On the Hill: Clouds overhead, slush underfoot

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 Riva Catwalk on Vail Mountain, showing viewers shushy conditions underfoot and cloudy conditions overhead. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 3″ new snow in the last week CONDITIONS: […]

New York Nights fundraiser benefits the Edwards Interfaith Chapel and Community Center

By Randy Wyrick You love New York, admit it. New York Nights puts you in the core of the Big Apple for a few hours, without the thrill ride of landing at LaGuardia, which is good.It also helps support the Edwards Interfaith Chapel and Community Center, which is better.The money raised from New York Nights […]

Local ski museum founder Don Simonton passes away

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Another of Vail’s pioneers has passed.Pastor Don Simonton died peacefully March 17 in Grand Junction. He was 86. Son Cliff writes “He is now with Mom (June) once again, astride two well-behaved horses, wrapped in the smells, sights and dappled light of the trail, heading for new adventures.”Simonton was […]

Vail pioneer Don Simonton has passed

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Another of Vail’s pioneers has passed.Pastor Don Simonton died peacefully March 17 in Grand Junction. He was 86. Son Cliff writes “He is now with Mom (June) once again, astride two well-behaved horses, wrapped in the smells, sights and dappled light of the trail, heading for new adventures.”Simonton was […]

#VailLive: Social media from Vail, Beaver Creek mountains

By John LaConte March 22, 2015 — Use #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram to send in your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: […]

On the Hill: Blading the Beav’

By John LaConte 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 dons a pair of snow blades for a day of spring fun at Beaver Creek. It’s spring skiing at Beaver Creek. Don’t forget your sunscreen! BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL […]