Yearly Archives: 2013

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Living in Eagle, Colorado

By | November 27th, 2013|Town News|

by John Helmering Eagle, CO – “A small ‘old west’ town complimented by modern amenities and family neighborhoods located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with world class resorts and international airport less than fifteen minutes away.” Featured in 2009 as a real estate boom town gone bust on PBS Newshour, and again in [...]

Eagle businesses say bike event was boon

By | November 1st, 2013|Town News|

On the second to last Saturday in October 2012, AmericInn Lodge and Suites in Eagle had 14 rooms rented. Last Saturday, the hotel had 48 rooms booked. Of that number, lodge manager Lonnie Leto said 99 percent came from families in town for the Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships. “The guests were a [...]

Thanks to all who supported the Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament

By | October 9th, 2013|Town News|

The Eagle Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone that supported the 17th Annual Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament held on May 31, 2013 at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club. Together with the help of many of the community business owners, the generous donations received, tournament sponsorship support, and the many hours from all the [...]

Town of Eagle 2013 Community Survey .. the Results are IN!

By | September 19th, 2013|Town News|

The following is from the Town of Eagle website: "The Town of Eagle realizes that an essential part of government responsibility is listening to the ideas, wishes and concerns of its citizens. One simple and effective way to accomplish this is by conducting a community survey. Surveys successfully produce accurate and important results to questions [...]

Eagle Chamber hosts ‘Lunch and Learn’ Workshops

By | September 19th, 2013|Town News|

The Eagle Chamber has teamed up with local marketing agency Allegory Studios and business owner, Mick Daly, in an effort to provide local businesses with cutting-edge opportunities for professional development. Two “Lunch and Learn” workshop series kick off in the next few weeks — “Marketing Mastery” and “Life Skills for Success.” Classes in each series [...]

Colorado business confidence surges going into third quarter

By | July 4th, 2013|Chamber News, Town News|

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has continued its strong upward trend, surging into the third quarter of 2013, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The third quarter LBCI posted a reading of 60.5, an increase from 58.1 [...]

Why Join Your Local Chamber of Commerce

By | May 18th, 2013|Town News|

Some business owners might say their schedule is demanding enough at the moment, and the thought of adding one more activity to their busy calendar is unbearable. So why should they try to cram time into their already hectic schedules to join and actively participate in their local chamber of commerce? Because membership in the [...]

Economic Council of Eagle County’s 2013 Workforce Report

By | May 13th, 2013|Town News|

The Economic Council of Eagle County’s 2013 Workforce Report, just published, gives a clear view of what local businesses are thinking about the year ahead. Past year survey information and other local economic indicators are available at www.vailvalleypartnership.com. Major takeaways from this year’s survey: The cautious optimism of last year has given rise to a hopeful outlook [...]

Regional Broadband Strategic Plan Project

By | May 6th, 2013|Town News|

The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) has awarded a $65,000 grant through the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF) to the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) for the development of an eight-county strategic plan to improve broadband capacity across the region. NWCCOG is contributing $50,000 in matching funds and three additional participating counties are contributing [...]

Eagle residents would pay more to live in walkable developments

By | April 17th, 2013|Town News|

Study examines new real estate trends in six Western towns Eagle Ranch is an example of increasingly popular "compact walkable community" development, according to a new study. Eagle residents are willing to pay more per square foot for homes located near shops, schools, parks and restaurants, according to a new market study the nonprofit Sonoran [...]