State election season starts with caucuses

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — While the political season seems like it never stops these days, Colorado’s election year kicks off in earnest Tuesday when members of the state’s two main political parties meet around the county to talk politics. But Republicans won’t be doing much about presidential politics. Kaye Ferry, chairwoman of the […]

County presentation outlines some of its accomplishments in the last year

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners hosted their annual State of the County presentation earlier this month, and they say the state of the county is pretty good.Sure, the county has the same money hassles we all do — there’s never enough of it to do everything they want to do.The commissioners […]

Eagle City Market expansion to begin May 1

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — It’s welcome news for downvalley residents and the community’s coffers — the expansion/remodel of Eagle’s City Market grocery story is slated to begin May 1.Eagle’s existing City Market is a 41,000-square-foot structure and the expansion plan will up size the grocery story to nearly 57,000 square feet. Additionally, the plan […]

No vote until April on Minturn land exchange

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — The Town Council will not be voting Wednesday on whether or not it will send a letter of support to the U.S. Forest Service for a land exchange with Crave Community Co. However, the conversation will be continued at Wednesdays Town Council meeting at Town Hall at 6:30 p.m.The council […]

No vote this week on Minturn land exchange

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — The Town Council will not be voting Wednesday on whether or not it will send a letter of support to the U.S. Forest Service for a land exchange with Crave Community Co. However, the conversation will be continued at Wednesdays Town Council meeting at Town Hall at 6:30 p.m.The council […]

Burton U.S. Open in Vail brings free concerts from GRiZ, Big Grams and more

By Krista Driscoll Just like a blue-sky powder day isn’t complete without your favorite playlist jamming through your headphones, the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships aren’t complete without some high-energy live concerts as a soundtrack to the competition.This year’s Open doesn’t disappoint, with a lineup that includes both established headliners and up-and-coming performers, including GRiZ, […]

VIDEO: Cruising under bridges 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 Roughlock — the “Bridge Run” from Arrowhead to Bachelor’s Gulch — on a warm, sunny Sunday at Beaver Creek. Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart […]

Gagnon wins combined event, injured Vonn takes 13th

By Staff Reports SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra — Hampered by a fractured left knee, Lindsey Vonn managed to extend her overall World Cup lead by placing 13th in an Alpine combined event on Sunday, while Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada took the win. Wearing braces on both knees, the American led the competition after the super-G portion […]

Vonn leads combined event, day after fracturing left knee

By Staff Reports SOLDEU-EL TARTER, Andorra — Lindsey Vonn posted the fastest time in the first run of a women’s World Cup Alpine combined event, one day after fracturing her left knee in a super-G crash. Wearing braces on both knees, the American timed 57.04 seconds in the super-G run on the Aliga course to […]