Matterhorn Inn a total loss

By scott miller VAIL — The cause of a Nov. 22 structure fire that destroyed three of 11 units at 1552 Matterhorn Circle has been determined to be accidental according to Fire Marshal Mike Vaughan of Vail Fire and Emergency Services. Due to heavy smoke damage to the remaining eight units and extensive damage to […]

Powder 8 Kitchen and Tap Room in Beaver Creek opens Wednesday

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — Powder 8’s Kitchen and Tap Room, the newest addition to casual, mountain side dining in Beaver Creek Village, opens today. Ideally situated at the base of Beaver Creek’s new, high-speed Centennial Combination lift, the lively restaurant features approachable comfort food with an artisan twist. The restaurant will have live […]

Five bakers duke it out at Wednesday’s Beaver Creek Cookie Comp

By Melanie Wong It’s 3 p.m. at Beaver Creek Ski Resort. A small stampede occurs at the base area in Beaver Creek Village as the alluring scent of warm, chocolate-chip cookies wafts through the air. As children and adults alike tuck into these little circles of chocolaty goodness, many are unaware of the journey that […]

Buy early and save for the 25th annual Taste of Vail

By caramie schnell VAIL — Give the gift of Taste of Vail this holiday season as tickets to the 25th anniversary celebration on April 8-11 are on sale now through the end of the year. Save up to 20 percent on ticket prices when purchased before Dec. 31. “Those looking for a unique holiday gift […]

More snow expected in Vail today, Wednesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Vail area from this morning until noon Wednesday. The National Weather Service is calling for 8 to 14 inches of snow, with winds of 15 to 25 mph. Conditions will make for more difficult travels on Interstate 70, especially Vail Pass, […]

On the Hill: Bwana, Simba now open on Vail Mountain

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 Bwana and Safari on the fifth day of the 2014-15 ski and snowboarding season in Vail. [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ height=”360″ […]

Rocks cause accidents on Highway 82 near Carbondale

By WILL GRANDBOIS Three large boulders tumbled onto Highway 82 near Carbondale shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, striking vehicles and sending two people to the hospital. According to Carbondale Deputy Fire Chief Rob Goodwin, two vehicles were hit by boulders around 6 feet in diameter in right hand downvalley lane near mile marker 10, just […]

#VailLive: 8 inches new snow in last 24 hours 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=”” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Vail Daily column: Confidence cuts both ways for Shiffrin

By Edward Stoner Confidence is a core characteristic of champion athletes. When you take that deep breath at the start, tap your poles together and place them over the timing wand, having the confidence to attack the course ahead is a difference maker. But confidence can also bite you back. That was the case with […]