Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail Valley

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Jon Deak is one of the world’s most accomplished musicians and composers. He’s tall, which was handy during his 40-year career as principal bassist with the New York Philharmonic. Still, he has never stood as tall as when he bends to help children compose music.Deak founded Very Young Composers 20 […]

Can Vail balance locals, second home owners?

By scott miller VAIL — A mid-May evening drive through most neighborhoods shows most homes with their lights on. The same drive in Vail would be different and darker.Vail has long struggled with the number of homes in town owned by people who don’t spend most of their time there. In the 1990s, the touted […]

It’s music that matters

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Jon Deak is one of the world’s most accomplished musicians and composers. He’s tall, which was handy during his 40-year career as principal bassist with the New York Philharmonic. Still, he has never stood as tall as when he bends to help children compose music.Deak founded Very Young Composers 20 […]

Can Vail balance locals, second homes?

By scott miller VAIL — A mid-May evening drive through most neighborhoods shows most homes with their lights on. The same drive in Vail would be different, and darker.Vail long has struggled with the number of homes in town owned by people who don’t spend most of their time there. In the 1990s, the touted […]

Glenwood resident ID’d as victim of I-70 rollover

By Randy Essex Daniel Jacob Kobrin, 39, of Glenwood Springs was the person killed Wednesday after being ejected from his vehicle on Interstate 70 in Rifle, the Garfield County coroner said Thursday.Coroner Robert Glassmire said that Kobrin’s relatives told him that Korbin was born and raised in Hotchkiss, had recently lived in Portland, Oregon, and […]

Vail Valley Cares holds its annual grant awards breakfast, giving $300,000 to 34 local nonprofit groups

By scott miller AVON — Here’s something you should do this week: Donate something to or buy something from one of Vail Valley Cares’ Thrifty Shoppe locations. Those donations or dollars go a long way in the community.Vail Valley Cares — a nonprofit Christian assistance organization — held its annual grant award breakfast at the […]

‘I don’t know anyplace else that does this’

By scott miller AVON — Here’s something you should do this week: Donate something to or buy something from one of Vail Valley Cares’ Thrifty Shoppe locations. Those donations or dollars go a long way in the community.Vail Valley Cares — a nonprofit Christian assistance organization — held its annual grant award breakfast at the […]

VIDEO: Biking Buffehr Creek throwback

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. TODAY’S VIDEO: In a throwback episode to 2015, locals Alex Gonzalez and Taylor Seaton cruise through Buffehr Creek in Vail along the North Trail, which runs from Spraddle Creek to Davos in Vail, along open […]

Result’s from Wednesday’s Camp Hale MTB race

By Edward Stoner Beginner Women 1 Shauna Nelson 49:472 Izzy Sargent 51:093 Kelli McCall 51:224 Natia Luck 51:465 Nancy Mires 54:116 Michelle Stone 54:317 Gaja Wilson 55:188 Heather Eberts 1:26:46Beginner Men 1 David Sanders-Kulesza 42:532 Andrew Rogers 42:553 Chris Gleeson 45:094 Liam Clevenger 46:515 Mark Richardson 51:276 Mack Dorf 53:167 Nash Lucas 54:218 Chris Pitman […]

Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Bravo! Vail Music Festival celebrates its 29th season

By Ross Leonhart For nearly three decades, the Bravo! Vail Music Festival has delighted audiences with fabulous sounds coming out of an amazing setting. The majority of the performances are held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, where you can either sit in the comfort of covered seating (a good choice in case of an […]