Bambool base layers offer all-day warmth, comfort and durability

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Out of all the base layers you own, how many do you actually wear? For most avid recreationalists, a few long sleeves come out of the drawer to be worn, then washed, folded and returned. We all know of a few reasons why to play favorites with fabrics, and that’s […]

Release party for new children’s book series set for Thursday in Edwards

By caramie schnell Meet Mort the moose. Like your average moose, Mort loves the outdoors. (It beats the wall in a hunter’s den.) He especially loves wintertime, when the trails and meadows at Beaver Creek are covered in a fresh coat of spotless snow. It’s when he and Eli, his two-legged counterpart, spend hours and […]

First Apres Avon event slated for Friday

By caramie schnell AVON — Avon will host the new Apres Avon event Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will include music from Railroad Earth’s Tim Carbone joining the Grant Farm Band on stage. A “farmers market style” winter market will make its debut just in time for the holidays, featuring 11 Colorado […]

Minturn Community Fund to host annual Holiday Gala Dec. 11

By caramie schnell MINTURN — At the Minturn Community Fund, “Community” is a fitting middle name. They’re taking that to heart this season and taking care of neighbors in need. On Thursday, Dec. 11 the Minturn Community Fund hosts the second annual Holiday Gala, starting at 6 p.m. at The Gourmet Cowboy on Main Street […]

On the Hill: Siberia Bowl 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: Looking for snow but not finding any, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte heads through the newly opened Siberia and Inner Mongolia Bowls on Vail Mountain during a weather and conditions update. [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ […]

On the Hill: Cloudy 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 does his morning commute down a beautifully groomed Latigo. Beaver Creek has about 30 percent of its terrain open, with a chance of more opening this weekend. The mountain […]

McKennis strong in season’s 1st training run

By jon mitchell LAKE LOUISE, Alberta —All of the nervous emotions Alice McKennis was feeling Tuesday morning turned into an emotional high during her first World Cup training run in more than a year. The Glenwood Springs native, making her first World Cup training run since a debilitating leg injury in March of 2013, finished […]

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

New Castle man dies in mission against ISIS

By RANDY ESSEX An Air Force captain from New Castle who feared as a teen he wouldn’t be able to join the military and once wrote that “moderation is for cowards” died Monday when his F-16 crashed in Jordan. It developed mechanical trouble soon after taking off for an attack on ISIS. Capt. William H. […]

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 […]