Huskies take Summit; ready for Palisade

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Thursday night was the undercard.Tonight is the main event.Battle Mountain boys basketball took care of business on Thursday night in Edwards, dispatching Summit County, 54-44, setting up tonight’s showdown with Palisade with second place in the 4A Slope on the line.“In the past, it’s a struggle to get out of […]

Huskies take care of Summit; ready for Palisade

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Thursday night was the undercard.Tonight is the main event.Battle Mountain boys basketball took care of business on Thursday night, dispatching Summit County, 54-44, setting up tonight’s showdown with Palisade with second place in the 4A Slope on the line.“In the past, it’s a struggle to get out of the cellar,” […]

Mountain lion activity rising in Eagle County

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — After receiving several reports of mountain lions this week, Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials are reminding residents to supervise pets and children.On Monday, a man told wildlife officials that his dog came nose to nose with a mountain lion near Buffehr Creek Road, north of Interstate 70. The dog […]

Mountain lion activity increasing in Eagle County

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — After receiving several reports of mountain lions this week, Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials are reminding residents to supervise pets and children.On Monday, a man told wildlife officials that his dog came nose to nose with a mountain lion near Buffehr Creek Road, north of Interstate 70. The dog […]

Chamonix meeting draws crowd in Vail

By scott miller VAIL — Taylor Eubank has lived in Vail for nearly a decade. He’s ready to start making house payments instead of paying rent.Eubank was one of about 175 people who attended a day-long open house about the proposed Chamonix affordable housing project in West Vail. The town in 2002 bought the 3.6-acre […]

GS results from Winter Park, Ski Cooper races

By Chris Freud Ski Cooper GSBoysTeam results1. Platte Canyon 1652. Aspen 1623. Summit County 1524. Nederland 1515. Eagle Valley 1436. Vail Mountain 1387. Lake County 99Individual local qualifiers7 EVH Schwaiger Jakob 2:23.25 9 VMS Chicoine Caleb 2:24.00 14 EVH Smith Dean 2:28.5216 VMS Marston Theo 2:29.0019 EVH Sokup Aiden 2:29.75Girls Team results1. Aspen 1682. Summit […]

GS results from Winter Park and Ski Cooper

By Chris Freud Winter Park GSBoysTeam results1. Battle Mountain 1692. Evergreen 1653. Steamboat Springs 1624. Middle Park 1525. Clear Creek 147Local individual qualifiers1 BMH Cook Quintin 2:03.99 2 BMH Vickerman Luke 2:04.4813 BMH Sturde Alex 2:17.7515 BMH Runckel Bryce 2:18.6716 BMH Stearns David 2:19.5817 BMH Schroeder Dutch 2:19.6018 BMH Barrett Michael 2:20.4819 BMH Pistole Dale […]

Deer and elk aren’t enjoying epic snowfall as much as people are

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — For skiers and snowboarders, this past week’s snowfall has been epic. But for local deer and elk, not so much so.Recent heavy snow has animals migrating down to lower elevations in their search for food and shelter as they struggle to weather the toughest part of winter. That means residents […]

VIDEO: Perfect snow for lift off

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 is joined by local shredder Quillan Hannibal for a fun and powdery run down Lover’s Leap in Blue Sky Basin. Vail Daily reporter John LaConte is […]

16th annual Mardi Gras Ball returns as a benefit for St. Clare, Vail Christian High School

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — The 16th annual Mardi Gras Ball rolls around Saturday, which means you are invited to click on the video tutorial with this story at www.vaildaily.com and learn to correctly say, “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” the rallying cry of Mardi Gras.Then you can move on to “joie de vivre” (“joy […]