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Neighborhood Crime

By Trent Thomas When Bob and Kathy moved to Arizona in 2004, they chose to live in Vail. “We were looking for a place to retire. We wanted to escape the hustle and bustle and look forward to the anticipation of having minimal crime as...

Our Power: TEP in Vail

It is a Saturday morning, and Vail resident Adolfo Hernandez wakes up, starts the coffee pot, turns on the kitchen lights, heats up the stove for pancakes, and retrieves ingredients from the refrigerator to prepare the family breakfast. Adolfo...

The Vail Chorale Begins its Fifth Year

Choral music-making in the Vail community continues to enrich the greater Vail area with opportunities for singers to join in blending their voices in four-part harmony, and for audience members to enjoy attending fall and spring...

Scholar to Explore Roadblocks to Middle East...

The late correspondent Eric Sevareid once said, “The chief cause of problems [in international affairs] is solutions.” The Middle East confirms that wisdom. Major sources of division today are a trail of failed solutions, according to Lisa...

Tenor’s Concert Ranges from Art Songs to...

Tenor Edgar Ricaud was born in Nogales, Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona – a true son of our state. Growing up in Nogales, Sonora, he became interested in music and in singing at age 13 through a project in his school...

The Old Spanish Trail Cross Country Route

By J.J. Lamb The other Old Spanish Trail passed through Vail, via Highway 80. It was the name given by a tourism association formed in 1915 to promote business along an all-weather, southern route traversing the country from Saint Augustine to...

Magic Shop Vail

A Magical Marriage in Vail at The Magic Shop

By Khevin Barnes  Driving into Vail from Highway 10 along Colossal Cave Rd., it’s hard not to notice the little white trailer parked permanently across from the Old Vail Shopping Center. Emblazoned on its side in gigantic black letters are...

Local Teen to Participate in the American...

Kelsey Thomas from Vail is one of 20 youth who were selected to participate in the American Youth Leadership Program (AYLP) to Ghana for four weeks this summer. The American Youth Leadership Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of...

Watermelon Feta Salad

by Jennifer Branch  7 cups of cubed watermelon, chilled and well drained 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, finely sliced 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced Olive oil Gently...

Community Gardens

Gardening is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, beautify your surroundings and improve your health. But for those of us who don’t have the space or the know how, community gardening offers the location and the “tools” for successful...