VIDEO: 14 month old snowboarder

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 correspondents John LaConte and Ross Leonhart report from the deck of the Golden Peak halfpipe where junior snowboarders are attempting to qualify for the Burton US Open semifinals on […]

Epic Discovery experiences to make Vail debut in June

By scott miller VAIL — This summer, Vail Resorts debut its Epic Discovery summer recreation program at Vail Mountain and Heavenly Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe. “Epic Discovery will provide an avenue for our summer guests to experience our alpine settings in a new, immersed way, similar to what our ski and snowboard guests experience […]

Kathy Chandler-Henry launches re-election bid

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Kathy Chandler-Henry has announced her bid for re-election as Eagle County Commissioner, District 2.Chandler-Henry was appointed to her current position in early 2013 after former commissioner Jon Stavney resigned to accept the job as Eagle Town Manager. Chandler-Henry successfully ran for election in 2014 to finish the four-year term […]

Epic Discovery debuts at Vail in June

By scott miller VAIL — This summer, Vail Resorts debut its Epic Discovery summer recreation program at Vail Mountain and Heavenly Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe. “Epic Discovery will provide an avenue for our summer guests to experience our alpine settings in a new, immersed way, similar to what our ski and snowboard guests experience […]

Locals speak up about proposed land swap

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — It was standing-room only in the council chambers Wednesday with concerned residents voicing their opinions and questions to the Town Council about the proposed Crave Community Co. land swap with the U.S. Forest Service. Many Minturn residents offered up a stern “no,” asking the council to stop the process immediately […]

Residents speak up about land swap

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — It was standing-room only in the council chambers Wednesday with concerned residents voicing their opinions and questions to the Town Council about the proposed Crave Community Co. land swap with the U.S. Forest Service. Many Minturn residents offered up a stern “no,” asking the council to stop the process immediately […]

Flying discs to invade Hole in the Sky course

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Steve Klehfoth played golf in Eagle every day last week.Granted, he played disc golf. But still, it was late February and he was outside playing a sport that doesn’t involve strapping on skis or lacing up boots. And according to the disc golf aficionado, the conditions were perfect over at […]

Flying discs to invade Eagle Saturday

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Steve Klehfoth played golf, in Eagle, every day last week.Granted, he played disc golf. But still, it was late February and he was outside playing a sport that doesn’t involve strapping on skis or lacing up boots. And according to the disc golf aficionado, the conditions were perfect over at […]

Shaun White, Chloe Kim top semifinals at Burton US Open in Vail

By John LaConte VAIL — We may not see much of Shaun White in competition these days, but when he does make an appearance, he puts on quite a show.Landing the two highest scored halfpipe runs of the day at the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships semifinals, White qualified for Saturday’s finals with authority. He […]

Shaun White tops semifinals at Burton US Open in Vail

By John LaConte VAIL — We may not see much of Shaun White in competition these days, but when he does make an appearance, he puts on quite a show.Landing the two highest scored halfpipe runs of the day at the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships semifinals, White qualified for Saturday’s finals with authority. And […]