Gastro-bug hits Vail area dogs

By Melanie Wong GYPSUM — A Gypsum veterinarian office says that local dog owners should be aware of a gastrointestinal bug that is rapidly sickening dogs. The disease symptoms of vomiting and bloody watery diarrhea appear very suddenly and strongly.“These pups are very sick. Often even just smelling food causes them to vomit” said Dr. […]

Vail woman sick after carbon monoxide leak

By scott miller VAIL — Vail Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm in a four-unit residential building on Chamonix Lane Jan. 8 at around 4:30 p.m.. One of the occupants of the Chamonix Chalets reported feeling ill and sought medical attention. She was found to have carbon monoxide […]

Vail Daily column: Staying on track with your resolutions

By Melanie Wong New Year’s resolution season is upon the hearts and minds of those interested in changing negative behaviors. Last week I discussed a few basic principles for developing good fitness habits in 2016. My message was straightforward. Break traditional fitness principles, find ways to eat less food, avoid crazy exercise programs, and maintain […]

Vail Daily column: Getting started in a sport for life.

By Melanie Wong When asked, I always recommend that parents enroll their children in Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s (SSCV) season long Future Stars weekend program at the youngest possible age of six (assuming they can get on and off the lift by themselves and ski or ride Golden Peak). This critical age for mental […]

State legislators to talk healthcare, transportation and more

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Legislature begins its annual 120-day session this week, and the people representing Eagle County know they have work to do. Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, a Democrat who represents Eagle and Routt Counties in the Colorado House of Representatives, is back for a second year with a bill […]

VIDEO: Powdery ravines in Vail

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 correspondent John LaConte reports from Cheetah Gully on Vail Mountain, a powdery ravine which has preserved the half a foot of fresh snow Vail received on Saturday and Sunday. […]

Public questions Eagle town manager search

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The Eagle Town Board’s decision to launch a search for a new town manager just weeks prior to an election that will decide whether or not that individual will continue in the job has some town residents confounded.As confirmed by Eagle Town Attorney Ed Sands, Eagle is a statuary town […]

Eagle town manager search questioned

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The Eagle Town Board’s decision to launch a search for a new town manager just weeks prior to an election that will decide whether or not that individual will continue in the job has some town residents confounded.As confirmed by Eagle Town Attorney Ed Sands, Eagle is a statuary town […]

Eagle Ranch Golf Course offers winter recreation

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t the only places where some epic skiing is happening this season.For those who engage in skiing of the Nordic variety, the Eagle Ranch Golf Course is again a hot spot for winter recreation.“It’s a great amenity to have here in Eagle,” said […]

Eagle Ranch offers Nordic playground

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t the only places where some epic skiing is happening this season.For those who engage in skiing of the Nordic variety, the Eagle Ranch Golf Course is again a hot spot for winter recreation.“It’s a great amenity to have here in Eagle,” said […]