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Eagle County Fair and Rodeo announces royalty for 2023

The Eagle County Fair and Rodeo has selected a new queen and princess for 2023. “Serving as rodeo royalty is a serious commitment with amazing rewards,” said Hanna Albertson, the Fair and Rodeo Advisory board chairwoman. “Reigning as queen and princess provides young women with the opportunity to serve as role models, helps them improve communication skills, builds their confidence, and allows them to serve their community.”
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Virtual fencing helps Colorado rancher keep track of cattle herd

PARSHALL, Colo. — When a Colorado rancher moved to the mountains, she suddenly had to play hide and seek with her cows – and found a solution to her wandering herd through a new kind of technology. “It’s really easy for them to hide," said Deborah Fitch, standing...

8 Alpine Slides You Need to Check Out in Colorado This Summer

You don't need to be skiing or snowboarding to catch a thrill in Colorado's High Country. There's another option for adventure seekers during the warmer months: the alpine slide. These coasters offer exhilarating fun against the backdrop of the Centennial State's beautiful mountain towns. Some of them are open in...

Meet Your Chef: Luis Romero of The Red Lion

Editor’s Note: The Vail Daily is showcasing area chefs in a new series called “Meet Your Chef” so you can learn a bit more about those creating art in the kitchen. If you’re a local chef and would like to be a part of this series, please email Tricia Swenson ( and Sean Naylor (

Democracy itself is on the ballot in Tuesday’s Colorado primary election

With the June Jan. 6 hearings wrapping up Thursday and Colorado’s primary election set for Tuesday, June 28, the debate over where candidates stand on the 2020 presidential contest – whether they still believe in “the big lie” or the fact of a free and fair election – is raging from Eagle County to Washington, D.C.

Vail Lacrosse Shootout returns with rising stars, NCAA champions, former pros and more

For 50 years, lacrosse enthusiasts from across the country and world have ascended to valley for the Vail Lacrosse Shootout. With nine divisions, there is a game for rising stars, NCAA champions, former pros and die-hard masters. While the lacrosse action promises to be riveting across the board, the U19 and elite fields provide local flavor and world-class athleticism — two ingredients deserving of a deeper dive.

Letter: Ban hellfire triggers

Thinking back a couple hundred mass shootings ago, you may remember the Las Vegas shooting, where one man was able to shoot over 400 people, killing 60. He used a “bump-stock,” which turned his weapons into fully-automatic killing machines. Even Donald Trump could see how bad these devices...

Town to acquire residential property in West Vail neighborhood

The town of Vail is set to acquire an existing home in the West Vail neighborhood as part of its ongoing buy-down program for employees working at a business in Eagle County or the Vail town government. The home is located at 2059 Chamonix Lane, Unit 11, within the Vail Heights Condominiums.

President Ford’s ‘Winter White House’ in Colorado lists for $13M

A Vail, Colorado, mountain chateau that served as the holiday retreat for former US President Gerald R. Ford and first lady, Betty Ford has hit the market for $13 million, The Post has learned. Ford, an avid skier, is said to have lived in the home following his presidency in the late 1970s and into the 1980s, according to listing agent Tye Stockton with Compass, who is representing the seller. “On a rare occasion, I have the privilege of representing a storied property in Vail. 998 Ptarmigan Rd is that home,” Stockton told The Post. “Frequented by President Gerald Ford...
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Passport event to celebrate Yampa River Botanic Park

The Yampa River Botanic Park will host its second annual Passport Through the Botanic Park gala from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25. The event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the park with several different food and drink stations, which coordinate with different flora and fauna gardens, according to Jennifer MacNeil, the park’s executive director.

Letter: Dogs, bikes, and hikes

I need to start this letter by saying that I love dogs. I have always had dogs and it would be hard to live without one. So this is not a complaint about dogs, but it is a concern about allowing dogs off-leash in crowded places. In the past week,...