Red Canyon students help restore West Avon Preserve

By Edward Stoner AVON — On Tuesday in Avon, a group of Red Canyon High School students and teachers spent the morning doing restoration work in the West Avon Preserve. With pick axes and loppers, they turned over the soils, chopped native sage-brush, moved rocks and seeded the former Motorcycle Flats ditch. When the seeds […]

Colorado governor candidates highlight differences

By By IVAN MORENO Associated Press DENVER — After five debates and months of campaigning, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez are locked in a tight race. It’s been a contest dominated by clashes over how the state regulates fracking, the governor’s controversial decision to halt an execution and the candidates’ disagreement […]

Prom Party fundraiser is Saturday in Edwards

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — Amy Scherm never saw anything she wouldn’t attack flat out, including a party, and that explains her cancer fight. Scherm, 31, is a ski instructor, downhill biker, ginger ninja, and costume contest queen. She’s hosting a Bitchin’ Prom Party as a fundraiser, and not something staid. “Cancer,” she says accurately, […]

HoneyHoney, an L.A.-based duo, performs in Beaver Creek Sunday night

By caramie schnell Through a twist of universal fate, a midwesterner turned television actress and a New York City-born musician both found themselves searching for something bigger and better in the City of Dreams. When they were introduced by a mutual friend and began informally songwriting together, Suzanne Santo and Ben Jaffe quickly realized they […]

Video: Camping out for first chair, 2 a.m. at Arapahoe Basin

By Edward Stoner Vail Daily reporter John LaConte ventures into the night at Arapahoe Basin to find out what drives the hard-core snow enthusiasts who camp out to secure first chair of the Colorado ski season. [iframe src=”” frameborder=”0″ width=”640″ height=”360″/] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Familiar faces await first chair of season at Arapahoe Basin

By Edward Stoner ARAPAHOE BASIN — It’s 3 a.m., and a dozen people are gathered in the parking lot and beneath the chairlift in anticipation of the 2014-15 ski season. Legendary snowboarder Nate Dogggg has been camped out here since Wednesday. He predicted, correctly, that Arapahoe Basin would be the first ski area in North […]

VMS edges Colorado Academy

By Chris Freud DENVER — His name is Liam Hurley. But you can just call him, “Mr. Golden Goal.” No. 10-ranked Vail Mountain School soccer finished up the regular season with a stunning 2-1 victory at No. 6 Colorado Academy, the two time 3A state champions, on an overtime goal by young master Hurley. The […]