Vail Daily column: Eagle Valley grad is a dedicated volunteer

By Edward Stoner Living in a small town and working in the nonprofit industry, I often hear Eagle County’s youth complain that there are limited volunteer opportunities to engage our community. Besides skiing and snowboarding, many local high school students seek alternative activities that spur future career interest, inspire global awareness and contribute to the […]

Vail Daily column: Helping people perform at their best

By Edward Stoner As the economy improves, hiring and retaining the best people becomes even more important for a business owner or leader. Turnover is not only expensive and time consuming as you replace and train new employees; it also affects trust, morale and employee engagement for those that stay. Recent results from an employee […]

Vail Mountain School’s new international program brings the world to its corridors

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — If you’re a Chinese student who just landed in Vail, pizza is apparently a big part of becoming Americanized. Take the kids who just rolled into town as part of Vail Mountain School’s new international program. They left Asia on Aug. 17, spent three days in New York City and […]

Vail Valley Motorcycle Foundation makes it annual Backpacks & Books ride to Avon Elementary

By Randy Wyrick AVON — The Vail Valley Motorcycle Foundation is meals on the coolest wheels ever. The local motorcycle group made its annual pilgrimage Thursday to Avon Elementary School to deliver backpacks and school supplies, roaring into the parking lot to the delight of dozens of kindergarteners and first-graders. As the kids waited for […]

Choose your own adventure in Park City

By Melanie Wong PARK CITY — Choosing what to ride in Park City is like trying to make a choice at the candy store. You see some of the town’s original trail system cut into the hillside, the rolling terrain of Round Valley, the lift-accessed gravity park at Canyons and of course the whoop-inducing singletrack […]

Devils runners sweep during Warrior Invite

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Sometimes, it’s hard to figure out which team is winning a cross-country race. There’s one kid from one school, another kid from another school, and coaches and spectators are trying to do the math in their collective heads. Eagle Valley’s ladies finished 1-2-3 and their varsity seven all ended […]

Tejay shows the killer instinct in Vail Time Trial

By Chris Freud VAIL — Good night, everyone. Tejay van Garderen said that to the USA Pro Challenge field during Saturday’s Stage 6, the Vail Time Trial. Sure, before the competition, he said to NBC Sports Network that he hoped to win the stage and he certainly wasn’t thinking about padding his lead. No sale […]

Overall standings after 6 race stages

By Chris Freud 1. VAN GARDEREN Tejay 17.20’22” 2. DANIELSON Thomas 17.21’54” 3. TVETCOV Serghei 17.22’07” 4. MAJKA Rafal 17.22’11” 5. BUSCHE Matthew 17.23’33” 6. ROSSKOPF Joseph 17.23’53” 7. HUZARSKI Bartosz 17.23’57” 8. JONES Carter 17.24’05” 9. HERMANS Ben 17.24’06” 10. PIRES Bruno 17.25’57” 11. KYER Julian 17.26’13” 12. CHEVRIER Clement 17.26’53” 13. HOWES Alex […]

Coloradans go 1-2 at Vail Time Trial

By John LaConte VAIL — In previous competitions here, the USA Pro Challenge time trial has been a very close race. In 2013, the 10-mile, 1,694 vertical foot ride was decided by four seconds. In 2011, it was even closer. This year, however, it was not a tight race. Finishing 52 seconds faster than his […]