In Eagle County, weather varies but events draw

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Most schools’ spring breaks are over. And it looks as if spring’s warmth has firmly taken hold. So how best to attract visitors to mountain resorts in the last weeks of ski season?The answer for the past several years has been a variety of events. The Vail Film Festival […]

On the Hill: iPhone report from Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On a sunny spring day, Vail Daily correspondent John LaConte delivers an on-snow report from the Riva Trees on Vail Mountain using an iPhone 5s. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 8″ new snow in the last […]

Roots of Racing: Carson was a student of the Pro Tour

By Melanie Wong This winter, Vail and Beaver Creek hosted the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for a third time. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum has opened its ski racing archives to tell stories that connect the dots between today’s spectacular made-for-TV competitions and their humble beginnings. This series will feature many of the […]

Arlo Guthrie’s ‘Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour’ stops in Beaver Creek

By Randy Wyrick Was it really 50 Thanksgivings ago that Arlo Guthrie, Alice Brock, her husband Ray and Fasha the dog sat down in the church for a Thanksgiving dinner that couldn’t be beat?Calendars do not lie, although we all exaggerate from time to time.Guthrie is in the early days of the 18-month “Alice’s Restaurant […]

#VailLive: Social media updates from Vail, Beaver Creek mountains

By John LaConte March 27, 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:: […]

Ritz names sales director

By scott miller BEAVER CREEK — The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch recently announced Karen Crawford has been named director of sales. With more than 10 years of sales experience, Crawford will oversee all sales efforts for the mountain resort.“I am delighted to be leading the sales efforts for the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch,” said Crawford. “This property […]

Vail Daily column: The big red truck

By Edward Stoner In the spring of 1950, I was surfing at San Onofre when a friend named Burrhead drove up in a shiny brand-new Chevrolet panel delivery truck. It was the perfect surfing wagon and he had already converted the inside into what I thought was the perfect apartment on wheels.I had 37 rolls […]

Keystone visitor commits suicide after eating marijuana candies

By Summit Daily staff report A Tulsa, Oklahoma man visiting Keystone committed suicide after consuming a large amount of edible marijuana candies, according to a Summit County Coroner’s report.Summit County Coroner Regan Wood said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head. Luke Gregory Goodman, 22, was staying in Keystone with his […]