streets, residents and homeowners are asked to follow the town’s snow removal policies.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned This Week as Conditions Allow

  • 27 October 2019
Pile Burning in Vail Planned This Week as Conditions Allow
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for the week of Oct. 28 as conditions permit. The operations will take place beginning Monday, Oct. 28 on the hillside above Stephens Park in the Intermountain neighborhood. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project, a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail.

National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 26 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 25 October 2019
National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 26 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. 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.

Vail Transportation Permits Required for New Season

  • 25 October 2019
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. 

Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 9th Annual Coat Drive Oct. 21 to Nov. 6

  • 18 October 2019
Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 9th Annual Coat Drive Oct. 21 to Nov. 6
Catholic Charities and the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance are sponsoring their 9th Annual Fall Coat Drive. Over the last several years, this coat drive has distributed over 4,000 coats to local kids and families in need. This year, the coat drive continues to focus on kids coats and outer winter gear; however, adult coats, snow pants, snow boots and gloves are also being collected and distributed. Coats are being collected from Oct. 21 through Nov. 6.

Red Flag Warning for Oct. 9

  • 9 October 2019
Red Flag Warning for Oct. 9
 A Red Flag Weather Warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Within the Town of Vail, the burning of any material is prohibited during a Red Flag Weather Warning. Expect gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels.

Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 30 September 2019
Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and on Tuesday, Oct. 15 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2020 municipal budget. The $85.4 million expenditure plan is available by clicking here. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 5.2 on the Oct. 1 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

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

  • 26 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.
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