Huskies girls track and field wins at Rifle

By Chris Freud RIFLE — New faces, same result.Battle Mountain girls track and field had an auspicious opener on Friday night at the Rifle Invitational, winning the meet with 97 points. Glenwood Springs was second. The boys finished third with 52 points behind Class 5A Fruita Monument (143.5) and Glenwood Springs (61.5).“It was pretty awesome,” […]

Huskies storm past Summit; Steamboat next

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Apparently, the ball girl has some game.Freshman Audrey Teague, who has watched more soccer than most kids her age probably should on the Battle Mountain sideline chasing after stray projectiles, rang up a hat trick on Friday night as the Huskies cruised past Summit County, 7-0, in Edwards.“I’ve definitely been […]

Early Vail Mountain closing worries businesses

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Easter is one of the few holidays that wanders around the calendar. That Christian holiday is early this year — March 27 — which means Vail and Beaver Creek mountains will close early, too, on April 10.That closing date is a bit early for Beaver Creek, and quite early […]

Is Vail closing too early?

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Easter is one of the few holidays that wanders around the calendar. That Christian holiday is early this year — March 27 — which means Vail and Beaver Creek mountains will close early, too, on April 10.That closing date is a bit early for Beaver Creek, and quite early […]

Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athletes in Sun Valley Valley Nationals in Sun Valley

By Chris Freud Sun Valley, Idaho, played host to the this year’s U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Freestyle and Freeskiing Junior National Championships recently. This event brought together the top junior competitors ages 11-18 from each division across the nation to compete in moguls and dual moguls on the freestyle side and slopestyle, halfpipe and […]

Ski & Snowboard Club Vail freestylers and freeskiers compete in Junior Nationals in Sun Valley

By Chris Freud Sun Valley, Idaho, played host to the this year’s U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Freestyle and Freeskiing Junior National Championships recently. This event brought together the top junior competitors ages 11-18 from each division across the nation to compete in moguls and dual moguls on the freestyle side and slopestyle, halfpipe and […]

Beaver Creek instructors won’t unionize

By scott miller BEAVER CREEK — An effort to unionize ski instructors at Beaver Creek ended Thursday with organizers withdrawing their petition to the National Labor Relations Board.That withdrawal comes following a March 14 record decision by the board, which governs union organizing in the U.S. That decision followed a March 3 hearing at the […]

VIDEO: Soft snow, sun, and a shout out to Danelle Umstead on Vail Mountain

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On a snowy, sunny Friday, Vail Daily On the Hill host John LaConte rides through the soft snow alongside the Highline lift on Vail Mountain, giving a shoutout to blind Paralympian Danelle Umstead while […]

See ‘Barista’ coffee documentary in Vail on Saturday, March 19

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — The Vail Film Festival presents the second of its Winter Screening Series today with “Barista,” a documentary that follows five top baristas as they push the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship. “Once a year, thousands of baristas square off in competitions around the U.S., but […]