The Lodge at Breckenridge completes $3.7 million renovation, hosts grand reopening

By Krista Driscoll The Lodge at Breckenridge will host a grand reopening event on Friday to celebrate its recent $3.7 million renovation. The community is invited to taste complimentary samplings from the new Traverse Restaurant & Bar, tour the property, take part in raffles and giveaways, jam to the beats of local band The Pine […]

Austria’s Brem win Aspen giant slalom; Shiffrin 6th

By Edward Stoner ASPEN — Eva-Maria Brem of Austria earned her first World Cup victory Saturday, holding off teammate Kathrin Zettel with a smooth final run in the giant slalom. The 26-year-old Brem had a big lead following a nearly flawless first run and tactically charged the tricky course to finish in an unofficial total […]

Immmigration order may create opportunity, confusion

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — The president’s plan for illegals may be much ado about nothing, or everything. “It may make no difference. It may change everything,” said Marian McDonough with Catholic Charities in its Glenwood Springs office. She does know a couple things. “I anticipate our office will get very busy with people […]

On the Hill: China Bowl opens 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 gets first tracks through China Bowl in Vail moments after it opened for the 2014-15 season on Nov. 29, a beautiful, sunny day. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/113159657″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] […]

On the Hill: Bluebird day at the Beav’

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions at the top of Beaver Creek after riding up Cinch on Beaver Creek Resort’s fourth day of the 2014-15 ski and snowboarding season. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/113156380″ […]

Vail Daily column: Thank the clouds for winter’s return

By Edward Stoner Winter is here! Take a moment to thank the nimbostratus for our fluffy white playground’s return! Patiently we’ve waited for this snowfall, for it has been hidden in secrecy for many months. This mystical force of nature is very particular about conditions and has a rigid arrival plan. Luckily for us, when […]

#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=953660&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Eagle County nonprofits are participating in statewide philanthropic event

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: The Vail Daily is running profiles of local nonprofits that are participating in Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 9. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. And for the first time ever, it features a $1 million incentive fund […]

County shops ready for Small Business Saturday

By melanie wong EAGLE COUNTY — This Saturday, look for the blue “Shop Small” stickers that indicate a store or shop that is participating in Small Business Saturday — you might be surprised at just how many you see. “It’s important for us to participate in this because being a resort town, we’re all small […]

Avon mall grand opening slated for Friday evening

By Edward Stoner AVON — The town of Avon will celebrate the opening of the Main Street Mall and Possibility Plaza on Friday from 4-7 p.m. The Grant Farm Band featuring Railroad Earth’s Tim Carbone will be on stage for a free outdoor concert. Avon’s first winter market will be open with food, trappings, crafts, […]