Freeze frame: World Cup points before Worlds

By Chris Freud Russian Alexander Khoroshilov won Tuesday night’s World Cup slalom in Schladming, Austria, the site of the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Irony being ironic, the next races are at Beaver Creek as the 2015 World Championships raise the curtain in six days. The Worlds races, like the Olympics, do not count […]

Mikaela Shiffrin: The champion comes home

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 magazine. The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships begin Monday. EAGLE-VAIL — Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the difference. Mikaela Shiffrin will be enjoying all of those little things when she comes home for the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships. Like sleeping in […]

Health Links helps businesses get healthy

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Health and Wellness Industry is a key economic driver in Region 12 in the state of Colorado, which includes Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Pitkin and Summit counties. As such, the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments has created a public/private partnership in the health and wellness industry, with a goal […]

No noise wall in Vail?

By scott miller VAIL — If a new underpass beneath Interstate 70 in Vail is built — still a significant if — it’s unlikely to include a noise wall. The Vail Town Council last week voted against supporting a 3,400-foot noise wall on the north side of I-70 as part of the underpass project. If […]

Vail crepe business opens in February

By scott miller VAIL — Vail locals and guests will have a new grab-and-go and late night dining option beginning in early February. Crespelle, Italian for crepe, is a new “pop-up” restaurant concept slated to open Feb. 4 in the space formerly occupied by the Ore House in the Gorsuch Building, just over the bridge […]

‘Relentless love affair with Vail’

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Like a swallow to Capistrano, Dr. Ken Hodges has returned to Vail every year for 50 years. Hodges is part of a Minnesota group that started skiing Vail in 1965, and shows no signs of stopping. Hodges, 88, is back in town this week with three dozen Minnesotans. “It’s a […]

Barenaked Ladies coming to Vail Feb. 9 for World Ski Championships

By caramie schnell VAIL — Though the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are but days away, the surprises keep coming for fans, as another big name was announced Tuesday to the free concerts lineup: popular Canadian alt-rock band the Barenaked Ladies. The Barenaked Ladies are a Grammy-nominated heavy hitter with a track record of […]

#VailLive: Photos from social media of Vail, Beaver Creek Mountains

By John LaConte January 27, 2015 — Send your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains using #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: Vail Daily […]

On the Hill: Getting to the World Championships finish area from Strawberry Park 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 shows how to take the Beaver Creek Mountain Expressway trail from the top of Strawberry Park/Upper Beaver Creek (chairs 12 and 18) to the finish area of the […]