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Aspen vs. Vail ski-racing rivalry dates back nearly 65 years

Aspen vs. Vail ski-racing rivalry dates back nearly 65 years

Aspen Mountain was only four years into its storied history as arguably America’s most iconic ski area when it hosted the first non-European World Alpine Ski Championships in…

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All summer hiking, biking trails now open on Vail Mountain

All summer hiking, biking trails now open on Vail Mountain

All available hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain are now open for the summer,…

West Vail woman struck and killed on Interstate 70

West Vail woman struck and killed on Interstate 70

Vail Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the early morning hours Sunday on…

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Colorado Rockies blow; owner Dick Monfort blows even harder

Colorado Rockies blow; owner Dick Monfort blows even harder

Too late, Dick Monfort, to put the genie back in the bottle. You can apologize and dissemble all you want, but now we know how you really feel.…

State needs to take serious steps to mitigate the ‘Idiot Factor’ on I-70

State needs to take serious steps to mitigate the ‘Idiot Factor’ on I-70

Interstate 70 between Denver and Vail has become virtually unusable during the winter months if there’s even the slightest precipitation on the road – and it’s no longer…

Turns out Peyton Manning can play in the cold and wind and that he will be back next season

Turns out Peyton Manning can play in the cold and wind and that he will be back next season

Peyton Manning has pretty much made me look like a sports-prognosticating idiot this season, and I have to say, I couldn’t be happier. All the way back in…

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

A great experiment is under way in the American Midwest. It didn’t happen by design – in fact, much of what’s happened in Detroit is due to a…

Why weather-wimp Peyton Manning won’t hoist Lombardi Trophy this season

Why weather-wimp Peyton Manning won’t hoist Lombardi Trophy this season

After Sunday’s gut-wrenching loss to the injury-riddled New England Patriots and facing a huge game Sunday at Kansas City, Denver Broncos’ fans should probably dial back their expectations…

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America’s first World Cup winner Cutter quit young for college, but Shiffrin to study and ski

America’s first World Cup winner Cutter quit young for college, but Shiffrin to study and ski

In February of 1968, when she was younger than Mikaela Shiffrin is now, Kiki Cutter became the first American ski racer…

Vail developer Frampton doubts Colorado’s ‘political will’ to fund I-70 rail fix

Vail developer Frampton doubts Colorado’s ‘political will’ to fund I-70 rail fix

Harry Frampton, the Vail-based developer whose company revamped Denver’s iconic Union Station, is a skeptic when it comes to the concept…

50 years later, first U.S. men’s alpine medals still reverberate in American skiing lore

50 years later, first U.S. men’s alpine medals still reverberate in American skiing lore

To say there was a little pressure on the American men heading into the final alpine event of the 1964 Winter…