Local high school students monitor stream health for Forest Service

By Edward Stoner Thanks to ongoing support from the National Forest Foundation and Vail Resorts’ Ski Conservation Fund, 12 local high school students are participating in the third summer of the Walking Mountains Natural Resource Internship. The interns are working under the supervision of Matt Grove, fisheries biologist on the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District of […]

Vail Daily column: Why you’re at risk for injury

By Edward Stoner Last week, I discussed the importance of having specific standards in fitness assessment. I used the medical community as an example of how they use basic vital signs to assess the general physical health of a person, give clues to possible diseases and show progress toward recovery. Standards are important to consider […]

Results from Sunday’s Berry Picker race in Vail

By Edward Stoner Male 1 Dan Weiland 37:10 2 William Desportes 38:48 3 Adam Bybliw 39:00 Female 1 Lenka Sterling 42:50 2 Shawnie Mulligan 44:11 3 Jamie Falcon 46:56 Male 19 & Under 1 Callen DeLine 41:54 2 Connor Dunne 44:35 3 Brandon Sheard 44:51 4 Matt Jordan 44:58 5 Andrew Rogers 45:44 6 Nolan […]

Results from Saturday’s BecTri in Avon

By Edward Stoner Kids Duathlon 1 Sean Holloway 11:51.8 2 Aiden Scott 12:46.3 3 Will Cannon 12:59.1 4 Zach Carleton 13:00.9 5 Jimmy Leuchten 13:36.6 6 Izzy Glackin 13:43.9 7 Maizy Douglas 14:49.8 8 Milly Carleton 15:08.2 9 Cameron Spooner 15:18.1 10 Morgan Spooner 15:58.7 11 Tatum Wells 16:05.6 12 Hayden Sample 19:47.4 5K Run […]

Leadership coach leading workshop Sunday in Eagle-Vail

By caramie schnell in her early 30s, Susanne Conrad began to dive into studies of interpersonal communication and the human brain. At the time, she was an environmental analyst at Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production plant outside of Boulder. “I just saw that people needed communication and vision,” she said, “because there is so much […]

2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today

By John LaConte 1. Take on the final Dunk-N-Dash — The last Dunk-N-Dash Duathlon of the summer will be held today at Nottingham Lake starting at 5 p.m. Swimmers in the Dunk-N-Dash can opt to make one or two 800-yard laps around the Nottingham Lake, and the 5K run starts and finishes at the lake’s […]

Retail pot shop opens in Eagle-Vail

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Valley’s second retail marijuana shop opens Monday. There will be more in the coming months. Eagle’s Sweet Leaf Pioneer has been open since spring, and another shop is planned. While every other town in the valley has either banned or delayed licensing for new retail shops, a […]