Crystal ball sees success for American women

By Chris Freud Tiger Woods had an 8 on No. 15 at TPC Scottsdale during the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. I’ve gotten an 8 on that hole, so that’s really bad news for Tiger. Many refer to Lindsey Vonn as Tiger’s girlfriend. Leaving aside the sexist view of this — we don’t care […]

Beaver Creek offers tips for FIS World Championships

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — The world is descending on Beaver Creek Resort for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which start Monday. More than 700 athletes will be present from 70 nations and in addition to the competitive race events taking place on the slopes, the InterX Celebration will be taking place […]

Beaver Creek offers tips for World Champs

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — The world is descending on Beaver Creek Resort for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which start Monday. More than 700 athletes will be present from 70 nations and in addition to the competitive race events taking place on the slopes, the InterX Celebration will be taking place […]

Vail and Avon become music central during the World Championships

By Melanie Wong as the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships descend on our tiny mountain town for the next two weeks, we’re all wondering how bad the parking will be, if Lindsey Vonn will get another record-breaking win and which skiing celebrities we’ll get to see from the stands or hopefully dine next to […]

The Bookworm of Edwards hosts French night on Monday

By Melanie Wong EDWARDS — A local bookstore is a place that lends itself to an atmosphere of creativity, culture and community. The Bookworm of Edwards intends to bring all three of these things together for its first-ever French Night special. The evening will play host to two local residents, Jodie Hollander and Rosalie Isom. […]

Tell us your love story, Eagle County

By caramie schnell VAIL — Each January, we ask you to write your love story and share it with Vail Daily readers. Last year, we got some real tear jerkers. We introduced you to Lane Gillespie and Jim Muguerza. The two got engaged near the top of Chair 11 on Vail Mountain in November of […]

On the Hill: Media from all over the globe gathering in 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 Golden Peak on Vail Mountain where Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, and national teams and media from all over the globe are gathered. Vail Daily reporter John LaConte […]

Vail Daily column: Don’t be a walk-through victim

By Edward Stoner Dear Joan, We recently sold our home and almost had the whole deal blow up the day of closing over a detail I had never given a thought to. It just was so unpleasant on a day that should have been joyous for us and the buyer. The problem was over the […]

Vail Daily column: A storied career

By Melanie Wong I’ve been very lucky to have pointed my cameras at dozens of brand-new ski resorts in America and Europe starting way back in 1947 when I shot footage with my 8mm camera at a brand-new ski resort in Colorado called Aspen. It boasted the world’s longest chairlift and lift tickets cost a […]

Vail Daily column: Do It For The Love spreads joy, music

By Melanie Wong For fans around the world, musician/songwriter Michael Franti is known for his inspirational music and his generous spirit. For 20 years, we all have come to know Michael as the energetic lead singer of Michael Franti & Spearhead. Most recently we have come to know another side of Michael … a side […]