Vail Mountain School soccer wins opener

By Chris Freud PARACHUTE — Well, that’s a good way to open the season.The Vail Mountain School girls soccer team started 2016 on a winning note, dispatching Grand Valley, 6-0, on Tuesday afternoon in Parachute.The Class 2A defending state champions are 1-0, and with a league win to boot.As with last season, VMS will add […]

VMS soccer wins opener

By Chris Freud PARACHUTE — Well, that’s a good way to open the season.The Vail Mountain School girls soccer team started 2016 on a winning note, dispatching Grand Valley, 6-0, on Tuesday afternoon in Parachute.The Class 2A defending state champions are 1-0, and with a league win to boot.As with last season, VMS will add […]

Battle Mountain beats the cold and Devils

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — All that balmy weather in February? You really didn’t think it was going to last?On a bitterly cold night, Battle Mountain girls soccer shivered its way to a 5-0 win over Eagle Valley on Tuesday night in Edwards.“All day, we were looking outside and it was snowing,” Huskies senior Emily […]

Battle Mountain overcomes the cold and Devils

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — All that balmy weather in February? You really didn’t think it was going to last?On a bitterly cold night, Battle Mountain girls soccer shivered its way to a 5-0 win over Eagle Valley on Tuesday night in Edwards.“All day, we were looking outside and it was snowing,” Huskies senior Emily […]

Stone Creek Charter’s students get etiquette lessons

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Life is not a standardized test.Because you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and unlike anything forced into your head at knifepoint for a standardized test, there’s some life stuff you really do need to know:• How to shake hands and introduce yourself.• How to enjoy […]

March storm causes mayhem on roads

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — White-out conditions Monday evening and numerous accidents caused a closure of Vail Pass from about 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.Seventy-seven travelers received shelter in the Vail Town Council chambers and the Vail Chapel on Monday night when I-70 closed, Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger said.“The spring […]

VIDEO: Biggest powder day Vail has seen in nearly 6 weeks

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On the biggest powder day Vail has seen since early February, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the Blue Sky Basin, where the snow is much deeper than the 9 […]

World Pond Skimming Championships registration now open

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — The World Pond Skimming Championships make a triumphant return to Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base area for the 14th year on Closing Day, Sunday, April 10. Pond skimmingSkimmers will gather in Vail to test their buoyancy on Lake Golden Peak for the chance at the title of 2016 World Pond […]

Lineup announced for Vail Bluegrass series; concerts begin June 29

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — Vail Bluegrass returns to The Arrabelle at Vail Square weekly beginning Wednesday, June 29, and continues on July 6, 13 and 20. All shows will start at 6 p.m. and are free to attend. The Everyone Orchestra, conducted by Matt Butler with members to be announced, will kick things off […]