Residents split on Vail Trail idea

By scott miller VAIL — The first question at a Vail-sponsored open house about trails brought the only unanimous response. Everyone at the meeting uses town and area trails. After that, agreement was harder to find.Town officials held the open house to provide updates about efforts to bolster the valley’s trail system, both for paved […]

Can the Vail Trail find common ground?

By scott miller VAIL — The first question at a Vail-sponsored open house about trails brought the only unanimous response. Everyone at the meeting uses town and area trails. After that, agreement was harder to find.Town officials held the open house to provide updates about efforts to bolster the valley’s trail system, both for paved […]

Burton US Open brings back Junior Jam

By John LaConte VAIL — One of Shaun White’s first big introductions to the world of snowboarding was the Junior Jam, a kids-only event that used to be part of the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships. White participated in the event as a kid and caught the eyes of Burton, a company he would go […]

Burton bringing back the Junior Jam

By John LaConte VAIL — One of Shaun White’s first big introductions to the world of snowboarding was the Junior Jam, a kids-only event that used to be part of the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships.White participated in the event as a kid and caught the eyes of Burton, a company he would go on […]

Vail community meeting set for March 8

By scott miller VAIL — Major milestones from 2015 and key focus areas for the future will headline Vail’s Annual Community Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. March 8 at Donovan Pavilion. The gathering is hosted by the Vail Town Council and town staff. Full-time and part-time residents, business owners, property owners, employees and others […]

Oil fuels market volatility

By scott miller Once again, the major United States stock indexes were volatile, rising and falling sharply with the price of crude oil. For the second week straight, the price of oil finished up, as did the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq. The yield on the 10-year Treasury also rose […]

VIDEO: Vail abuzz with pros like Peetu

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 reporter John LaConte takes a lap through the Golden Peak terrain park with Olympic silver medalist Peetu Piiroinen of Finland. Pro snowboarders from around the world are currently in […]