On the Hill: Bluebird day, lots of powder close out 2014 at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart reports from Bachelor Gulch on this chilly New Year’s Eve morning at Beaver Creek. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/115714011?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 5″in past 48 hours, […]

#VailLive: Conditions updates from Vail Mountain

By Staff Reports VAIL — Snow reporter Sammy Katz is covering Vail Mountain with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #VailLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=1003643&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Vail Valley ski racing: A legacy lives on

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 magazine. Vail and Beaver Creek is hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Feb. 2-15. In 1957, former ski racer and 10th Mountain Division soldier Pete Seibert was hiking with his friend Earl Eaton when the two fell upon the breathtaking expanse of land […]

Shaw Cancer Center partners with CU Cancer Center

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Physicians and staff of the University of Colorado Cancer Center recently renewed a nearly 10-year partnership with Shaw Regional Cancer Center, enhancing access to big city specialists and making clinical trials available to patients in the high country. It’s rare to find highly trained cancer specialists, advanced technology and comprehensive […]

Highway 24 reopens Tuesday after rockslide

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The road from Minturn to Red Cliff is open again — at least for now. A massive rockslide the Saturday evening dumped an estimated 400 tons of rock — and several boulders the size of pickup trucks — onto U.S. Highway 24 just above Minturn. The slide damaged two […]

Highway 24 reopens after slide

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The road from Minturn to Red Cliff is open again — at least for now. A massive rockslide the evening of Dec. 27 dumped an estimated 400 tons of rock — and several boulders the size of pickup trucks — onto U.S. Highway 24 just above Minturn. The slide […]

Artist donates painting to raise funds for local resident

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — This holiday season, the Vail community is rallying behind the recovery of Kai Conroy, who has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Myelodysplastic syndrome is a disorder that inhibits the healthy production of blood cells in the bone marrow. Conroy is a therapist at Spa Anjali at the Westin […]