April Fool: Local hellraiser turns down ISIS

By scott miller A DESERT HELLHOLE — After watching former Eagle County commissioner Arn Menconi escorted from the U.S. Capitol after disrupting a Senate hearing, a Middle East terrorist group invited Menconi to elevate his disruption game.ISIS invited Menconi to join their ranks. Menconi, a Chicago native, politely declined, saying he’d rather go toe-to-toe with […]

Messes multiplying on local BLM land

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Yeah, this land is your land, this land is my land, but stop making such a mess on our land.A local outfitter and guide company ushered in spring the way they always do — cleaning up makeshift shooting ranges and the trash left behind on BLM land by people […]

Messes multiplying on BLM land

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Yeah, this land is your land, this land is my land, but stop making such a mess on our land.A local outfitter and guide company ushered in spring the way they always do – cleaning up makeshift shooting ranges and the trash left behind on BLM land by people […]

#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:: […]

Has economic growth stalled?

By scott miller Less than three weeks after the Dow and the S&P 500 notched new highs and the Nasdaq passed 5,000, all three indexes were down after a series of reports showed that economic growth had all but stalled. There are plenty of culprits, lousy winter weather, a stronger dollar, cheaper oil, the West […]

On the Hill: Riding down Rose Bowl at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart 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 reports from a patchy Rose Bowl trail on a warm spring Monday at Beaver Creek Mountain. BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 5 inches in past week. VAIL DAILY FIELD […]

Vail Daily column: Term limits and voting rights

By Melanie Wong This is the 14th part of a series.So revered was he, and so novel was the concept of voluntary succession, George Washington could have been – and history suggested should have been – president-for-life. Instead, after two terms, he graciously stepped down, handing over power to the fiery John Adams (who, incidentally, […]