dZi Foundation is helping build and rebuild Nepal after last spring’s earthquakes

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — dZi (pronounced Zee) is an ancient Tibetan bead. It’s given to bestow health and wealth on your friends.“That’s what we try to do,” said Jim Nowak, founder and president of the dZi Foundation. “They’re highly valued throughout the Himalayan region.”Double disastersDisasters tend to run together in people’s minds.The first earthquake […]

New flight from Chicago bolsters service

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — As the new ski season gathers strength, the Vail Valley will soon see its annual influx of visitors who fly into the Eagle County Regional Airport. There’s some good news this season, but more to come starting in 2016.First, the good news: United Airlines has added a weekend flight […]

SourceGas scales back transmission line project

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The SourceGas plan to replace a 4.6 mile stretch of natural gas transmission line through the Eagle Ranch subdivision is now in its final engineering design phase and it looks like the company will be downsizing the scope of the project and completing the work inside its existing easement.A press […]

SourceGas scales back Eagle transmission line project

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The SourceGas plan to replace a 4.6 mile stretch of natural gas transmission line through the Eagle Ranch subdivision is now in its final engineering design phase and it looks like the company will be downsizing the scope of the project and completing the work inside its existing easement.A press […]

Shiffrin wins 2nd straight World Cup slalom in Aspen

By By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer ASPEN — Mikaela Shiffrin captured back-to-back World Cup slalom races in Aspen, overcoming an early mistake in her final run to still win by a large margin. The 20-year-old American finished in 1 minute, 40.18 seconds Sunday, beating Frida Hansdotter of Sweden by 2.65 seconds. Sarka Strachova of […]

‘The Breach’ screens in Avon, Eagle as part of Sustainable Community Film Series

By Krista Driscoll What do Chinook, Coho, sockeye, humpy and chum all have in common? All five are species of salmon that thrive in the North Pacific waters of the United States and Canada.Salmon is considered a keystone species, meaning there are many other creatures that rely on them. In fact, there are 137 creatures, […]

Vail wedding gift-giving: Tips on how much to spend and where to spend it

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: This is the first article in a three-part series about gift giving, style and fashion for winter weddings.Notorious for its near 300 days of sunshine and bluebird powder days, Vail is the quintessential cocktail for winter nuptials. The alpine community sees many brides, grooms and wedding guests each year, but […]

On the Hill: More fresh snow 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 On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Latigo at Beaver Creek after 3 inches fell overnight and 6 inches in the past 24 hours. … Source:: Vail Daily Feed