Weather cancels Burton US Open slopestyle, again

By John LaConte VAIL — Every year the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships seems to bring the weather with it.For the third time in four years, a slopestyle event was canceled on Wednesday due to weather on the Golden Peak course.In 2013, Vail’s first U.S. Open, powdery conditions prevented the women from attaining the speed […]

Weather cancels US Open slopestyle, again

By John LaConte VAIL — Every year the Burton U.S. Open seems to bring the weather with it.For the third time in four years, a slopestyle event was canceled on Wednesday due to weather on the Golden Peak course.In 2013, Vail’s first U.S. Open, powdery conditions prevented the women from attaining the speed necessary to […]

Hearing set for Beaver Creek union

By scott miller BEAVER CREEK — An effort to unionize ski instructors at Beaver Creek has taken an important step forward. Working on behalf of the Beaver Creek Instructors United, the Communications Workers of America last week filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to hold a representation election. The first hearing in […]

VIDEO: Celebrating 100th day 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 on his 100th day (EpicMix says 101?) from Larkspur at Beaver Creek on a cloudy, sunny day. Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart is filming with […]

Two gaming experts visit the Vail Symposium Thursday to explain the positive power of play

By Randy Wyrick Around the world, 1.23 billion people spend an hour a day playing video games.We spend 1.75 billion minutes a day playing Candy Crush.But our brains may actually be improving by playing video games, say two gaming industry leaders.Laura Naviaux and John Blakely will present breakthroughs in video games and discuss how games […]

Pro snowboarders Louie Vito, Danny Davis at Eye Pieces in Vail Village, Friday, March 4

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — Professional snowboarders Danny Davis and Louie Vito will be on hand at Eye Pieces of Vail at the top of Bridge Street on Friday, March 4. From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Vito will be at the Goggle Bar to sign autographs, and at 5 p.m., Davis with Dragon Alliance will […]

110 mph chase ends in Glenwood after Grand Junction holdup

By RANDY ESSEX A man and a woman were arrested Tuesday evening at exit 116 in Glenwood Springs after a chase along Interstate 70 at speeds up to 110 mph that began in Mesa County, authorities said.The pursuit followed a report of a carjacking that occurred earlier in Mesa County. The vehicle was seen headed […]

Lindsey Vonn ends season early because of left knee injury

By By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports W LONDON — Lindsey Vonn’s ski season is over. The overall World Cup leader said Wednesday she was leaving the racing circuit early because her left knee injury was more serious than originally thought. Vonn crashed on Saturday in a super-G race in Andorra after catching a spot of […]