On the Hill: Time to get geared up

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte visits with Minishred and talks gear at the annual Blizzard Sale, which is located at the bottom of Gondola One and runs through August 9. Vail […]

Second annual Public Safety Awards nominations open

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Rotary Clubs of Eagle, Edwards and Vail, in conjunction with the Eagle County Public Safety Council, are pleased to announce the second annual Public Safety Appreciation Awards night to honor Eagle County’s most outstanding first responders. The program was created to provide an opportunity for the […]

Public Safety Awards nominations open

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Rotary Clubs of Eagle, Edwards and Vail, in conjunction with the Eagle County Public Safety Council, are pleased to announce the Second Annual Public Safety Appreciation Awards night to honor Eagle County’s most outstanding first responders. The program was created to provide an opportunity for the […]

Summer lodging numbers up slightly

By Scott Miller VAIL — Despite a handful of potential speed bumps, Vail’s summer lodging business has been bustling.The most recent data from DestiMetrics, a Denver-based analysis and consulting firm, show Vail’s summer lodging business growing from 2014. In June, the town’s lodges and condos were running right at 50 percent occupancy, a good number […]

Vail Daily column: Another chapter for historic Camp Hale

By Edward Stoner Most residents and many visitors to Vail and the Eagle River Valley know of Camp Hale as a former World War II mountain warfare training camp and current recreation mecca. Thousands of visitors flock to the area each year to enjoy camping, hiking, climbing, fishing, ATV riding, snowmobiling and skiing.Fewer visitors, however, […]

Local photo guild event features John Fielder show

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Renowned photographer John Fielder will present the best photos from a competition, “Ten Days on the Colorado.”The Vail Valley Art Guild Photographers participated in the competition that spanned 10 days, July 3-12.Fielder judged the competition, and all the prints will be displayed at the Gypsum Library during August.Along with the […]

Profile: Western painter Douglas Wodark at Beaver Creek

By Melanie Wong BEAVER CREEK — Clad in a cowboy hat and homemade leather apron marked by the patina of years in the sun and streaks of vibrant oils, you are sure to find Western artist Douglas Wodark continuing to create new paintings even while at the Beaver Creek Art Festival this weekend. The summer […]

Profile: Watch-inspired artist at Beaver Creek

By Melanie Wong BEAVER CREEK — “Living in the moment and not by your wristwatch” is artist Annmarie Siegel’s mantra, a daily way of life she shares with those she meets. However, watches are an integral part of her creative existence. She re-purposes old watch parts into unique works of wearable art. Her designs include […]

Flying across cultures with BalletX

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Globalization has been a political and economic hot topic for decades, and Rosie Langabeer is bringing it to ballet. A New Zealand composer and performer, Langabeer has set U.S. and New Zealand history to music for “Sunset o639,” which will be performed by BalletX at the Vilar Center in Beaver […]