Vail Daily column: Naked greed affects us all

By Edward Stoner Greed is an emotion that we are conditioned to abhor and rightly so. But it is a complex part of our humanity that touches even the most saintly among us. Snowsports enthusiasts (I hesitate to use the overarching term “skier” so as not to exclude the more diverse community) are particularly guilty […]

On the Hill: Game Creek opens with several feet of powder at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes a run through the massive amounts of powder in the just-opened Game Creek Bowl on the second day of the 2014-15 ski and snowboarding season in Vail. [iframe […]

Ligety undergoes surgery on left wrist in Vail

By Staff Reports VAIL — Olympic giant slalom champion Ted Ligety will be sidelined for an unknown amount of time after undergoing surgery to fix his left wrist Saturday. U.S. Ski Team medical director Kyle Wilkens said in a statement that Ligety suffered a “left wrist carpal dislocation” while training in Vail, Colorado. While there […]

#VailLive: 6 inches of new snow on Vail Mountain

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporter John LaConte is covering Vail Mountain with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #VailLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=948847&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000” frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

#VailLive: Updates from Vail Mountain

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporter John LaConte is covering Vail Mountain with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #VailLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=948847&ThemeId=” width=“650″ height=“2000” frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Birds of Prey racecourse gets green light from FIS

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — It’s full speed ahead for the Audi FIS Birds of Prey World Cup Race Week at Beaver Creek as organizers received the green light on Saturday for the 2014 edition of racing. “Our partners at Vail Resorts have certainly made the most of the temperatures and the real stuff […]

Battle Mountain dots all-league team

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Battle Mountain football has all-league players. First off, that’s just a telling statement after two winless seasons in 2012 and 2013. What’s more, the Huskies have a lot of all-league players after winning the 2A Slope North — six on the first team, six on the second team, the delightful […]

Huskies dot all-league team

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Battle Mountain football has all-league players. First off, that’s just a telling statement after two winless seasons in 2012 and 2013. What’s more, the Huskies have a lot of all-league players after winning the 2A Slope North — six on the first team, six on the second team, the delightful […]

Birds of Prey gets green light from FIS

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — It’s full speed ahead for the Audi FIS Birds of Prey World Cup Race Week at Beaver Creek as organizers received the green light on Saturday for the 2014 edition of racing. “Our partners at Vail Resorts have certainly made the most of the temperatures and the real stuff […]

Vail Daily column: Hail to the turkey

By Edward Stoner Each state has its symbols: State bird, state tree, even state dinosaurs. These are often indicative of a common inhabitant or visitor, but they don’t really carry much weight. No one says to me, “Oh you’re from Kansas? You must love to sing like the meadowlark, and stand firm in water like […]