Road Trip: Check out winter in Wyoming, the Jackson way

By Krista Driscoll Snow falls gently outside the windows of Persephone Bakery in Jackson, Wyoming, on a beautifully crisp November morning. The cafe is always bustling, but it’s especially busy now after its two-week offseason closure. Locals line up for baskets filled with brioche cinnamon rolls and croissants ranging from sweet to savory, not to […]

Vail Resorts changes 2 management positions

By scott miller BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts Monday announced a number of management changes to take place in its mountain division in the coming year, as part of a planned leadership succession. Blaise Carrig, president of the company’s mountain division will step down from his position, but will remain with the company in a full-time […]

Vail Daily column: Big-game hunting and sustainability

By Edward Stoner Few things on this planet can compare to walking in the wild and stumbling across a creature in its natural habitat — be it an elephant in Africa, an orca in the oceans surrounding the Pacific Northwest or a black bear or moose in our local Rocky Mountains. The larger and more […]

September/October Vail Mountain Rescue missions

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — In the months of Sept. and Oct., Vail Mountain Rescue Group was called out 11 times. Below are summaries of the most significant of those missions. • At 6 p.m. Sept. 1, Vail Mountain Rescue Group dispatched two team members to search for ATV riders that had become separated […]

Portland songstress Storm Large & Le Bonheur performs in Beaver Creek Sunday

By caramie schnell Storm Large is a 6-foot tall, blond contradiction. Watch her perform some of the American songbook classics on her latest album, and she looks and sounds, well, kind of sweet and classy. Chat with her on the phone and you see why back in the ’90s she fronted a band called Storm […]

Eagle’s 808 Distillery wins gold medal at Breck craft spirits festival

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A local distillery’s lemons came up gold. 808 Distillery’s Leo’s Limoncello earned a gold medal in Breckenridge’s Still on the Hill craft spirits festival on Oct. 25. “It was amazing to win a gold medal on our first trip to Breckenridge,” said 808’s Claude Seeman. “There were 30 distilleries at […]

Copper Mountain hosts technical training

By John LaConte COPPER MOUNTAIN — Warm weather has altered the usual November routine for the U.S. Ski Team, but that doesn’t mean there’s no training to be had. While it’s usually Copper Mountain hosting downhill and super-G racers, and Golden Peak in Vail hosting their technical-skiing counterparts, Copper Mountain began hosting slalom and giant […]

United Way of Eagle River Valley announces new executive director

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The board of the United Way of Eagle River Valley has appointed Rebecca Kanaly as executive director, replacing Karen Lechner, effective Dec. 1. As executive director, Kanaly is tasked with expanding United Way’s leadership presence, reach and impact in our community by providing increased opportunities to, and by working strategically […]

Vail Valley Foundation athlete funding applications due Nov. 14

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Valley’s athletes are reminded that applications for winter funding from the Vail Valley Athlete Commission must be submitted by Friday. To be considered for Athlete Commission funding, a competitor must be a minimum of 15 years of age; participate in international competition, outside of North America; be a resident […]