With two weeks to go, a look at the women’s races

By Chris Freud So anything big happen over the weekend on the women’s World Cup tour? Lindsey Vonn looks like she has her A-game going as we are less than two weeks from the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Yep, 13 days from now is the women’s super-G, the first race of the Championships. Here’s […]

Having made history, Vonn looks to future

By Melanie Wong After celebrating a record breaking 63rd World Cup win on Monday by wining the super-G on Monday at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Lindsey Vonn says she’s focused on what she can accomplish in the future — including at the upcoming FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek and the 2018 Winter Olympics […]

Lindsey Vonn the local: A day in the life of the Vail resident

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This article first appeared in 2015 magazine. Vail/Beaver Creek host the Alpine World Ski Championships Feb. 2-15. VAIL — Lindsey Vonn has been living in Vail since she was 12 years old. “I do pretty much everything everyone else does … so I’d say I’m a local, for sure,” she […]

World Ski Championships add to free concert lineup

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Alpine World Ski Championships Organizing Committee has added four more headlining names to its free concert lineup for the Championships, including CeeLo Green, KC and the Sunshine Band, Craig Wayne Boyd and Andreas Gabalier. This latest announcement leaves just a few spots to fill during the two weeks of […]

CeeLo Green, KC and the Sunshine Band announced for World Championships

By Edward Stoner VAIL—The Alpine World Ski Championships Organizing Committee has added four more headlining names to its free concert lineup for the championships, including CeeLo Green, KC and the Sunshine Band, Craig Wayne Boyd and Andreas Gabalier. This latest announcement leaves just a few spots still to fill during the two weeks of the […]

Honeywagon opens Avon recycling center

By scott miller AVON — Vail Honeywagon has opened a new recycling center, located on the corner of Nottingham Ranch Road, between Wal-Mart and U.S. Highway 6. The recycling center will function similar to other county recycling sites in that anyone can take paper, commingled items (glass, plastic, aluminum) and flattened cardboard to the designated […]

Young guns: Up-and-comers look to make their mark on U.S. ski racing

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 magazine. The Alpine World Ski Championships come to Beaver Creek Feb. 2-15. VAIL — Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller have become household names in recent years, along with other successful members that include Ted Ligety and Marco Sullivan. And while the success of the […]

‘The Assembly’ examines mountain resort business

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — For the third consecutive year, the Assembly will present Future and New Realities, a one-day seminar at the Colorado Convention Center on Jan. 28 to serve as a multi-disciplinary planning season for mountain resort destinations as they look to summer and next winter. The Assembly delivers up-to-date tourism research […]

Alpine Gardens help reintroduce rare plant in Rifle

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has partnered with Bureau of Land Management to grow and reintroduce one of the rarest plants in North America — the Penstemon debilis — onto the Roan Plateau near Rifle. This unique species of penstemon, also known as Parachute penstemon, is endemic to the Central Rocky […]

Gardens helps reintroduce rare plant

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has partnered with Bureau of Land Management to grow and reintroduce the one of the rarest plant in North America — the Penstemon debilis — onto the Roan Plateau near Rifle. This unique species of penstemon, also known as Parachute penstemon, is endemic to the Central […]