On the Hill: Playing fetch along the Colorado River

By John LaConte On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday. Today’s activity: Playing fetch along the Colorado River [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/99290144″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot with a GoScope […]

Vail Daily column: Fishing getting better by the day

By Edward Stoner Summer fly-fishing prospects in the Vail Valley are now reaching optimal conditions for local and visiting anglers. Rivers are dropping and clearing and insect hatches are ramping up. As water temperatures rise, trout are becoming more aggressive and feeding predictably throughout the day. With each passing day, anglers are experiencing the best […]

Shiffrin in the running for two ESPY Awards

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Eagle-Vail’s golden girl, Mikaela Shiffrin, may soon have some additional hardware to commemorate her Olympic and World Cup exploits of the past winter as the 19-year-old U.S. Ski Team star has been nominated for two ESPY Awards. Presented by ESPN, the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards annually honor the […]

Vail Daily column: Mountain town wisdom

By Edward Stoner I was mistaken for a man of means in Park City. I could have been Harry Frampton, Oscar Tang, Kent Logan for all the nice sales lady knew. It was kind of cool. I don’t mean that I could pass for a rich guy. It’s more that in mountain towns, you just […]

Skull found at Lionshead construction site

By scott miller VAIL — Work at a construction site in Vail was stopped Thursday after an equipment operator found a human skull. According to a statement from Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis, that skull was discovered at a construction debris site in Edwards. The debris came from a construction site in Lionshead, where excavation […]

Radio-a-Thon set for today aids Vail Charitable Fund

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Radio station KZYR — 97.7 FM — is holding a Radio-a-Thon today from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to benefit the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. Vail Resorts employees participating in the company’s Echo community service project are joining representatives from the Vail Valley Charitable Fund to take over the […]

Vail Daily obituary: Terri Deanne Hegland, 1956-2014

By Melanie Wong Terri Deanne Hegland died peacefully at home on June 18. She was born in San Diego, California, in 1956. She lived in Eagle/Gypsum and Glenwood Springs for the last 39 years. When she moved to Glenwood, she married Jon Hegland and together they had a wonderful son, Cody. She’s very proud of […]