Huskies get first Slope win since 2013

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Well, that’s out of the way. After an 0-14 campaign in the 4A Western Slope during the 2013-14 season, the Battle Mountain boys basketball team started 2014-15 with a Slope win on Thursday night in Edwards. And what better way to break into the win column than a 60-48 victory […]

‘Ski With Pep’ comes to Vail

By scott miller VAIL — The Patagonia Store at Arrabelle in Vail Square in Lionshead Village is providing an opportunity for 35 individuals to ski or ride for an hour with Brandon, “Pep” Fujas, a former Winter X Games competitor and well-known ski actor in more than 20 ski films. Fujas is famous for his […]

I-70 noise wall meets early opponents

By scott miller VAIL — Interstate 70 has been a mixed blessing for Vail. It provides easy access for visitors, and an easy trip to Denver for local residents. But the highway splits Vail, and the noise from the highway can be oppressive at times. Vail residents have looked for ways to ease those negative […]

Noise wall has early opponents

By scott miller VAIL — Interstate 70 has been a mixed blessing for Vail. It provides easy access for visitors, and an easy trip to Denver for local residents. But the highway splits Vail, and the noise from the highway can be oppressive at times. Vail residents have looked for ways to ease those negative […]

Applicants sought for Taft Conlin Scholarship

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Vail Mountain School is accepting applications for the 2015 Taft Conlin Scholarship, which will provide the winner with full tuition for up to four years while attending VMS. Now in its second year, the merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to an exceptional student who has distinguished themselves academically, demonstrated strong […]

Free Snow Daze concerts continue Saturday in Vail

By caramie schnell Ahhh, the ‘90s: Back when the term “White House intern” had a different meaning, Will Smith was still the Fresh Prince and wearing a neon windbreaker was considered cool. For bands that were big in the ‘90s, the recent revival of the decade’s fashion and music trends can be both a good […]

First overnight marijuana hotel in Summit County opens in Silverthorne

By Phil Lindeman There’s a new kind of après in town. At Bud and Breakfast Silverthorne, the state’s first alpine marijuana lodge, the party begins at — when else? — 4:20 p.m. It’s a cannabis-friendly twist on the ski town happy hour, complete with strains, edibles and THC products like shatter from two local dispensaries, […]

On the Hill: Great snow, no crowds on Vail Mountain

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: With another two inches of fresh snow on the ground, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Safari on Vail Mountain, where the snow is very nice and untracked. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/114897763″ width=”640″ height=”360″ […]

On the Hill: New snow on Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the opening of Larkspur at Beaver Creek after a storm left 20 inches in a few days. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/114891600?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL […]

#VailLive: Ski conditions updates from Vail Mountain

By Staff Reports 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=993734&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed