Grant Farm Band and Tim Carbone play free show in Avon Friday

By caramie schnell AVON — Grant Farm Band is slated to perform at Avon’s WinterWonderGrass Festival in February but you can see them perform for free today, when the band, along with Railroad Earth violinist Tim Carbone performs at the first Apres Avon. The street-fair style event takes place today from 4 to 7 p.m. […]

State-of-the-art cardiology lab scheduled to open in Vail in January

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Three years ago, Dave Bentley was wrapping up a ski day at Vail when he started having pain in his chest. Healthy and active with no history of medical issues, the 65-year-old Cordillera resident assumed it was something he’d eaten for lunch. “It was a ski-with-the-guys day — strong, all-out. […]

2015 USA Pro Challenge skips Vail Valley

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The 2015 USA Pro Challenge, a week-long cycling event in August, will skip the Vail Valley for the first time. While five stages are set, race organizers are asking fans to vote on a sixth stage. A time trial up Vail Pass, which had essentially determined the event winner […]

Have yourself a very Eagle County Christmas

By caramie schnell ❝Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer, fun for all, that children call, their favorite time of year,” sang Snoppy and the gang in “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” encapsulating how many of us feel about the holiday season. Whether you’re a year-round local or an out-of-towner only here for a few weeks […]

Minturn hosts winter market and two running races Saturday

By caramie schnell MINTURN — If you’ve yet to check off everyone on your Christmas list, stop by the Minturn Winter Market this weekend. The event takes place two Saturdays in a row. This Saturday and again on Dec. 13. Both days, the market will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Along with a […]

Imagination Station open houses slated for this weekend in Vail

By caramie schnell VAIL — The Vail Recreation District will host two open houses from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at its Imagination Station and Community Programming space, located on the second floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center. Community members and those visiting Vail are encouraged to bring their families and stop […]

On the Hill: Challenging visibility at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Under very cloudy skies, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte finds soft snow and great conditions in the trees on Vail Mountain. As of 10 a.m. Thursday, Vail had yet to receive any snow from […]

On the Hill: Exploring trees, moguls and groomers at Beaver Creek

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On a warm, cloudy day on the mountain. Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions all over Beaver Creek – in the trees of Jack Rabbit Alley, the moguls of Rose Bowl […]

Vail lodge, hospital work on land trade

By scott miller VAIL — There’s a lot of technical work to finish before construction can begin on an extensive renovation plan for Vail Valley Medical Center. And that work may lead, eventually, to redevelopment of a longtime Vail lodge. The medical center and owners of the Evergreen Lodge are currently negotiating an exchange of […]

American speedsters primed for home races

By townsend bessent BEAVER CREEK — A non-Bode Miller U.S. Men’s Ski Team has a bit of a swagger. And that’s a development. With Miller out with back surgery, hoping to return for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in February, there was some question as to what the American presence would be in the […]