Semi crash closes I-70 near Wolcott

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Westbound Interstate 70 near Wolcott was closed for three hours because of a jackknifed semi Thursday. At about 11:50 a.m., a semi-truck and box trailer was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 near milepost 158 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The semi […]

Buoyed by snow, Summit County ski areas expand terrain offerings

By Sebastian Foltz SUMMIT COUNTY — While this recent storm system continues to drop substantial amounts of snow on Summit County, just how much it will help as far as opening new terrain at local ski areas remains a slightly muddled picture. Officials at Keystone were able to report 17 inches of new snow between […]

Vail Performing Arts Academy presents ‘Young Broadway’ in Beaver Creek

By caramie schnell The Vail Performing Arts Academy’s latest production is a tribute to children both present and past who may best be described as “spirited.” “Young Broadway” is a review of scenes and selections from the most popular shows on Broadway. It features selections from “Matilda,” “Aladdin,” “Boy from Oz” and “Spring Awakening.” “The […]

Help Fill the Van Saturday in Eagle County during food drive

By caramie schnell EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado Mountain Express’s 17th Annual Fill the Van food drive will take place on Saturday, when thousands of pounds of food will be collected for food banks across Colorado’s mountain communities in Summit, Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin Counties. CME vans will be parked outside of grocery stores throughout Summit […]

On the Hill: 8″ at Copper Mountain

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. Vail Daily reporters John LaConte and Ross Leonhart hit the slopes of Copper on an 8-inch powder day, Nov. 13, 2014. LaConte and Leonhart were the first up the slopes at Copper, which has been […]

Storm watch: Weather conditions, road closures in the Vail Valley

By Edward Stoner VAIL — A winter storm is moving into the valley this afternoon, contributing to accidents and closing roads. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Vail area, in effect from noon today to midnight Saturday. [iframe src=”//” width=”650″ height=”2400″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Storm watch: I-70 closed westbound at West Vail

By Edward Stoner VAIL — An accident has closed westbound Interstate 70 at West Vail as a big early-winter storm bears down on the Vail Valley. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Vail area, in effect from noon today to midnight Saturday. [iframe src=”//” width=”6500″ height=”2400″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: […]

Rindy and Murphy lead Devils spikers selections

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — All-league selections are a mixed bag. It means a program is saying goodbye to some really fantastic players. And, occasionally, these selections are coming back, which makes one want to proceed immediately to next season. Eagle Valley volleyball has a very good mixed bag. The Devils have two seniors in […]

Ellison named Slope’s Player of the Year

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Mackenzie Ellison leads a star-studded pack of Battle Mountain volleyball honorees after a season in which the Huskies made their first state-tournament appearance since 2007. Ellison and Jordan Brandt were first-teamers, while Emily Clinton, Maddie Perkins and Taylor Anderson were honorable-mention selections. In addition, Madame Ellison is the 4A Slope’s […]