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GYPSUM — Dust off the 150-point type face and let the headline scream, “Class clowns capture comedy crown!”At the tender age of 19, Alexander Barry and Matt Cirkovic are already being paid to be funny. They’re returning to their roots Monday evening for a free comedy show in the Eagle Valley High School auditorium.They’ll do some sketches to open the
Published: January 10, 2016
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This ski season started with a fantastic Opening Day by all accounts. The snow was awesome and more terrain was accessible than we have seen in many years. Then we had a lull in snowfall and there were areas that became rocky again before the next dump. This ebb and flow is just as common in our businesses as it
Published: January 10, 2016
EDWARDS — Pemba Sherpa of the Sherpa Foundation went to Nepal with plans to rebuild 57 earthquake-destroyed homes.Instead they rebuilt 103, all with the money raised in a few months in the Vail Valley.First, give yourselves a pat on the back for helping make that possible.Second, as long as your hand is back there, reach for your wallet because there’s
Published: January 10, 2016
The bald eagle was chosen as the emblem of the United States because of its long life, great strength and majestic appearance. One needn’t be an ornithologist to realize that both of the bald eagle’s wings must work together if it is to fly, defend itself or provide for its young — in essence, without both wings, the eagle will
Published: January 10, 2016
VAIL — Riding Chair 6 on Friday, local skier Bobby Bank said he couldn’t believe the crowds gathered at Golden Peak. The terrain park made its 2016 debut on Friday afternoon, with a large group of local freeskiers and snowboarders waiting outside the gates for its opening. Ski & Snowboard Club Vail snowboarding coaches Chris Laske and Brady McNeill were
Published: January 10, 2016
VAIL — Ski patrol located the body of 25-year-old snowboarder Logan Salviano on Vail Mountain Thursday. Salviano was last seen on Tuesday, and Vail Mountain was notified that he was missing on Wednesday.Salviano was found “off of an expert run on the front side of the mountain,” a Vail Mountain spokesperson wrote in a release. “He was transported off the
Published: January 9, 2016
BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center recently announced two unique and affordable winter ticket packages available for the winter season. From the jam-band sessions of Everyone Orchestra to the famous voices of the Metropolitan Opera to Heather McDonald’s late-night comedy, there’s something for everyone. The positive response to the fall Underground Sound Series was a driving force behind
Published: January 11, 2016
THE REVENANT | Deep in the unchartered American wilderness, hunter Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is severely injured and left for dead by a traitorous member of his team, John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). With sheer will as his only weapon, Glass must navigate a hostile environment, a brutal winter and warring tribes in a relentless quest to survive and exact vengeance
Published: January 11, 2016
VAIL — Based on more than 16 years of scientific and historical research, Stephan A. Schwartz has explored strategies for achieving enduring wellness-oriented change on a personal, societal and even global level. He will discuss these strategies during his lecture “The 8 Laws of Change” today at the Antlers at Vail beginning at 5:30 p.m., as part of the Vail
Published: January 11, 2016
If there’s no place like home — and there isn’t, especially if you live here — Heather Sappenfield spends her days writing about what she knows and loves.Sappenfield’s second novel, “Life at the Speed of Us,” is being released today. Her first two novels are set in a fictionalized valley featuring a world-class ski resort, although you don’t have to
Published: January 11, 2016
VAIL — Vail Valley Medical Center commemorated its 50th anniversary in 2015, and what better way to culminate the celebration than an event that has supported the hospital’s initiatives and growth for the past 35 years? The Family Dinner Dance is a tradition that brings more than 460 guests of all ages together for an evening of food, lively bidding,
Published: January 11, 2016
If you’ve ever attended Vail’s Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival, you’re likely familiar with the Commercial Tasting, where breweries from all over the country break out their limited-edition and one-off monsters for public quaffing. But as mind-blowing as that experience can be, you’d be remiss to ignore the other elements of the festival.This year, Big Beers will offer more
Published: January 11, 2016
AVON — The fourth annual WinterWonderGrass Festival is just six weeks away, Feb. 19-21, at Nottingham Park in Avon. Hosting more than 25 bluegrass and acoustic roots bands and 18 Colorado craft breweries over three days, WinterWonderGrass Festival has become a signature event in the Vail Valley. Members of the WinterWonderGrass team will be skiing and riding next week at
Published: January 11, 2016
“The funny thing is, I’m terrified of flying,” chuckled Washington winemaker Charles Smith as we stood watching a 787 glide in for a landing from the window of his wondrous new wine-making facility at the edge of Seattle’s Boeing Field. As we enter a new year, Smith would have to be the leading candidate for the “most interesting man in
Published: January 11, 2016
With the country’s current political landscape, there’s no shortage of giggle-worthy material for a comedy group to work with, and veteran comedians Capitol Steps are taking full advantage.This year’s show is called “Mock the Vote,” and regardless of your political leanings, it will have you rolling with laughter with its impersonations of everyone from Donald Trump to the Pope and
Published: January 11, 2016
In Colorado, we live in two worlds: the world of the growing season that is vibrant and the world of the dormant season, which, in contrast, is almost lackluster. Both have their allure. Yet when we’re steeped in snow and the growing season is still months away, some bright color would be a nice pick-me-up.We can’t do a thing to
Published: January 11, 2016
Upcoming events• Today: Vintage Vail at the Avon Recreation Center. Join the Avon Afternoon Club for a weekly gathering of games, socializing and coffee from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. Call 970-748-4060.• Today: Haircuts for anyone 60 or older at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Appointments begin at 1 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.• Thursday: Senior Spot is canceled. Call 970-977-0188
Published: January 11, 2016
Winter months bring more than cold temperatures; they often usher in the winter blues. Many seniors experience varying degrees of depression due to lack of sunshine and limited activities. Seniors are at a higher risk for depression due to a combination of factors, including lack of mobility and minimal contact with other people. If a loved one seems a little
Published: January 11, 2016
GYPSUM — Looking back on 2015, Gypsum officials can reflect on the value of intergovernmental friendship.Specifically, the town learned it’s a very good thing to have very good friends at Eagle County.Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration delivered a piece of news that could have cost the town of Gypsum significant money — think in the $500,000 and up
Published: January 11, 2016
VAIL — As young artists, Jenna Oppenheimer and Alee Germiller have worked with a number of mediums, but none have been quite as large in scale as their current and most public project.The two town of Vail employees, who both studied art, are creating a 6-by-80-foot mural on canvas that will pull double duty as public art and cover for
Published: January 11, 2016
1 year agoWeek of Jan. 8, 2016The Hoza family concluded nearly 50 years of ownership of the Nearly Everything Store in downtown Eagle. Annie Colby was just 12 years old the first time she saw the Eagle Pharmacy, when her parents Al and Mary Hoza purchased the business.A creosote-clogged chimney sparked a house fire in Eagle. No one was injured
Published: January 11, 2016
Coming AttractionsAdvanced Care PlanningWhat: Free presentation by Home Care and Hospice of the Valley When: Monday, Jan. 11Time: 6 p.m.Where: Eagle Public LibraryDetails: Learn about advanced directives and end of life wishes and planning.Business After HoursWhat: Eagle Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer hostee by Jhana Yoga CenterWhen: Thursday, Jan. 14Time: 5 to 7 p.m.Where: 55B Gamble StreetDetails: All are welcomeCeltic
Published: January 11, 2016
EAGLE —The Eagle Town Board spent nearly 12 hours in executive session last year.That’s more than three times the amount of time that the 2013 town board spent behind closed doors and more than six times the amount of time the 2011 board adjourned. It’s also more than twice the amount of time the Gypsum Town Council spent in executive
Published: January 11, 2016
EAGLE — The slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t the only places where some epic skiing is happening this season.For those who engage in skiing of the Nordic variety, the Eagle Ranch Golf Club is again a hot spot for winter recreation.“It’s a great amenity to have here in Eagle,” said Jeff Boyer, Eagle Ranch Golf Club general manager.
Published: January 11, 2016
EAGLE — The Eagle Town Board’s decision to launch a search for a new town manager just weeks prior to an election that will decide whether or not that individual will continue in the job has some town residents confounded.As confirmed by Eagle Town Attorney Ed Sands, Eagle is a statuary town that must follow a set of regulations established
Published: January 11, 2016
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 Cheetah Gully on Vail Mountain, a powdery ravine which has preserved the half a foot of fresh snow Vail received on Saturday and Sunday. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/151431633?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Vail Daily
Published: January 11, 2016
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EAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Legislature begins its annual 120-day session this week, and the people representing Eagle County know they have work to do. Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, a Democrat who represents Eagle and Routt counties in the Colorado House of Representatives, is back for a second year with a bill that would require drivers to have “adequate traction
Published: January 11, 2016
Diana Williamson, 93, of Dallas, passed away Dec. 23. Diana was born on May 17, 1922, to Arthur and Emma Alice Gordon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated from Barnard College with a BA in Spanish. Diana married Byron Williamson Jr. on August 12, 1944. They met when Diana worked in secretarial and accounting for Columbia University. She was also
Published: January 11, 2016
When asked, I always recommend that parents enroll their children in Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s season long Future Stars weekend program at the youngest possible age of 6 (assuming they can get on and off the lift by themselves and ski or ride Golden Peak). This critical age for mental and physical development is an ideal time for children
Published: January 11, 2016
New Year’s resolution season is upon the hearts and minds of those interested in changing negative behaviors. Last week, I discussed a few basic principles for developing good fitness habits in 2016. My message was straightforward. Break traditional fitness principles, find ways to eat less food, avoid crazy exercise programs and maintain good spiritual and mental health. This past week,
Published: January 11, 2016
VAIL — Vail Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm in a four-unit residential building on Chamonix Lane on Jan. 8 at around 4:30 p.m.. One of the occupants of the Chamonix Chalets reported feeling ill and sought medical attention. She was found to have carbon monoxide in her bloodstream. The occupant stated that
Published: January 11, 2016
GYPSUM — A Gypsum veterinarian office says that local dog owners should be aware of a gastrointestinal bug that is rapidly sickening dogs. The disease symptoms of vomiting and bloody watery diarrhea appear very suddenly and strongly.“These pups are very sick. Often even just smelling food causes them to vomit” said Dr. Stephen Sheldon, of Gypsum Animal Hospital. “They also
Published: January 11, 2016
BEAVER CREEK — GoPro Race Day Results from the first week of racing at Beaver Creek on Monday.Women’s alpine1 Kari Gerber2 Kyra Wheatley3 Kim Wheatley4 Clauida Braysich5 Rose Quinn6 Natasha Lloyd7 Valerie Bald8 Beth Reilly9 Isabella Keepkie10 Allessandra Braysich11 Florence Linet12 Arabella Wheatley13 Charlotte Trapnell14 Alison Battison15 Lila PhilipsWomen’s snowboard1 Viara Crosby2 Jessica Wellman3 Laurel Boyer4 Suzanne CobleighWomen’s telemark1 Gerlinde
Published: January 11, 2016
BEAVER CREEK — Ski & Snowboard Club Vail hosted more than 80 boys and 95 girls in Beaver Creek for the Bolle Age Class Series giant slalom races on Saturday and Sunday. Bear Trap provided an exciting venue for these youngsters ages 8 through 13.Four clubs in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association —
Published: January 11, 2016
OK, I get it, there are two sides to every story and usually more for every political issue.Fanatics on each side will take every little tidbit of misinformation to the utmost extreme, regardless of validity, if there is the slightest possibility that it could help convince another ignoramus to “see things” their way.So when the president announces an effort —
Published: January 11, 2016
OLD SNOWMASS — An Old Snowmass man was sentenced Monday to five years in state prison for his attack in August on an elderly Latino man sitting in his car outside the El Jebel City Market and scratching off lottery tickets.Eagle County District Judge Russell Granger said the attack by Jerry Cunico was unacceptable and cannot be tolerated.“Maybe if I
Published: January 12, 2016
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 WFO on Vail Mountain, a tree run which has preserved the half a foot of fresh snow Vail received on Saturday and Sunday. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/151562007?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Vail Daily reporter
Published: January 12, 2016
The Holistic Chamber of Commerce’s Vail Chapter will hold this month’s meeting at the Route 6 Cafe today, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This discussion will focus on member benefits and social media for fun and profit. Join other holistic service providers and eco-friendly businesses as we come together to support each other, build community and have a more visible
Published: January 12, 2016
Published: January 12, 2016
Love is a battlefield. OK, I’ve used the line before. It’s not even my line in the first place. But still, sometimes, it is (a battlefield, that is). Especially when the blush fades from the rose. OK, that’s another line that isn’t mine.Sometimes things go south and people get divorced. Sometimes things go way south — Tierra del Fuego south
Published: January 12, 2016
My husband, Robert, was at work in Eagle on Tuesday, Dec. 29. He opened his copy of the Vail Daily to the Health section and recognized himself in the article titled, “Study: Some cardiac arrest victims ignore warning signs,” by an AP medical writer. My husband had been having subtle signs of impending trouble since the first part of November
Published: January 12, 2016
This week, superintendents from across the state gathered at the statehouse to advocate for increased school funding. The event drew hundreds of attendees into the packed west foyer at the Capitol. Teachers, parents, students and business leaders stood with superintendents demanding that something significant be done about school funding in our state.School leaders also met to discuss the challenges that
Published: January 12, 2016
EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado Mountain Medical, one of the largest medical providers in Eagle County, is moving its Edwards office to a new location in June. The office will be located in the Buck Creek Medical Plaza, a new state-of-the-art medical building currently under construction in Avon. Colorado Mountain Medical will relocate its Edwards office in the Shaw Cancer Center,
Published: January 12, 2016
VAIL — Not much happened along Gore Creek before 1962, when the Vail ski resort opened. Since then, the creek has been subjected to a lot of human use. Now it needs help, and help in earnest could start this year.Based on new standards of stream health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment put Gore Creek on a
Published: January 12, 2016
The town of Eagle can’t seem to stop its baffling behavior.This week’s bafflement comes in a couple of forms, one self-inflicted, the other due to a quirk in state law.Starting with yet another self-inflicted mark on the Town Board’s reputation is the remarkably — perhaps absurdly — short application and interview period the town has set for a town manager
Published: January 12, 2016
EDWARDS — Eagle Valley girls basketball did not start slowly against Steamboat Springs on Tuesday night in Gypsum.The Devils needed all of the first three minutes to jump out to a 17-2 lead, avoiding the team’s tendency for slow starts, in a 62-42 win over the Sailors.“Definitely, I really enjoyed our start,” Devils coach Sam Bartlett said. ”I’m still disappointed
Published: January 12, 2016
SUMMIT COUNTY — And that’s the Summit two-step, people.Battle Mountain High School boys basketball won at Summit County, 72-54, while the Huskies girls team downed the Tigers, 40-27, back in Edwards.Over the pass in Farmer’s Korner, the guys started slowly on the defensive end, but they allowed just 18 points in the second half.Devin Huffman was a big part of
Published: January 12, 2016
EDWARDS — Bryan Trujillo scored 15 points in the first quarter for Vail Christian against rival Soroco on Tuesday night in Gore League action as the Saints jumped out to a 26-10 lead against the Rams and never looked back in a 65-36 win.The Saints’ (6-2 overall and 3-0 in the Gore) defense came out aggressive and didn’t let up,
Published: January 13, 2016
While considered controversial by many and often sensationalized by the media, testosterone replacement in aging males continues to increase worldwide.According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, prescriptions for testosterone have nearly doubled in the past five years. This trend suggests that men with symptoms of low testosterone are realizing significant benefits from this therapy.Sexual dysfunction, decreased libido and fatigue
Published: January 13, 2016
AUBURN, Maine — Medical marijuana has been legal in some states for two decades, but school districts and lawmakers are only now starting to grapple with thorny issues about student use of a drug still illegal under federal law. “School districts are trying to find their way and navigate this landscape as laws develop and social norms change,” said Francisco
Published: January 13, 2016
If you feel like you are struggling to meet your fitness goals this winter, try a dose of positive peer pressure by signing up for an endorphin-inducing romp through the high country. From alpine and Nordic skiing to running, snowshoeing and fat-bike courses, there’s a race for every ability level, from beginner to elite.Vail Town SeriesThe Vail Summit Orthopaedics Alpine
Published: January 13, 2016
In years gone by, to buy a book you went to an independent bookstore. You actually talked with the folks who worked there, walked the aisles, opened a few books and turned some pages. Perhaps you bought the book you came for, and maybe you made a new discovery and walked out with something different. Or both. Regardless, the experience
Published: January 13, 2016
the life of a sommelier is often far more complex than the ritualistic dance between palate and drink of see, smell, slurp and swish; it’s hard to depict the years of studying, tasting and traveling that have helped mold the palates of sommeliers at every level of certification. Often described more as a journey than a career, the road to
Published: January 13, 2016
Editor’s note: High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. Forget Trump and Hillary, here’s something that always ranks high in the polls: chocolate chip-oatmeal cookies — everybody loves them! This chewy,
Published: January 13, 2016
WASHINGTON — Some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought and eating lean meat is still OK. But watch the added sugars, especially the sugary drinks. The Obama administration’s new dietary guidelines, released Thursday, back off the strictest sodium rules included in the last version, while still asserting that the
Published: January 13, 2016
BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center presents the musical group Everyone Orchestra today at 7:30 p.m., featuring a revolving cast of stellar musicians brought together by drummer and conductor Matt Butler for concerts, festival super jams and special events. These performances are designed to create space for each performer’s musical personality to shine, engage the audience as participants
Published: January 13, 2016
Steph Davis knows all about stepping into the unknown.She did it when she quit law school and moved into her grandma’s hand-me-down Oldsmobile to pursue the climbing lifestyle. She does it when she climbs towering rock routes without rope and harness (a type of climbing called free soloing). She does it every time she jumps off the edge of a
Published: January 13, 2016
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It’s easy for us to look at life and assess it in terms of the people we love, the roles we play and the responsibilities we have. It’s even easier to do this with the start of a new year. Today at 6:30 p.m., The Bookworm of Edwards will host internationally celebrated personal development expert Joey Klein to speak on
Published: January 13, 2016
Electro hip-hop duo Krooked Drivers will perform their first headlining event in Vail at Samana Lounge on Bridge Street in Vail Village on Thursday, Jan. 14. Krooked Drivers have been captivating ears ever since the launch of their musical vision in 2011. Based out of Denver, the duo keeps the sounds of the past alive, sampling vinyl records from bygone
Published: January 13, 2016
AVON — What if everyone in the Eagle Valley read the same book at the same time? During the next few months, local libraries, booksellers and staff at Colorado Mountain College are encouraging the community to do just that by participating in the fifth annual One Book One Valley community-wide reading initiative. The book selected for 2016 will be officially
Published: January 13, 2016
Executive chef Christian Apetz is on fire, like the 70-inch white oak-burning grill that is the muse for most of his top-notch menu. “This year, we are really trying to showcase the wood-fire grill,” shares Apetz. “We have far more offerings, at a wider price point, from the grill — everything from Canadian lobster tail to the giant, 24-ounce porterhouse,
Published: January 13, 2016
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Organizers of the WinterWonderGrass bluegrass and beer festival will host a pop-up party on Thursday, Jan. 14, at Vail Brewing Co., with a performance from members of the WinterWonderGrass Allstars. Festival tickets and merchandise will be on sale, and there will be swag giveaways. The pop-up party starts at 7 p.m., and there’s no cover. The fourth-annual WinterWonderGrass Festival takes
Published: January 13, 2016
On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: On a sunny day, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the Showboat run on Vail Mountain, running down some news and events from the night before. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/151688820?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Vail Daily reporter John LaConte uses
Published: January 13, 2016
Have you ever poured a drink into a glass and filled it to the brim? Have you filled it, not just to the brim but all the way up to the level where the liquid crowns at the top of the glass without spilling over the side? When we do this, we tend to lean forward over the glass and
Published: January 13, 2016
VAIL — We’ve all heard the jokes.How does a snowboarder say hello? “Sorry, dude.”How many skiers does it take to screw in a light bulb? One hundred — one to twist it in and 99 to say, “Nice turns!”The animosity, jokingly or seriously, between skiers and snowboarders has mellowed out over the years.“Sure, there used to be some animosity,” said
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE COUNTY — Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya?Locals across the county are hoping for that early retirement payday from winning the $1.5-billion Powerball jackpot, while some are still skeptical of the one-in-a-million — or 292.2 million — odds.“It’s one of those things where, yeah, I should probably buy one,” said Peter Smith, of Avon, “But at the same
Published: January 13, 2016
GYPSUM —John Ramunno and Randy Rohweder impacted many lives during their time at Eagle Valley High School.Now the duo is being inducted into the Eagle Valley High School Foundation’s Hall of Fame. On Saturday, Feb. 6, at the EVHS Foundation’s sixth annual Fire and Ice Gala at the Eagle River Center, the former teachers/coaches will be honored. The event will
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE — It promises to be a lively municipal election season in Eagle this spring, and candidate petitions are now available for residents interested in running for a seat on the Eagle Town Board.There will be five openings on the seven-member board this spring — the mayor’s seat and four town board positions. The reason for the high turnover is
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE — The Eagle Town Board officially announced its town manager vacancy on Monday and anyone hoping to nab the job will have fewer than three weeks to file a completed application.The formal announcement appeared on the town’s website and on several other digital forums Monday. The deadline for completed application packets is on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.The short
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE — When it comes to being burglary victims, Eagle residents are the second safest in the entire state of Colorado.ConsumerAffairs.com analyzed FBI and Census Bureau data to create an interactive map displaying the safest cities in the United States, and Eagle is ranked No. 2 in Colorado for burglary odds. Only the town of Frederick, on Colorado’s Front Range,
Published: January 13, 2016
1 year agoWeek of Jan. 15, 2015The local snowpack was 114 percent of normal according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. That was good news heading into the upcoming 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail and Beaver Creek.The town of Gypsum was mulling new regulations that would fine people who dumped inappropriate items such as furniture and appliances at
Published: January 13, 2016
Business After HoursWhat: Eagle Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer hosted by Jhana Yoga CenterWhen: Thursday, Jan. 21Time: 5 to 7 p.m.Where: 55B Gamble StreetDetails: All are welcomeCeltic GuitarWhat: Free performance by Jerry BarlowWhen: Thursday, Jan. 21Time: 6 p.m.Where: Eagle Public LibraryDetails: Heard regularly on National Public Radio, Jerry Barlow is a warm, accessible Celtic fingerstyle guitarist and world class storyteller.
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE COUNTY — Brooks Hampton was not a drug-addled burglar, and his family and friends have made it clear they’re outraged by that portrayal. “Everyone thinks it’s about drugs. Brooks didn’t do drugs,” said Glenda Hampton, Brooks’ mother. Her son’s toxicology report confirms it. There were no narcotics in his system when he died. “He was not robbing anyone. He
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE — The slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t the only places where some epic skiing is happening this season.For those who engage in skiing of the Nordic variety, the Eagle Ranch Golf Course is again a hot spot for winter recreation.“It’s a great amenity to have here in Eagle,” said Jeff Boyer, Eagle Ranch Golf Course general manager.
Published: January 13, 2016
EAGLE — The Eagle Town Board’s decision to launch a search for a new town manager just weeks prior to an election that will decide whether or not that individual will continue in the job has several town residents confounded.As confirmed by Eagle Town Attorney Ed Sands, Eagle is a statuary town that must follow a set of regulations established
Published: January 13, 2016
AVON — Years ago, voters in town rejected a use tax, or a tax on goods purchased outside of town to be used within town.And while that decision bans the town from collecting a use tax, it doesn’t cover the use tax’s fraternal twin, sales tax. The U.S. Supreme Court differentiated between the two in McLeod v. J.E. Dilworth Co.,
Published: January 13, 2016
VAIL — The Vail Town Council has spent a lot of time talking about building housing at the Chamonix property in West Vail. On Tuesday, council members heard from some people who might live there.The Chamonix property, a 3.6-acre parcel roughly behind the West Vail fire station, is widely viewed as the town’s last chance to build housing for long-term
Published: January 13, 2016
Happy new year, Eagle County! We hope your holiday season was filled with friends, family and the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful place we call home.Looking back at 2015, we have so much to celebrate. From the success of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, to the groundbreaking of the Castle Peak Senior Care Community, to the grand opening
Published: January 13, 2016
Got a quick Hit or Miss about issues, decisions or goings-on in the valley? Send yours to editor@vaildaily.com to be included.HIT: To Lindsey Vonn on a tear. She won her all-time record-tying 36th World Cup downhill one day and the super-G the next. She also brought herself up to within 38 points of passing overall points leader Lara Gut.MISS: To
Published: January 13, 2016
GYPSUM — Go ahead and make a note on Charlie Madison’s report card, “Plays well with others.”The Eagle Valley High School junior was one of only two guitarists in the state selected to Colorado’s All State Jazz Band.He also plays percussion, which is fine.But when he straps on his guitar and starts hitting jazz riffs, he gets to stand center
Published: January 13, 2016
Start your year off right, setting a New Year’s resolution of trying a new sport or kick starting your Nordic ski training! What a better way to celebrate the success of your resolution with signing up for the annual Leadville Loppet Nordic Ski Race!Join us Sunday, Feb. 21 for our lucky No. 13 Leadville Loppet high-altitude Nordic ski race! The
Published: January 13, 2016
BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center invites classical music lovers to experience the world-renowned string ensemble Takacs Quartet today at 6:30 p.m. Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, Takacs Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to string-quartet repertoire. Takacs became the first
Published: January 14, 2016
1. “Life at the Speed of Us,” by Heather Sappenfield.2. “Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” by Marie Kondo.3. “Circling the Sun,” by Paula McLain.4. “Ski Town Apres Ski,” by Jennie Iverson.5. “A Man Called Ove,” by Fredrik Backman.6. “Dear Yeti,” by James Kwan.7. “Fates and Furies,” by Lauren Groff.8. “Squirrels on Skis,” by J. Hamilton Ray.9. “Thomas Jefferson and the
Published: January 14, 2016
0105 Edwards Village Blvd.Edwards970.926.2739The Space A bustling neighborhood bar and restaurant with wood, wood and more wood, from the floors to tables and chairs to the walls and ceilings. There's wood, too, in the wood-fired pizza oven and the rotisserie in which the restaurant's famed roasted chickens and ribs are cooked.Even with all the wood, big windows let in plenty of
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BEAVER CREEK — Paderewski Fine Art in Beaver Creek will welcome Sybil Hill as artist in residence on Saturday. A Colorado resident, Hill finds inspiration right outside her door with the abundance of wildlife that migrates through her backyard and surrounding horse farms.The American Legion donates weathered and worn American flags to Hill, which she often uses in her paintings,
Published: January 14, 2016
The Vail Ale House welcomes the Kitchen Dwellers on Friday, Jan. 15. It was in Bozeman, Montana, that the Kitchen Dwellers first discovered a constant source of musical inspiration near the kitchen, with bluegrass music and one another. From those freeform, kitchen picking sessions, their very own chief recipe of bluegrass was created. Over the course of their four-year career,
Published: January 14, 2016
On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: On a snowy day, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the easy run entitled Tin Pants on Vail Mountain, cruising past Chair 14. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/151821003?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Vail Daily reporter John LaConte uses a GoScope pole
Published: January 14, 2016

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