Cold temps could cause water damage to homes

By Melanie Wong VAIL —As cold temperatures continue in the high country, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District reminds residents and businesses to protect water meters and supply lines from low temperatures to prevent freezing. A frozen meter or water line may burst and can result in water damage to a property.Lack of water in […]

Cold temps could cause water damage

By Melanie Wong VAIL – As cold temperatures continue in the High Country, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District reminds residents and businesses to protect water meters and supply lines from low temperatures to prevent freezing. A frozen meter or water line may burst and can result in water damage to a property.Lack of water […]

Ski areas win water fight

By Randy Wyrick WASHINGTON — The latest potential federal water grab may have dried up Wednesday morning when the U.S. Forest Service threw in the towel.Ski area operators and ranchers say the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management had been trying to force them to turn over their private water rights — without […]

Ski areas win water fight with US Forest Service

By Randy Wyrick WASHINGTON — The latest potential federal water grab may have dried up Wednesday morning when the U.S. Forest Service threw in the towel.Ski area operators and ranchers say the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management had been trying to force them to turn over their private water rights — without […]

Ski areas win water fight with feds

By Randy Wyrick WASHINGTON — The latest potential federal water grab may have dried up Wednesday morning when the Forest Service threw in the towel.Ski area operators and ranchers say the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management had been trying to force them to turn over their private water rights — without compensation […]

Where to ski — and ride — now

By Edward Stoner Beaver Creek Mountain:EVERYDAY TRAILCentennial (Willy’s Face)The main lift out of Beaver Creek is the Centennial Express Lift. The trail beneath the “Chondola” is well maintained throughout the season, as it is usually the first thing people see as they ride the chairlift, or gondola, for the first time. Riding up each morning, […]

VIDEO: Fresh snow in Rasputins

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 reports from Rasputins Revenge on Vail Mountain, which has recorded 5 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours. Vail Daily reporter John LaConte uses […]

New Year’s resolution: Don’t miss a thing in the Vail Valley in 2016

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series about New Year’s resolutions, running daily through Tuesday.Ending a year means taking stock of the previous 12 months while simultaneously looking toward the next 365 days. This can take the form of wishful thinking, calendar scanning and, perhaps, making resolutions. Approximately 45 […]

Our bright kids shine

By Randy Wyrick AVON — Relax, our future is in good hands.The Youth Foundation’s Lindsey Myers put a bunch of their college scholarship winners in a room Tuesday morning, and collectively they answered that age old question, “What’s wrong with kids these days?”The answer: Not one thing.The event brought together scholarship recipients and donors, who […]

Youth Foundation gives dollars for scholars

By Randy Wyrick AVON — Relax, our future is in good hands.The Youth Foundation’s Lindsey Myers put a bunch of their college scholarship winners in a room Tuesday morning, and collectively they answered that age old question, “What’s wrong with kids these days?”The answer: Not one thing.The event brought together scholarship recipients and donors, who […]