SSCV coach to join US women’s tech ski team

By Chris Freud VAIL — The U.S. Ski Team has announced the addition of Brandon Dyksterhouse to its women’s technical team as part of a partnership with Ski & Snowboard Club Vail. Dyksterhouse, a former national level racer and longtime ski coach, will join the squad as interim women’s tech head coach through the remainder […]

Men’s races tight as Worlds loom

By Chris Freud Talk about a crescendo. The men’s World Cup stopped in Wengen, Switzerland, last week and is now in Kitzbuehel, Austria, its two most sacred stops on tour. After that? The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek. In most years, winning at Wengen or Kitzbuehel came make a season for racer. […]

Vail panel examines effects of legal marijuana

By Edward Stoner VAIL — While you used to hear about employees going out for a beer after work, you might overhear plans for a different kind of happy hour now. In January of 2014, the first retail marijuana stores opened for business in Colorado following the passage of Amendment 64 — a landmark ruling […]

Starting Hearts appoints a new executive director

By Edward Stoner AVON — Lynn Blake, founder and president of Starting Hearts, a Vail Valley-based nonprofit dedicated to saving lives through CPR/automated external defibrillator (AED) education and AED placement, has announced the appointment of Alan Himelfarb as the organization’s new executive director. “We received an overwhelming response to the job opening and feel fortunate […]

Starting Heart appoints new executive director

By Edward Stoner AVON — Lynn Blake, founder and president of Starting Hearts, a Vail Valley-based nonprofit dedicated to saving lives through CPR/automated external defibrillator (AED) education and AED placement, has announced the appointment of Alan Himelfarb as the organization’s new executive director. “We received an overwhelming response to the job opening and feel fortunate […]

Chef Viet Pham in town for Beaver Creek’s food festival

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — E is for egg. The word of this week definitely begins with the letter “E” for chef Viet Pham. The Salt Lake City chef and restaurant owner spent three days earlier this week meticulously decapitating 750 chicken eggs for the dish he’ll (gently) hand to eager attendees of Food […]

Chef Viet Pham in town for Beaver Creek food fest

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — E is for egg. The word of this week definitely begins with the letter “E” for for chef Viet Pham. The Salt Lake City chef and restaurant owner spent three days earlier this week meticulously decapitating 750 chicken eggs for the dish he’ll (gently) hand to eager attendees of […]

Vail Mountain School students present the comedy ‘Charley’s Aunt’

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — It’s no coincidence that “guys” and “lies” rhyme, something you’ll realize when you watch Vail Mountain School (VMS) actors chase romance in the school’s next production. “Charley’s Aunt” is a farce in three acts written by Brandon Thomas. It’s about how lies beget more lies, and how they take on […]

On the Hill: Great tree riding at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the trees between Prima and Riva on Vail Mountain, which has reported 7 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours. Vail Daily reporter John […]

Vail Daily feature story: Four resolutions worth keeping

By caramie schnell With the New Year comes a clean slate. Traditionally, a New Year’s Resolution is a promise made to yourself that focuses on self-improvement, such as making a conscious effort to be nice and smile at the chair lift cutie, or giving up something you love, like chocolate, because it’s a vice that’s […]