Sun for the weak and Vail Mountain lax wins

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — Let it snow, baby.Vail Mountain School lacrosse apparently doesn’t care for nice, sunny weather that allegedly accompanies so-called spring sports.“We play much better when it’s snowing,” Vail Mountain School coach Matt Felser said. “Our first game against Eagle (Valley) in a snowstorm was the best we’ve played all year. […]

Tuesday’s preps wrap

By Chris Freud STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Eagle Valley baseball let its bats do the talking in a doubleheader sweep of Steamboat Springs on Tuesday, downing the Sailors, 13-3, and 22-4.That puts the Devils at 4-0 in the 4A Slope in a stop-and start season. Eagle Valley, not by design, was off all of last week, […]

Breaking news: Vail extends 2016 season

By John LaConte VAIL — Vail Mountain has extended their ski season by one week, with closing day now scheduled for Sunday, April 17. The announcement was made Tuesday evening as snow was falling on Vail Mountain. The news was greeted buzz from around the world over the Internet, and much local excitement across the […]

Construction resumes on I-70 bridge project

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Work began again on the Interstate 70 bridge improvements project in Eagle-Vail on Monday, with bridge rehabilitation work on westbound I-70. Before the completion of the project in mid-June, crews will replace joints on the westbound I-70 bridge, conduct slope and ditch paving in the area and reset the […]

Work to resume on I-70 bridge project

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Work will resume on the Interstate 70 bridge improvements project, in Eagle-Vail. The project is scheduled to kick off March 28, with bridge rehabilitation work on westbound I-70. Before the completion of the project in mid-June, crews will replace joints on the westbound I-70 bridge, conduct slope and ditch […]

Vail man marries high school sweetheart after 33 years apart

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE-VAIL — John Hulleberg married his high school sweetheart, which joyfully happens sometimes, but not like this.Hulleberg is over-the-moon happily married to Patricia Capelle from Sainte Catherine, France.They met 33 years ago when he was a foreign exchange student in Lille, France. They lost touch after high school, got back in touch […]

VIDEO: Storm headed for 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 correspondent John LaConte reports from the Eagle’s Nest Ridge on Vail Mountain, where a storm is visible, heading towards Vail from the southwest. Vail Daily reporter John LaConte is […]

Vail Wine Ink column: Wine 101: California’s institutions of higher learning

By Kelly J Hayes “The Davis kids are very analytical, with a good understanding of science. The Fresno kids seem to be a little more hands-on and have a feel for the work and the vineyards. And the San Luis Obispo kids are always the nicest kids.” That was the breakdown from the senior winemaker […]

Prepare for Taste of Vail with an event schedule and foodie strategy

By Krista Driscoll When spring arrives in Vail, we raise our glasses to completing one season and celebrating the coming of another. The annual Taste of Vail food and wine festival brings together locals and visitors with mountain appetites, and this year, the weekend will really be in full bloom in its 26th season, with […]