Vail recycling program underway

By ANTHONY THORNTON VAIL — On July 1, the town of Vail’s new recycling program went into effect after months of planning — now with the policy part finalized, the new challenge comes with putting the program into action. The new campaign, dubbed Love Vail, makes recycling mandatory in town and offers residents and businesses […]

Tony DeSare brings young flare to jazz classics in Vail debut Thursday

By caramie schnell VAIL — Just as comfortable covering Pharrell as he is old standards from the Great American Songbook, Tony DeSare has a talent for putting his own style stamp on just about anything. As evidenced by winning first place in the 2013 USA Songwriting Contest, the 37-year-old New Yorker is a solid composer, […]

Comedian Brian Regan returns to Beaver Creek Thursday

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — Comedy is like anything else. It’s work to make it look effortless. Take Brian Regan, for instance. He talks about kids, cholesterol, doughnuts, Disney World, how many Fig Newtons to eat in one sitting and, of course, a flock of moosen … the stuff of life. Like this: “I’m […]

Lax camp coming to Eagle

By Chris Freud EAGLE — The Vail Valley has long been home to the Vail Lacrosse Shootout, a tradition that helps make the local Independence Day celebration both unique and perennially popular. That tradition is also helping to fuel an increasingly popular youth lacrosse program, with interest and participation from one end of the valley […]

Dunk N Dash results from Monday

By Chris Freud Female 1 lap Kristina Zoller 34:49:00 Tanya Walker 39:07:00 Danielle McNair 40:28:00 Nancy Sandberg 41:23:00 Michelle Lyman 44:55:00 Carole Jordan 45:08:00 Pavan Krueger 47:53:00 Bonnie Cole 53:13:00 Megan Meier 54:43:00 Lauren Anderson 63:11:00 Male 1 lap Steve Croucher 29:10:00 Michael Niemeyer 33:50:00 Martin Dukec 40:36:00 Female 2 lap Chris Jeffrey 37:11:00 Jen […]

LG Tri results from Saturday

By Chris Freud Individual Sprint Male 14-19 * Michael Niemeyer 1:07:16.9 1 John Skidmore 1:23:45.5 Female 14-19 1 Sydney Gaylord 1:14:58.0 2 Hannah Gaylord 1:18:13.9 Male 20-24 1 Ethan Smith 1:09:20.4 2 Ryan Yost 1:15:05.1 Female 20-24 1 Paige Genelin 1:19:17.1 2 Allison Murnane 2:08:20.4 Male 25-29 1 Brian Garvin 1:26:55.3 Female 25-29 1 Mariah […]

Autopsy: El Jebel victims were both shot four times

By scott condon EAGLE COUNTY — The husband and wife who were slain Saturday in their home in Sopris Village were each shot four times, according to autopsies that were performed Tuesday. “The cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds,” Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis said. “The manner of death was homicide.” Bettis said Mayra […]

On the Hill: Disc golfing Beaver Creek

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: Disc golfing on Beaver Creek Mountain [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] Report: Vail Daily copy chief/reporter Ross Leonhart takes […]

Watching the MLB All-Star Game/Jeter tribute

By Chris Freud So you’re the sports editor? What do you do? Well, on a quiet Tuesday, I watch the All-Star Game. Here we go: Pregame Thank God, Tim McCarver retired. This is already the best All-Star Game ever. If I were still drinking, here’s a drinking game. Every time anyone fawns about Derek Jeter, […]

Eagle County clerk ‘going slow’ on gay marriage

By scott miller EAGLE — While several Front Range counties wrestle with the state’s attorney general over same-sex marriage, Eagle County is taking a go-slow approach. County clerks in Denver, Boulder and Pueblo counties have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, in apparent violation of state law. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has fought […]