Plays well with others

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Go ahead and make a note on Charlie Madison’s report card, “Plays well with others.”The Eagle Valley High School junior was one of only two guitarists in the state selected to Colorado’s All State Jazz Band.He also plays percussion, which is fine.But when he straps on his guitar and starts […]

Demand seems strong for Chamonix units

By scott miller VAIL — The Vail Town Council has spent a lot of time talking about building housing at the Chamonix property in West Vail. On Tuesday, council members heard from some people who might live there.The Chamonix property, a 3.6-acre parcel roughly behind the West Vail fire station, is widely viewed as the […]

Use tax vs. sales tax considered in Avon

By John LaConte AVON — Years ago, voters in town rejected a use tax, or a tax on goods purchased outside of town to be used within town.And while that decision bans the town from collecting a use tax, it doesn’t cover the use tax’s fraternal twin, sales tax. The U.S. Supreme Court differentiated between […]

Use tax vs. sales tax debated in Avon

By John LaConte AVON — Years ago, voters in town rejected a “use tax,” or a tax on goods purchased outside of town to be used within town.And while that bans the town from collecting a use tax, it doesn’t cover the use tax’s fraternal twin, the sales tax. The U.S. Supreme Court has differentiated […]

Powerball jackpot is on minds of locals, visitors

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya?Locals across the county are hoping for that early retirement payday from winning the $1.5-billion Powerball jackpot, while some are still skeptical of the one-in-a-million — or 292.2 million — odds.“It’s one of those things where, yeah, I should probably buy one,” said […]

Powerball jackpot on minds of locals, visitors

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya?Locals across the county are hoping for that early retirement payday from winning the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot, while some are still skeptical of the one-in-a-million — or 292.2 million — odds.“It’s one of those things where, yeah, I should probably buy one,” […]

Mountain Pulse: Skiers, snowboarders sharing the mountain in harmony

By Ross Leonhart VAIL — We’ve all heard the jokes.How does a snowboarder say hello? “Sorry, dude.”How many skiers does it take to screw in a light bulb? One hundred — one to twist it in and 99 to say, “Nice turns!”The animosity, jokingly or seriously, between skiers and snowboarders has mellowed out over the […]

VIDEO: Interesting rundown in Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On a sunny day, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the Showboat run on Vail Mountain, running down some news and events from the night before. Vail Daily reporter John […]

Joey Klein, founder of Conscious Transformation, visits The Bookworm of Edwards

By Krista Driscoll It’s easy for us to look at life and assess it in terms of the people we love, the roles we play and the responsibilities we have. It’s even easier to do this with the start of a new year. Today 6:30 p.m., The Bookworm of Edwards will host internationally celebrated personal […]

Improv jam group Everyone Orchestra at Vilar Center on Thursday, Jan. 14

By Krista Driscoll BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center presents the musical group Everyone Orchestra on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m., featuring a revolving cast of stellar musicians brought together by drummer and conductor Matt Butler for concerts, festival super jams and special events. These performances are designed to create space for […]