Vail Derby Party returns for third year

By Randy Wyrick Saturday’s weather will be spectacular because God, the King of Kings, loves the Sport of Kings — and Saturday is Kentucky Derby Day.The Vail Kentucky Derby Party happens to be Saturday, which is not a coincidence. It’s a benefit for the Children’s Garden of Learning’s outreach program, the Learning Initiative. This serves […]

Devils conquer Gypsum Creek, eye regionals

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — So if you want to go to Carbondale, the way’s through Montrose.That’s what the resurgent Eagle Valley girls golf team hopes to do after winning their home tournament at the Gypsum Creek Golf Course on Tuesday in their final regular-season competition.Next stop is Montrose’s Cobble Creek for the regional tournament […]

Vail Christian girls soccer wins regular-season finale

By Chris Freud RANGELY — Vail Christian girls soccer is going to practice today.The Saints finished the season with an emphatic 6-0 win at Rangely on Wednesday afternoon.A team with a 4-7 record may not seem to have a playoff future, but the Saints are ranked No. 15 in the current maxpreps.com rankings and 12 […]

Saints win regular-season finale

By Chris Freud RANGELY — Vail Christian girls soccer is going to practice today.The Saints finished the season with an emphatic 6-0 win at Rangely on Wednesday afternoon.A team with a 4-7 record may not seem to have a playoff future, but the Saints are ranked No. 15 in the current maxpreps.com rankings and 12 […]

Huskies lacrosse finally beats Steamboat

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — And the rematch is set.For the first time since the schools started playing each other in 2009, Battle Mountain boys lacrosse beat Steamboat Springs, 13-9, on Wednesday night in Edwards to win the Eastern Division of the Mountain Conference and advance to play at Aspen on Friday for the league […]

Hash oil explosion injures one in Eagle-Vail

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE-VAIL — Colorado’s marijuana industry has taken off with a bang — literally.An Eagle-Vail man said a malfunctioning valve in his legal hash oil cooking system caused an explosion Wednesday afternoon.About two hours after the explosion, Ryan Wilhelm, 24, called the Vail Daily from the local hospital to tell his side of […]

Vail Daily Hits and Misses

By Edward Stoner Got a quick Hit or Miss about issues, decisions or goings-on in the valley? Send yours to editor@vaildaily.com to be included.HIT: To news more people flew into the Eagle County Regional Airport this winter than last.HIT: To ski season ending with a powder day, what else? Bands, pond skimming and nice snow […]

Part 2: Vail’s Tom Steinberg describes liberation of Dachau

By Randy Wyrick This is the second in a series commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps, near the end of World War II. Tom Steinberg, who became Vail’s first full-time physician, was a private in the Army’s 42nd Division that liberated Dachau.VAIL — As World War II wound down, Nazis […]

Vail Mountain School does ‘Avenue Q’

By Randy Wyrick Take a stroll down Avenue Q and you’ll hear all the hilarious things you want to say, but, along with clean underwear and combed hair, your mama made sure your internal filter was securely in place.Vail Mountain School is presenting the school edition of “Avenue Q,” the Tony Award-winning Broadway show — […]

Vail Mountain School presents ‘Avenue Q’

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Take a stroll down Avenue Q and you’ll hear all the hilarious things you want to say, but, along with clean underwear and combed hair, your mama made sure your internal filter was securely in place.Vail Mountain School is presenting the school edition of “Avenue Q,” the Tony Award winning […]