A ‘highlight of the year’

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK – The silver foxes gathered at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek for their 13th annual senior luncheon. Eagle County has three senior centers, Eagle, Minturn and Basalt/El Jebel, and this is one of their only opportunities to get together. Some ride the bus, some drive. They get there any way […]

Vail Daily column: A new season for Ski & Snowboard Club Vail

By Melanie Wong Extended periods of cold and natural snowfall arrived a bit later than normal to Vail this season, but by no means dampened the spirits of competitive snowsports athletes of all ages from Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) as well as those arriving from around the world to train at Golden Peak. […]

Vail Daily column: Getting to the root of weight gain

By Melanie Wong I was reading the news the morning after a successful Thanksgiving dinner with close friends and family. Several news headlines highlighted articles with tips on how to mitigate the risk of holiday weight gain. Most of the advice I read was counter to a lot of the instruction I provided in last […]

Fifth grader from Eagle wins Beaver Creek poetry contest

By Randy Wyrick Rowan Trietley is this year’s winner of the Beaver Creek poetry contest. Among other honors, Trietley got to read her poem at Friday’s Beaver Creek Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. These are the top three poems. First place Gardens for the World Rowan Trietley, Renaissance Outward Bound School, 5th grade, Castle Rock and […]

Eagle fifth grader wins Beaver Creek poetry contest

By Randy Wyrick Rowan Trietley is this year’s winner of the Beaver Creek poetry contest. Among other honors, Trietley got to read her poem at Friday’s Beaver Creek Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. These are the top three poems. First place Gardens for the World Rowan Trietley, Renaissance Outward Bound School, 5th grade, Castle Rock and […]

Vail Daily health story: What to do if you’re first on the scene

By caramie schnell Editor’s note: This story first ran in Vail Health magazine. it’s all fun and games until someone pokes out an eye — or breaks a leg, hits a tree, trips over the cat, falls off a cliff … you get the idea. Accidents happen. When you’re the first person to show up […]

Vail Daily health story: ‘Immunizing against illiteracy’

By caramie schnell Along with asking about my 9-month-old’s developmental milestones, giving advice about teething, and discussing how much she’s eating, sleeping and the like, at her most recent well baby checkup my pediatrician asked if my husband and I read to her. “Almost every day,” I replied. I still remember the world that reading […]

Vail Daily health column: Hip pain? Retrain the brain

By caramie schnell Is a labral tear in your hip the source of pain, or is it a symptom? Many of those who elect to have the tear surgically repaired struggle with recurrent pain and dysfunction, despite arduous rehabilitation efforts. What if the tear itself is not the problem? What if a torn labrum is […]

On the Hill: WFO now a marked run

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: As surprise snowflakes fall on Vail Monday afternoon, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte hits the cliffs in the newly marked run “WFO” on Vail Mountain during a weather and conditions update. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/113317758″ width=”640″ […]

Vail Daily obituary: Alan Crabbe, 1948-2014

By Staff Reports Alan Crabbe, known simply to most of his friends as “Crabby”, passed away unexpectedly in Healdsburg, California, on Sept. 5 from complications of prostate cancer. Born in Weston-Super-Mare in the West of England on May 18, 1948 to Ernest and Patricia Crabbe, Alan grew up in a traditional English seaside resort on […]