Awards girls sought for 2015 Championships

By Edward Stoner VAIL —The Ceremonies Committee for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships is currently seeking local applicants to serve as awards girls for both the post-race flower presentation and the nightly official medal presentations during the two weeks of the World Championships. Applicants must be between 16-19 years of age; be available […]

Roller derby benefit event is Saturday in Eagle

By Edward Stoner EAGLE — The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls bout against Continental Dividers of the Ark Valley High Rollers is scheduled for Saturday at the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink. The team will donate a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to Cohen Strong, a family organization set up to support Cohen Scriver […]

Eagle County senior community calendar

By Edward Stoner Upcoming events • Today: Caregiver/Memory Loss Support Group, 4:30-6 p.m., Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call 970-328-8831 for more information. • Friday: “Legal and Financial Planning for Caregivers” presentation by Elder Law attorney Bernie Poskus. Avon Public Library 3-5 p.m.. Call 970-328-8831 for more information. • Monday: Shopping and errand trip to Glenwood […]

Free trail building class set to take place Saturday

By John LaConte EDWARDS — As a result of all the local effort that’s been going into trail building as of late, the International Mountain Bicycling Association will host a free trail building class and workshop this Saturday. The tireless efforts of the Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association caught the eye of the International Mountain […]

Tuesday Vail Symposium event focuses on cycling, racing in Colorado

By caramie schnell EDWARDS — Cyclists flock to Colorado’s legendary terrain to be tested on high-altitude climbs, ride leisurely through the scenic valleys and plains and to watch the world’s best race in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge each year. One of the Colorado cycling hubs is here in the Vail Valley. East, west, north […]

Vail Daily health feature: Podcast Rx

By caramie schnell As a freelance writer, I spend my nights writing and part of my day dog walking. The hours I spend with my four-legged friends give me time to peruse podcasts on my iPhone and learn new things just by listening. As a contributor to High Life Health for three years now, I […]

By John LaConte 1See Trace Adkins — The Vilar Performing Arts Center’s Summer Concert Series continues tonight with Trace Adkins. Adkins has been a force in the country industry since the release of his 1996 album, “Dreamin’ Out Loud,” on which the song “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing” hit No. 1 on the charts and […]

On the Hill: 4×4 fun at 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: Embarking on Beaver Creek’s High Mountain Adventure 4×4 Tour [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot […]

Adult arts and crafts: Fun designs, with wine in mind

By caramie schnell It seems it’s always a good time for wine, especially when you can turn the remnants of your evening enjoyment into handcrafted art. Wine-inspired furnishings and decor are great ways to keep your creative cup half full, even after the grapes are long gone. Brad Evans is owner-artist of Alpine Wine Design […]

Vail Kids Adventure Games biggest yet

By John LaConte VAIL — Now in its fifth year, the KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Games expanded to five days and 750 kids in 2014, and it still sold out. Participating in activities such as mountain biking, river tubing, slacklining over a mud pit and rappelling down the cliffs on Pepi’s Face, kids ages 6 […]