Is Mikaela Shiffrin in the house today?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — So apparently, there’s some local connection with today’s giant slalom.Welcome back to Beaver Creek and today’s FIS Alpine World Ski Championships women’s GS, aka “Mikaela is here.”The Worlds started something like two years ago — actually 10 days — and Mikaela finally gets to ski in an individual event.If […]

Is Miakaela Shiffrin in the house today?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — So apparently, there’s some local connection with today’s giant slalom.Welcome back to Beaver Creek and today’s FIS Alpine World Ski Championships women’s GS, aka “Mikaela is here.”The Worlds started something like two years ago — actually 10 days — and Mikeaela finally gets to ski in an individual event.If […]

Today’s very giant giant slalom start list

By Chris Freud 1 PIETILAE-H. Maria SWE 2 MAZE Tina SLO 3 SHIFFRIN Mikaela USA 4 BREM Eva-Maria AUT 5 LINDELL-VIKARBY J. SWE 6 ZETTEL Kathrin AUT 7 FENNINGER Anna AUT 8 WEIRATHER Tina LIE 9 GUT Lara SUI 10 MARMOTTAN Anemone FRA 11 FANCHINI Nadia ITA 12 WORLEY Tessa FRA 13 BRIGNONE Federica ITA […]

Is Miakaela Shiffrin in the house?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — So apparently, there’s some local connection with today’s giant slalom.Welcome back to Beaver Creek and today’s FIS Alpine World Ski Championships women’s GS, aka “Mikaela is here.”The Worlds started something like two years ago — actually 10 days — and Mikeaela finally gets to ski in an individual event.If […]

Eagle airport gears up for busy weekend

By scott miller GYPSUM — Visitors who fly into the valley fall into two relatively distinct groups: those buy airline tickets, and those who come and go on private jets. The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships seems to have drawn visitors from the latter camp.“I wouldn’t say we’ve seen a big bump (from the […]

Airport gears up for busy weekend

By scott miller GYPSUM — Visitors who fly into the valley fall into two relatively distinct groups: those buy airline tickets, and those who come and go on private jets. The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships seems to have drawn visitors from the latter camp.“I wouldn’t say we’ve seen a big bump (from the […]

Westminster city manager hired as county manager

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Board of Commissioners has selected the former city manager of Westminster as the county’s next manager. Brent McFall, 63, will begin in his new position on March 9.McFall was hired from an initial field of 61 candidates after a national search that began last November, following […]

Former Westminster city manager hired as new county manager

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Board of Commissioners has selected the former city manager of Westminster as the county’s next manager. Brent McFall, 63, will begin in his new position on March 9.McFall was hired from an initial field of 61 candidates after a national search that began last November, following […]

Vail Daily column: What the Constitution says

By Edward Stoner The Bill of Rights. The Ten Commandments of the U.S. Constitution (although there were originally twelve — well sorta — which we will visit later). Sequentially, the Bill of Rights — the first ten Amendments to the Constitution — follow first the Preamble, then the Articles — but in many eyes anyway, […]