Alcohol board puts a cork in plans for Eaglecrest bar

The state Alcohol Control Board has killed plans for a bar at Eaglecrest Ski Area this winter.

In a Monday afternoon vote, the five-person board voted unanimously to reject a recreational site alcohol license for The Old Tower Bar, which had been scheduled to operate during ski season.

“This is a bummer. I think they’re doing the town a disservice, but I’m open to hear all sides,” said Abby Williams, owner of Louie’s Douglas Inn and the person behind The Old Tower Bar, to the Empire afterward. Read more here.