Freedom Park home to reminders of attacks on Pearl Harbor, Pentagon

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — At dawn today, Eagle County’s Freedom Park became home to reminders from two attacks on the United States by a foreign power: A block of Pentagon limestone blown from the building when terrorists flew a plane into it, and a Pearl Harbor flag. Pete Thompson, commander of the local VFW […]

Spring registration under way at CMC

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — Registration for Colorado Mountain College’s spring semester is under way. Many classes begin the week of Jan. 12; others begin later in the semester. The college sends each household throughout the Eagle Valley a course schedule in the mail for both credit and continuing education (noncredit) classes, including online courses. […]

Vail’s 2015 event spending: $1 million

By scott miller VAIL — From bluegrass in Lionshead to youth soccer in Ford Park and everywhere in between, events have over the past few years become a crucial part of the resort economy. Vail in 2015 will spend just more than $1 million to support and grow those events. The Vail Commission on Special […]

Vonn wins 1st World Cup race in nearly 2 years

By Edward Stoner LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Lindsey Vonn won her first race in nearly two years as she led an American podium sweep in a World Cup downhill Saturday. With confidence in her surgically repaired right knee again, the four-time overall champion aggressively charged the course and finished in a time of 1 minute, […]

Vonn leads downhill in Lake Louise

By Edward Stoner LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Vail’s Lindsey Vonn leads the downhill in Lake Louise, Canada, after 37 racers Saturday. American racers are holding four of the top six spots. This is Vonn’s second race back after missing nearly a year due to a knee injury. Vonn finished eighth in Friday’s downhill. American Stacey […]

On the Hill: Steven Nyman prophesying

By Edward Stoner On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte rides Beaver Creek during the Birds of Prey World Cup and shows viewers a snippet from an interview with Steven Nyman from a few weeks ago, where the repeat […]

Saturday’s ‘Holly Days’ showcases a dozen Avon businesses

By caramie schnell AVON — A dozen merchants at Chapel Square in Avon are hosting Holly Days Saturday, an event they hope will draw people into the stores and restaurants. It’s the second year of the event. “Last year, Marti from Wishes, Jenny from Portofino, and I brainstormed to find a way to bring more […]

Powder 8 Kitchen & Tap is the new McCoy’s

By caramie schnell Meet the new McCoy’s. For nearly three decades, a clever catchphrase — “meet me at McCoy’s” — has been the restaurant’s sole claim to fame. Beaver Creek regulars tend to say it with a mix of good humor and melancholy, right before shuffling past the entrance and into the village for an […]

Biff America column: A reminder that life is a limited engagement

By caramie schnell It was a text message, sent at 2 a.m. from a drunken guy; many of the words contained no vowels. Were I not dyslexic myself, I probably could not have understood the message. It took me several attempts to interpret the word “dgcth” as “death.” All of my local friends are aware […]

#BCLive: Reichelt, Jansrud and Pinturault hold super-G podium spots after 35 racers

By Staff Reports BEAVER CREEK — Snow reporter John LaConte is covering the World Cup race at Beaver Creek with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=971626&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail […]