Weeks away, Olympic Games are not looking good

By Chris Freud OK, admittedly, I am more of a Winter Olympics guy than a fan of the summer games.Skiing, snowboarding, hockey, bobsled and the hypnotic power of curling make for exciting viewing. I can do without the figure skating, but to each their own.Of course, the Summer Olympics are so much more popular throughout […]

Weeks away, these Olympic Games are simply not looking good

By Chris Freud OK, admittedly, I am more of a Winter Olympics guy than a fan of the summer games.Skiing, snowboarding, hockey, bobsled and the hypnotic power of curling make for exciting viewing. I can do without the figure skating, but to each their own.Of course, the Summer Olympics are so much more popular throughout […]

Hedge fund manager, injured skiing, sues Deer Valley for $60 million

By Staff Reports PARK CITY, Utah — A hedge fund manager badly injured in a skiing accident at Deer Valley Resort in January filed a lawsuit against the resort seeking $60 million, claiming the sum would make up for lost earnings, medical care and other damages. Attorneys filed the case in 3rd District Court at […]

Chamonix construction could begin in April

By scott miller VAIL — A parcel in West Vail has long been seen as a site for locals’ housing, but it’s taken time for ideas to take shape. The Vail Town Council Tuesday made a pair of important decisions about the property, with the intent to deliver the first units by the end of […]

Winter flight announced to fly to Washington D.C.

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Beginning in December, United Airlines will fly non-stop between its hub at Washington/Dulles and Eagle County Regional Airport. Mike Brown, chairman of the EGE Air Alliance, the local group that works to build service into the airport, recently announced that the winter flight will operate weekly beginning Dec. 24 […]

Winter flight announced to Washington D.C.

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Beginning in December, United Airlines will fly non-stop between its hub at Washington/Dulles and Eagle County Regional Airport. Mike Brown, chairman of the EGE Air Alliance, the local group that works to build service into the airport, recently announced that the winter flight will operate weekly beginning Dec. 24 […]

Fair & Rodeo starts rockin’ Wednesday

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — The Eagle County Fair and Rodeo has been celebrating All Things Western for 77 years.If location is important, the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo is ideally situated if you’re a rodeo competitor, right beside Interstate 70.“You’ll see world-champion cowboys and buckin’ horses as pro-rodeo contestants make their way to and […]

Head for the Hills performs July 20 as part of Vail Summer Bluegrass concert series

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — The Vail Summer Bluegrass concert series concludes today with Colorado progressive string band Head for the Hills. We caught up with Head for the Hills bassist Matt Loewen to learn more about the ageless appeal of bluegrass, poignant songs for troubled times and the band’s new record, due out in […]

Summer is the time for dining al fresco in the Vail Valley

By Krista Driscoll It started with a plate of fresh heirloom tomatoes, their yellow, red, purple and orange jewel tones almost glowing in the late-evening light. Layered with mozzarella, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and basil oil and topped with a crunchy, vinegary giardiniera, these tomatoes were players in a beautiful Caprese salad at Elway’s in […]

Eyewitness describes moment paddleboarder went under at North Pond

By Kevin Fixler Guy Smallwood was taking a soak in his ground-level hot tub on Sunday when he noticed something stirring on North Pond, as a person was heading to the south end on a paddleboard.But they weren’t standing or kneeling or even sitting. They didn’t have a paddle. Instead, they were — to the […]