Vail Valley ski racing: A legacy lives on

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 magazine. Vail and Beaver Creek is hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Feb. 2-15. In 1957, former ski racer and 10th Mountain Division soldier Pete Seibert was hiking with his friend Earl Eaton when the two fell upon the breathtaking expanse of land […]

Vail Daily column: Stretch your donation to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund

By Edward Stoner For the past 15 years, I’ve been involved with the Vail Valley Charitable Fund, which provides assistance to locals who are in financial crisis because of medical issues. We are funded through donations from individuals and businesses, and this year the Vail Valley Charitable Fund is truly fortunate to be the local […]

Shaw Cancer Center partners with CU Cancer Center

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Physicians and staff of the University of Colorado Cancer Center recently renewed a nearly 10-year partnership with Shaw Regional Cancer Center, enhancing access to big city specialists and making clinical trials available to patients in the high country. It’s rare to find highly trained cancer specialists, advanced technology and comprehensive […]

Summit County police search for couple that robbed Old Chicago restaurant

By Phil Lindeman A couple suspected of robbing Old Chicago this weekend are still on the run. Late on Sunday evening, authorities responded to the Silverthorne restaurant after a man and a woman stole an undisclosed amount of cash during dinner service. The cash was taken from a back office when the two suspects informed […]

Breckenridge police charge 24-year-old in hit-and-run that left woman seriously injured

By Alli Langley EAGLE COUNTY — A Summit County resident was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 30, in connection with a hit-and-run four days earlier. Hallie Southall Schmitt, 24, faces charges of failing to remain at the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury, a class 4 felony, vehicular assault, a class 5 felony, and failure […]

Highway 24 reopens Tuesday after rockslide

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The road from Minturn to Red Cliff is open again — at least for now. A massive rockslide the Saturday evening dumped an estimated 400 tons of rock — and several boulders the size of pickup trucks — onto U.S. Highway 24 just above Minturn. The slide damaged two […]

Highway 24 reopens after slide

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The road from Minturn to Red Cliff is open again — at least for now. A massive rockslide the evening of Dec. 27 dumped an estimated 400 tons of rock — and several boulders the size of pickup trucks — onto U.S. Highway 24 just above Minturn. The slide […]

Artist donates painting to raise funds for local resident

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — This holiday season, the Vail community is rallying behind the recovery of Kai Conroy, who has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Myelodysplastic syndrome is a disorder that inhibits the healthy production of blood cells in the bone marrow. Conroy is a therapist at Spa Anjali at the Westin […]

On the Hill: Extreme terrain now open under Gondola One

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: With another couple inches of fresh snow on the ground, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the newly opened runs The Narrows and Frontside Chutes on Vail Mountain. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/115657619?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ […]

On the Hill: Sunny powder day at Beaver Creek; 5 more inches reported

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 reports from Larkspur with fresh snow on the ground and the sun poking through at Beaver Creek. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/115649835?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 5″in […]