Devils rally against Basalt for 13-3 victory

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — A team always wants to make a statement in its opener.Eagle Valley softball did just that on Tuesday afternoon at the Gypsum Sports Complex, overcoming a 3-0 deficit and defeating Basalt, 13-3, in six innings. The visiting Longhorns drubbed the Devils twice — 15-1 and 16-6 — last season by […]

Woman arrested after shot fired in Eagle-Vail

By Edward Stoner EAGLE-VAIL — A 41-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she shot a firearm in a residential area.At about 5:30 p.m., the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office responded to the River Run Apartments in Eagle-Vail on the report of shots fired. The reporting party stated that he had a verbal altercation with […]

Will markets rattle tourism?

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — This isn’t the best time for a big correction in the stock market. But it’s far from the worst.Global stock markets lost value again Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all finishing in the red. In the past week, the Dow has […]

Vail Resorts spending $110M on upgrades and investments

By scott miller BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts will invest approximately $110 million to $115 million in resort improvements for the upcoming 2015-16 ski season, bringing its five-year resort investment total to more than $500 million. The centerpiece of this plan is linking Park City and Canyons resorts in Utah, transforming the two resorts into one […]

Fire damages home in Vail Golf Course area

By Edward Stoner VAIL — A fire in a residence on Ptarmigan Road in the Golf Course neighborhood was quickly contained Monday night. At approximately 9:20 p.m., Vail Fire and Emergency Services was dispatched to investigate an odor in a residence at 1027 Ptarmigan Road. The odor was reported by the residents, who had just […]

Navajo Code Talker, legendary lawmaker John Pinto is a great American story

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — All the things John Pinto has been in his 91 years, he still is: Navajo Code Talker, Marine, statesman, lawmaker, husband, father, grandfather and tireless advocate.John Pinto not only has stories, he is a great American story.The legendary New Mexico legislator and his wife Joann were in Vail for a […]

Indie comedy ‘This Isn’t Funny’ screens at Little Beach Park in Minturn

By Krista Driscoll Meeting the right person at the wrong time can be the best thing that ever happened to you. So goes the story of “This Isn’t Funny,” an independently produced comedy that takes a harshly honest, sharply observed look at modern love. The film will be screened at Little Beach Park in Minturn […]

Taste the Vail Valley’s homegrown bounty

By Melanie Wong Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part series about products from the Vail Valley. See to read the first part.As much as mountain denizens are known for their love of the outdoors, they also love good food and drink to pair with their active exploits. Whether it’s a […]

China, oil, driving nervous markets

By scott miller So much for dog days. In what’s usually a quiet time for stocks, when Washington, D.C. is deserted and trading volumes slow to a crawl as Wall Streeters go on vacation, the market erupted last week — and plummeted.Concerns about the fragile state of China’s economy, the tanking price of oil, and […]

On the Hill: Skateboarding Red Cliff

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill reporter John LaConte skateboards through Red Cliff, under the historic steel arch bridge which was constructed in 1940 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Vail […]