Vail Resorts gets approval for Canyons-Park City connection

By Melanie Wong PARK CITY — Vail Resorts announced that it received unanimous approval from the Park City Planning Commission to implement an ambitious capital plan for the 2015-16 season. The plan would establish the connection between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more […]

Park City-Canyons project approved

By Melanie Wong PARK CITY — Vail Resorts announced that it received unanimous approval from the Park City Planning Commission to implement an ambitious capital plan for the 2015-16 season. The plan would establish the connection between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more […]

Hospital partners for nutrition program

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Everyone’s been told that “eating healthy” is a key component to losing and maintaining a healthy weight — but what does “eating healthy” mean for you individually?That’s a question that Benjamin Stone, owner of Sigma Coaching in Vail, wants to answer, and his methods have caught the attention of the […]

Vail Daily obituary: Anne Bittorf Cox, 1935-2015

By Edward Stoner Anne Bittorf Cox passed away March 23, 2015, peacefully with her family by her side at the Kahl Home in Davenport, Iowa.She was born in Sterling, Illinois, Nov. 12, 1935 to Joseph H. Bittorf and Mary Delaney Bittorf. Anne married William R. McCabe and had six children. Later in life, she married […]

Truck crashes into the post office in Minturn

By Randy Wyrick MINTURN — A pickup truck crashed through the front of the Minturn Post Office when the driver’s foot slipped off the clutch, according to Eagle River Fire Protection District authorities.The accident happened at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.The driver, who has not been named, said his black Ford Ranger pickup jumped the […]

Truck crashes into Minturn post office

By Randy Wyrick MINTURN — A pickup truck crashed through the front of the Minturn post office when the driver’s foot slipped off the clutch, according to Eagle River Fire Protection District authorities.The accident happened about 12:30 p.m. Thursday.The driver, who has not been named, said his black Ford Ranger pickup jumped the curb and […]

Mountain Valley Horse Rescue’s annual Rendezvous returns

By Randy Wyrick Training horses is like training children, and you should probably be required to do the former before you’re allowed to do the latter.Local rancher Bud Gates said that, and both his horses and kids turned out great.For example, with both horses and children you’ll get further with a carrot than a whip. […]

Vail Daily column: Health care and business panel is April 7

By Melanie Wong One of the true pleasures of my job is that I have the honor to talk to business owners, operators, managers and employees on a regular basis regarding any number of topics related to doing business in the mountain region of Colorado.Business people tend to share similar thoughts on doing business in […]

On the Hill: Remaining powder at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent John LaConte delivers an on-snow report from Vail Mountain, where there’s still plenty of snow left over from the 8″ reported over the last 72 hours. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 2″ new […]

Vail Daily column: Be prepared for those RMDs

By Melanie Wong You might not think that 70.5 represents any particular milestone. But when you do reach this age, you will have to make some decisions that affect an important aspect of your life — your retirement income.Here’s the background: Once you turn 70.5, you will need to start taking withdrawals from your 401(k) […]