Locals begin packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Forget department store displays, you know it’s the Christmas season when you’re packing a shoebox to send on an international adventure.Operation Christmas Child is in full swing in the valley and across the nation.If you can pack a shoebox with toys and supplies, and will, then you have what […]

Semifinal time: VMS takes on Kent Denver

By Chris Freud OK, I really can’t see Vail Mountain School soccer coach Pete Petrovski doing Dick Vitale.“Final, Four BAYBEE. It’s AWE-some.”Yes, the Gore Rangers have a lot of PTP-ers and Nathan Rouaud is a “diaper dandy,” but really, the only thing VMS and Vitale have in common is a V.With that, we welcome you […]

Minturn restrooms voted best in nation

By John LaConte MINTURN — It’s the highest honor the high throne can receive, the royal flush.The “modern restrooms” in Minturn’s Eagle Town Park were named best in the United States Tuesday in the 14th annual Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom contest.Danny Rubin, of Rubin Communication Group, came in from Virginia Beach to give the award […]

Sprinkler prevents fire from spreading in Vail

By scott miller VAIL — Vail Fire and Emergency Services crews responded to the report of a fire in the kitchen at Manor Vail Lodge in the early morning hours Tuesday.The initial alarm was transmitted to Vail Public Safety Communications Center around 1:30 a.m. A fire engine from the Vail Village fire station arrived in […]

Sprinkler quickly quashes kitchen fire

By scott miller VAIL — Vail Fire and Emergency Services crews responded to the report of a fire in the kitchen at Manor Vail Lodge in the early morning hours of Nov. 10.The initial alarm was transmitted to Vail Public Safety Communications Center around 1:30 a.m. A fire engine from the Vail Village fire station […]

Minturn restrooms voted best in the nation

By John LaConte MINTURN — It’s the highest honor the high throne can receive, the royal flush.The “modern restrooms” at Minturn were named best in the United States Tuesday in the 14th annual Cintas America’s Best Restroom contest.Danny Rubin of Rubin Communication Group Tuesday came in from Virginia Beach to give the award to the […]

Mancuso out for World Cup season, will undergo surgery in Vail

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Olympic champion Julia Mancuso is in town, but not to train.Mancuso will undergo hip surgery Wednesday at the Steadman Clinic, which sideline her for the entire FIS Ski World Cup 2015-16 season.Mancuso said she has been trying other ways to rehab her ailing hip, but nothing was working quickly enough […]

Vail Daily column: Part 1 on intellectual property

By Melanie Wong Most folks likely have at least some sense as to what patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets are.“Ah, let’s see … they’re … well, they’ve got something to do with … Okay, I give up.”If they can’t exactly define what they are, at least folks figure they have something to do with […]

Terry Minger receives second annual Torch Award

By Melanie Wong The Vail Centre will be hosting its second annual Torch Awards at the Lodge at Vail on Dec. 11. During the first inaugural event in 2014, Rod Slifer was honored for his contributions to the Vail community, along with four community award winners for their service to the community. The Torch Awards […]

Vail Daily obituary: Marjori E. Johnson, 1954-2015

By Melanie Wong Marjori E. Johnson (Montney), age 61, of Roscommon, formerly of Waterford, Michigan, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, Michigan on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery, St. Louis, Michigan. Visitation will be […]