Vail Daily obituary: Raymond Emil Brenner, 1930-2015

By Melanie Wong Raymond Emil Brenner passed over the weekend in Hobe Sound, Florida after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ray served as a squadron commander in the U.S.Air Force during the Korean War while stationed in Japan. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a business degree (Go Badgers!)Ray moved his family […]

On the Hill: Fun on the frontside

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 Chair 2 area of Vail, where there is a variety of different conditions for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 8″ new snow […]

Vail Resorts purchases Australia’s Perisher

By Melanie Wong BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts announced Monday that the company has agreed to acquire its first international mountain resort, Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales, Australia, for total cash consideration of AU$176.6 million (approximately US$136 million), subject to certain adjustments. Perisher is the largest and most visited ski resort in Australia, and […]

Adam’s Rib ranch, club sold

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — For the past 42 years, Eagle’s fate has been tied in one way or another to the vision of one man — Fred Kummer, the CEO of HBE Corp. and the owner of a substantial swath of properties located in the Brush Creek Valley. That changed recently when Denver-based […]

Annual Vail community meeting is Tuesday

By Melanie Wong VAIL — The success of the Alpine World Ski Championships and other major milestones will be celebrated during the annual town of Vail community meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Donovan Pavilion. The free event is sponsored by the Vail town council and staff.Residents, business owners, property owners, employees […]

Glenwood Shell could be part of CDOT project

By RANDY ESSEX A notable step has taken place in the project to replace Glenwood Springs’ Grand Avenue bridge.The Colorado Department of Transportation has struck a “possession and use agreement” with the owners of the Glenwood Shell service station at the foot of Exit 116 from Interstate 70. The station closed March 13. It’s a […]

CDOT starts work at Glenwood Shell

By RANDY ESSEX A notable step has taken place in the project to replace Glenwood Springs’ Grand Avenue bridge.The Colorado Department of Transportation has struck a “possession and use agreement” with the owners of the Glenwood Shell service station at the foot of Exit 116 from Interstate 70. The station closed March 13. It’s a […]

#VailLive: Social media from Vail, Beaver Creek mountains

By John LaConte March 30, 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:: […]

Vail Daily health story: Measles outbreak raises concern, awareness

By caramie schnell This past January, national news outlets spread word of a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California. This breaking story was shocking to many, as measles had previously been declared eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000. “The measles outbreak raises concerns about vaccination rates across the country, and how […]

Vail Daily health column: Learn the traumatic brain injury ‘danger signs’

By caramie schnell As the ski season begins to wind down, and with March being “National Brain Injury Awareness Month,” I thought it would be a good time to discuss the growing problem of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Colorado and the rest of the United States. First, here are some statistics from The Brain […]