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12/30/2010 - Electronics recycling event

On Jan. 15, Eagle Valley Alliance for Sustainability and High Country Computers will host an electronics recycling collection event. Read More

12/30/2010 - FBI Academy

Eagle County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Mike McWilliam graduated from the FBI National Academy on December 10, 2010. Read More

12/28/2010 - ECO Transit to offer free late night bus service on New Year’s Eve

ECO Transit will once again offer free late night bus service outbound from Vail between midnight and 2 a.m. on Dec. 31 to accommodate New Year’s Eve celebrations. Read More

12/27/2010 - Lost: diamond ring; Found: honest man and caring community

Last February, part-time Eagle County residents Roger Ward and his wife, Janis Wackenhut Ward, lost an extremely valuable diamond ring … then found a caring community and an incredibly honest stranger. Read More

12/27/2010 - County vaccination prices to increase

Beginning Jan. 3, the cost of vaccines for children ages 18 years and younger at Eagle County Public Health offices will increase from $10 to $14 per vaccination. Read More

12/27/2010 - CSU Extension to host plant and animal workshop Jan. 6

Eagle and Garfield County Colorado State University Extension offices will host a free plant and animal workshop from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Brush Creek Pavilion. Read More

12/23/2010 - Holiday travel tips from Eagle County Regional Airport

Eagle County Regional Airport provides non-stop service to 10 major U.S. cities on four major airlines, and is offering tips for hassle-free travel this holiday season. Read More

12/23/2010 - First Riverview tenants are home for the holidays

Nineteen families at Riverview Apartments have returned home in time to celebrate the holidays following an extensive rehabilitation project at the complex. Read More

12/23/2010 - Eagle River Preserve vehicle access closed for winter

The Eagle River Preserve is officially closed to vehicles for the winter season to allow wildlife to utilize the area as a winter habitat. Pedestrian access is still available from the Hwy. 6 and northeast gates. 
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12/23/2010 - County welcomes new directors

Jill Klosterman is the new Director of Housing, Kelley Collier has assumed the role of Director of ECO Transit and Trails and Gary Hadden is the new Assistant Director of Public Health. Read More

12/22/2010 - Positive identification made of plane crash victims

December 22, 2010 – Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis has confirmed the identities of two men who died following a plane crash on Dec. 15 as Barton Harris, 67, of Brownwood, Texas and Jerry Hoggatt, 73, of Pelham, Ala. Read More

12/16/2010 - Plane crash recovery operations complete

December 16, 2010 – 4:30 p.m. – Search and rescue personnel have successfully recovered the bodies of two victims from yesterday’s plane crash just north of Edwards. Read More

12/16/2010 - Aircraft found north of Edwards confirmed to be missing Harris plane; two fatalities reported

December 16, 2010 – 11 a.m. – The wreckage of a small aircraft that was spotted by a National Guard helicopter this morning (12/16) has been confirmed as the plane that lost radar contact yesterday afternoon while on approach to Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE). Read More

12/16/2010 - Eagle County provides public assistance services for Pitkin County residents

The Eagle County Board of Commissioners has approved a second 3-year contract for Eagle County to provide public assistance services to Pitkin County residents. Read More

12/16/2010 - Aircraft found near search area

December 16, 2010 – 8 a.m. – A National Guard OS58 helicopter crew has spotted the wreckage of an aircraft approximately 3.5 miles north of Edwards, near the area where a private plane lost radar contact with Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) yesterday. Read More

12/15/2010 - Search continues for missing aircraft

December 15, 2010 – 9 p.m. – Officials have confirmed that the private aircraft that lost radar contact with both Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) and Denver Center radar earlier today is registered to Barton Harris of Brownwood, Texas. Read More

12/15/2010 - Search underway for missing aircraft

December 15, 2010 – 5:15 p.m. – A search is underway for a private aircraft that lost radar contact with both Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) and Denver Center radar at approximately 4:30 p.m. today (12/15). Read More

12/15/2010 - New Environmental Health Fee Schedule effective Jan. 3

Eagle County Environmental Health will increase and codify its service fee schedule effective Jan. 3, 2011. The changes will affect on-site wastewater fees, special event food services and child care facilities. Read More

12/14/2010 - Prepayment of Property Taxes

If you wish to prepay your 2010 property taxes, due and payable in 2011, please contact the Treasurer's office at 970-328-8860 to obtain an estimated amount. Read More

12/14/2010 - Dog license renewals available for 2011

Eagle County dog licenses for 2011 are now available for renewal. Read More

12/08/2010 - Budget adoption set for Dec. 14

Final adoption of the budget and the county’s mill levy is scheduled for Dec. 14, with certification of the mill levies for the county and all other taxing entities set for Dec. 21. Read More

12/08/2010 - ECO Transit transfer passes available in January 2011

Starting in January 2011 ECO will start offering transfer passes for $1! Read More

12/03/2010 - County budget hearing set for Dec. 7

A public hearing on the county’s proposed 2011 budget will take place on Dec. 7 during the regular meeting of the Eagle County Board of Commissioners. Read More

12/03/2010 - Next Eagle River Meadows meeting is Dec. 7

The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will continue its review of the Eagle River Meadows Planned Unit Development at 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Eagle County Building in Eagle. Read More

12/01/2010 - New office hours for Vital Records begin Jan. 3

New business hours for Eagle County’s Vital Records Office go into effect on Jan. 3, 2011 Read More

12/01/2010 - VVP to take over Eagle County Volunteer Center

Effective Dec. 1, the Vail Valley Partnership will take over management of the Eagle County Volunteer Center. Read More