Del Bosco caps season with fifth podium of year

By Chris Freud EAGLE-VAIL — He didn’t go anywhere, but, in a way, he’s back.Eagle-Vail’s Chris Del Bosco capped a bounce-back season — or not — on the World Cup ski-cross tour with his fifth podium of the season, taking third place in Arosa, Switzerland, last week.With that result, Del Bosco, who races for the […]

Heroes and hilarity highlight Vail Veterans Program’s winter session

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — The heroes are back in town. You hear their laughter before you see the smiles when you stroll among this group visiting with the Vail Veterans Program.Rabbi Joel Newman of the B’Nai Vail Congregation is a retired Navy chaplain, one of those who gathered up body parts and loaded bleeding, […]

Truck driver legally drunk when he caused fatal crash

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — When Anthony Eugene Chase drove his 60,000-pound concrete pumping truck into Sergio Ordonez-Morales’ path, Morales had 1.7 seconds left to be conscious in this world.Chase was driving under the influence of alcohol and had prescription medications in his system when he caused the crash that killed Morales.Chase, 47, pleaded guilty […]

Co-owner of Ritz Bachelor Gulch facing four felonies

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A Mexican textile manufacturer and the co-owner of the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch is charged with four felonies after a party in his Bachelor Gulch home attracted dozens of revelers, many underage.Salomon Juan Marcos Villareal is charged with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, all Class 4 […]

Ritz Bachelor Gulch co-owner facing four felonies

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A Mexican textile manufacturer and the co-owner of the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch is charged with four felonies after a party in his Bachelor Gulch home attracted dozens of revelers, many underage.Salomon Juan Marcos Villareal is charged with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, all Class 4 […]

Vail Valley Nibbles: Paired dinners at Maya in Avon and Spago in Beaver Creek

By Krista Driscoll Tequila dinner at MayaMaya in the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa welcomes Ruben Aceves, of Casa Herradura, one of Mexico’s most historic and renowned tequila producers, on Saturday for a special tequila tasting and dinner featuring five of Herradura’s 100 percent blue agave tequilas, including two bottles of Maya’s signature blend.This evening […]

Vail Film Festival announces 2016 film program

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — The 13th annual Vail Film Festival returns April 7-10, and last week, organizers announced the lineup for the festival, which will showcase 67 films from around the world, including narrative features, documentaries, short films, student films and a Hong Kong film showcase. Twenty-eight of the films are making Colorado premieres, […]

VIDEO: Bluebird powder day in Vail

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 John LaConte reports from Siberia Bowl on Vail Mountain, which has recorded 7 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours as of Tuesday morning. Vail Daily reporter […]

Vail health feature: Exploring total joint replacement

By Krista Driscoll in an active population, such as the one that skis, hikes and bikes throughout the Vail Valley, joint wear and tear is an inevitable outcome of years spent exploring the mountains. For certain parts of the population, this wear and tear might eventually develop into more chronic pain that can become debilitative, […]

Early-bird tickets released for Campout for the Cause

By Krista Driscoll RANCHO DEL RIO — Campout for the Cause, a three-day roots music and lifestyle festival presented by Bonfire Entertainment, will be held a week later this year, June 3 to 5, at Rancho Del Rio, near Bond. A limited release of $99 three-day tickets for the eighth annual festival will be available […]