On the Hill: Gaper Day on Vail Mountain

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 April Fool’s Day on Vail Mountain, an unnofficial holiday every year where skiers and snowboards dress funny and enjoy spring conditions. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 2″ new […]

Now this is an exciting basketball team

By Chris Freud Yep, we’re sure you all had Michigan State in your brackets. Of course.(OK, Vail Christian’s Mike Mutter, a Spartan through and through, has all four of his Final Four alive in his family’s pool.)With that in mind, we still have some basketball business left. All-league for all three local schools finally came […]

Now this is a basketball team

By Chris Freud Yep, we’re sure you all had Michigan State in your brackets. Of course.(OK, Vail Christian’s Mike Mutter, a Spartan through and though, has all four of his Final Four alive in his family’s pool)With that in mind, we still have some basketball business left. All-league for all three local school finally came […]

Aspen girls lacrosse breaks past Battle Mountain

By DALE STRODE ASPEN — A halftime reality check helped bring the Aspen girls lacrosse team back from spring break.Locked in a back-and-forth 6-6 tie with rival Battle Mountain on Wednesday afternoon, the Skiers broke out with six consecutive goals in the second half and an eventual 12-8 win over the visiting Huskies at Aspen […]

Assistant superintendent to lead Telluride schools

By Melanie Wong The Telluride R-1 School District Board of Education has announced that it has unanimously selected Michael Gass, who is currently assistant superintendent for Eagle County Schools, to be the new Telluride superintendent of schools beginning on July 1. Gass was one of 29 applicants for the position and was chosen after interviews […]

Gass named Telluride superintendent

By Melanie Wong The Telluride R-1 School District Board of Education has announced that they have unanimously selected Michael Gass, who is currently assistant superintendent for the Eagle Valley School District, to be the new Telluride superintendent of schools beginning on July 1, 2015. Mr. Gass was one of 29 applicants for the position and […]

Poet speaks in Avon Thursday

By Melanie Wong April is National Poetry Month. Join the Eagle Valley Library District in celebrating at their scheduled poetry events. Things kick off today at 6:30 p.m. at the Avon Public Library for a reading from local poet Jodie Hollander. Hollander will be sharing some of her poetry, her experiences as a poet, answering […]

Man back in jail after assault

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE – Chase Speegle is back in jail after pleading guilty twice, but to slightly different crimes.Last year, Speegle admitted he stabbed a man in the back during a party last winter, and that he owned a backpack full of drugs that police later found.He was sentenced at that time to two-years […]

Coldwell Banker names Vail managing director

By scott miller VAIL — Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties in Vail recently announced that Winter Stacey Holm-Risen has been named managing director of the Vail office. A longtime Vail resident, Holm-Risen will leverage the longstanding relationship and professional affiliation with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on behalf of Vail clients.“I’m very excited to be returning to […]