Breckenridge, COSummit Daily News

Breckenridge passes new amenity club regulations on first reading

The Breckenridge Town Council unanimously passed an ordinance regulating amenity clubs at resort properties on first reading at its meeting Tuesday, July 27. The ordinance would modify the town code to include a definition for recreation and leisure amenity clubs and restrict non-overnight guest use should it pass on second reading at the Aug. 15 Town Council meeting.
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Matt Solomon announces departure from Eagle Town Council

Eagle Town Council member Matt Solomon announced last week that he will be stepping down from the Town Council, a decision which officially took effect last Wednesday. The decision is not necessarily Solomon’s swan song as a local public servant, but rather an opportunity to “pass the torch” and take a “time out” to enjoy life in the community he holds so dear, he said.
Summit County, COKDVR.com

Man missing after planning to summit Capitol Peak

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — The Summit County Rescue Group says a man is missing after he planned to summit Capitol Peak over the weekend. Kelly McDermett was last seen at the Capitol Peak parking lot at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 31. McDermett planned to summit Capitol Peak early Sunday but has not been seen since, according to the Summit County Rescue Group.
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Many Eagle County workers’ commutes hurt by canyon closure

Many of us commute to work. For some, the drive to work has become much longer thanks to the closure of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon. Massive weekend rockslides in the canyon have closed the highway there for an indeterminate amount of time. The Union Pacific rail line is also closed through the canyon, shutting down both freight and passenger service.
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Vail Valley weather may dry out this weekend

Summer in the Vail Valley and the Western Slope used to feature monsoon moisture that brought afternoon showers in July and August. That pattern has disappeared for the past few years. This year has seen a return to the monsoon patterns. That’s been good news for a drought-parched region, particularly...
Dillon, COSummit Daily News

Sailing champions crowned at 50th annual Dillon Open Regatta

Six sailing champions were crowned at this past weekend’s 50th annual Dillon Open Regatta. Dozens of races in six divisions were hosted Saturday, July 31, and Sunday, Aug. 1, on Dillon Reservoir. Frank Keesling was at the helm to lead the boat Cheetah to victory in all seven of the...
Vail, COrealvail.com

Delicious vegan food in Vail Valley

There are now 9.7 million vegans in America – this figure has increased by 3000% in the last 15 years. Vegan dining has now hit the mainstream, and restaurants and cafes all over the country are now putting plant-based meals on their menu. It is also far easier to get common vegan ingredients, such as Quorn and tofu, as well as vegan meal kits that you can cook at home. Vail Valley has lots of restaurants, cafes and eateries that cater for people following a plant-based diet, so you can always have something delicious to eat, whatever the occasion.
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Eagle River water levels rise above average flow

Streamflows on the local Eagle River have certainly seen a spike the past few days thanks to the recent rain. According to the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District, the Eagle River is experiencing flows 170% higher than normal near Minturn and 144% higher than normal in Avon. This is quite the difference from just four days ago, July 29, when the river level was 49% of the average streamflow for this time of year in Avon.
Grand County, COskyhinews.com

Grand airports get upgrades

Both the Grand County/Granby airport and the Kremmling airport are upgrading facilities this summer. At the Granby airport at the Emily Warner Field, the taxilane is being expanded, an access road is being constructed and a gate is being installed on the north side of the land for a new hangar in the future.
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Weather Forecast For Avon

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Avon: Tuesday, August 3: Showers And Thunderstorms; Wednesday, August 4: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, August 6: Sunny then chance of showers