Chinese kids receive dream trip to Vail courtesy of marketing effort

By John LaConte VAIL — Liqiang Chang, a lifelong resident of China, has always dreamed of visiting the U.S. After being denied for visa after visa, he had all but given up.But earlier this winter his daughter, 15-year-old Sing Chang, started showing promise as a skier in a program called the Rising Star in Northeast […]

Chinese kids receive all-expenses paid vacation to Vail courtesy of marketing effort

By John LaConte VAIL — Liqiang Chang, a lifelong resident of China, has always dreamed of visiting the U.S. After being denied for visa after visa, he had all but given up.But earlier this winter his daughter, 15-year-old Sing Chang, started showing promise as a skier in a program called the Rising Star in Northeast […]

Results from Sunday’s Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

By Edward Stoner 10K results Name TimeJosiah Middaugh 59:32.7Dan Nielsen 1:05:19Brandon Sheard 1:07:24Todd Foral 1:08:22Darren Lacy 1:08:50Brandt Marott 1:09:05Matt Johnson 1:09:45Ezra Velez 1:11:38James Ellis 1:12:31Rachel Viele 1:13:30Brian Ream 1:13:50Eric Pence 1:14:20jennifer sticksel 1:15:29Michael Limback 1:16:07Raf Nicholson 1:17:50Sharon O’Grady 1:18:29Richard Sebastian 1:19:13Molly Schreiner 1:19:30Joanna Arencibia 1:19:33Shari Jaeger 1:19:33Curt Endres 1:19:43John Stevens 1:21:18Kate Allan 1 :22:32Molly Meuer […]

Child care presents problems for parents

By Melanie Wong This is the first article in a three-part series examining the challenges of finding and affording childcare in the Vail Valley. Part two will look at the difficulties local childcare providers face, and part three will look at some of the efforts going on at the regional and state level to alleviate […]

Childcare presents problems for parents

By Melanie Wong This is the first article in a three-part series examining the challenges of finding and affording childcare in the Vail Valley. Part two will look at the difficulties local childcare providers face, and part three will look at some of the efforts going on at the regional and state level to alleviate […]

Avon council appoints new trails committee

By John LaConte AVON — If you were around last year, then you know trails are becoming an important part of the town’s summer makeup.And as an example of just how seriously the town is taking their trails, a nine-member Trails Advisory Group has been formed, with appointments made this week by the Town Council.The […]

Avon council appoints trails committee

By John LaConte AVON — If you were around last year, then you know trails are becoming an important part of the town’s summer makeup.And as an example of just how seriously the town is taking their trails, a nine-member Trails Advisory Group has been formed, with appointments made this week by the Town Council.The […]

Vail Daily column: Ramunno balances academics, athletics and service

By Edward Stoner “Ain’t it great to be a Devil?” This is Eagle Valley High School senior Mike Ramunno’s mantra.It may have been influenced by his dedicated high school football coach (and father), but he takes true pride in its reference to the Eagle Valley High School mascot. Ramunno’s athletic frame, laid-back demeanor and smile […]

Back from injury, Cole Pates takes down USASA comp

By John LaConte For Cole Pates of Eagle, the smartest move is to keep it safe right now. That means sticking to 450s and 630s off the rails and switch 720s and 900s off the jumps. Pates is recovering from a shoulder injury sustained earlier this season. He received a surgery from Dr. Peter Millett […]

#VailLive: Social media from Vail, Beaver Creek Mountains

By John LaConte March 1, 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 […]