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6/23/2017 - County awards first round of Neighborhood Partnership Program grants

The Neighborhood Partnership Program has announced a total of $24,729 in grant awards to five local organizations. Read More

6/23/2017 - County to host meeting on waste diversion

Eagle County Solid Waste & Recycling will host a community stakeholder meeting from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on June 28 to discuss opportunities for waste management, recycling and waste diversion in northwest Colorado. Read More

6/23/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week - Medical Issues for Survivors

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week continues through tomorrow. Today we discuss lightning medical issues for survivors. Read More

6/22/2017 - Review of Tree Farm PUD continues on Monday

The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will continue review of the Tree Farm Planned Unit Development preliminary plan on Monday, June 26. Read More

6/22/2017 - Free lunch and learn on home solar installation

Eagle County’s CSU Extension Office will be hosting a free "lunch and learn" on home solar installation from noon to 1 p.m. on June 27. Read More

6/22/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week - Indoor Lightning Safety

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week continues through Saturday. Today we discuss indoor lightning safety. Read More

6/21/2017 - Vail Daily guest column: Dog rescued from shelter now saves humans’ lives

K9 companion rescued from shelter saving humans’ lives -Retires after 9 years of service 
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6/21/2017 - County welcomes new Aviation, Community Development directors

Eagle County is welcoming two new directors to the organization, Kip Turner as aviation director and Damian Peduto as community development director. Read More

6/21/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week - Outdoor Risk Reduction

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week continues through Saturday. Today we discuss outdoor lightning risk reduction. Read More

6/20/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week - The Science of Lightning

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week continues through this Saturday. Today we discuss the science of lightning. Read More

6/19/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week - Colorado Lightning Threat

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week continues through Saturday. Today we discuss the lightning threat across the Centennial State. Read More

6/18/2017 - Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Governor John Hickenlooper has declared the week of June 18 through June 24 as Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Lightning strikes the ground in our state over a half million times each year and with many of us. Read More

6/16/2017 - Planning Department Closed Monday, June 19

Department offices will be closed on Monday, June 19 to resume regular business hours Tuesday, June 20. Read More

6/15/2017 - Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 28

Wednesday, June 28 is Colorado Bike to Work Day, and Eagle County is rewarding residents who leave the car at home and bike, ride or walk to work. Read More

6/14/2017 - Community members advocate for children and families in Eagle County

On Monday, June 5, thirteen family leaders graduated from the Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI), a family civics program that helps adults become effective leaders in their communities. Read More

6/08/2017 - Life-or-death role of Vail Public Safety Communications Center

Sheriff James Van Beek - Valley Voices - Life-or-death role of Vail Public Safety Communications Read More

6/08/2017 - Eagle County one of 16 counties recognized by CDHS for outstanding performance

Eagle County one of 16 counties recognized by CDHS for "2016 C-Stat Distinguished Performance" at the Colorado Counties Inc. Summer Conference. Read More

6/05/2017 - Human Services to host screening of award-winning film “Resilience”

The Department of Human Services will host a screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope” at the Colorado Mountain College campus in Edwards on June 12. Read More

6/01/2017 - Teen Injured by Accidental Discharge


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6/01/2017 - Planning Department Closed Tuesday, June 13

Eagle County’s Planning Department offices will be closed on Tuesday, June 13 to reopen Wednesday, June 14. Read More

6/01/2017 - County signs compact in support of climate action

Eagle County and the towns of Avon, Eagle, Minturn and Vail were among the 27 jurisdictions from across the state that signed on to the Compact for Colorado Communities. Read More

6/01/2017 - Elected official open houses in El Jebel

Community members are invited to join Eagle County’s administrative elected officials for the first in a series of monthly open houses in El Jebel from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8. Read More