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Olympics can teach us to sow the seeds of civility by ‘disagreeing without disrespect’

Olympics can teach us to sow the seeds of civility by ‘disagreeing without disrespect’

I really liked what Eagle County Commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry had to say Monday at the county’s annual State of the County presentation in Eagle. An Olympic-themed video featuring Eagle’s own…

Great for recreational riders, snow and wind wreak havoc at Olympic Games

Great for recreational riders, snow and wind wreak havoc at Olympic Games

After skiing a foot of powder at Beaver Creek on Sunday, I was looking forward to settling in and watching EagleVail’s Mikaela Shiffrin in her first event of the Pyeongchang…

EagleVail is a beautiful, peaceful, prosperous place … despite what you read in the Vail Daily

EagleVail is a beautiful, peaceful, prosperous place … despite what you read in the Vail Daily

I’ve lived in EagleVail (note the lack of hyphen) for a little over a year now, and I have to say that it’s a very nice, peaceful, prosperous, and generally…

Let’s ski some powder this weekend in honor of the late, great Warren Miller

Let’s ski some powder this weekend in honor of the late, great Warren Miller

The voice of skiing, Warren Miller, died Wednesday at his home on Orcas Island in the San Juans off the coast of Washington State. And it’s appropriate that snow is…

Help send Johnson family to Pyeongchang to cheer on Olympian mogul skier Tess

Help send Johnson family to Pyeongchang to cheer on Olympian mogul skier Tess

A recent fourth-place World Cup finish landed Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy senior Tess Johnson the fourth spot on the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team’s freestyle moguls squad for next…

Better late than never: Ski season kicks off with a powdery bang in Vail Valley

Better late than never: Ski season kicks off with a powdery bang in Vail Valley

What a difference a week makes. On Saturday, Jan. 6, Vail was still waiting. Looking to the heavens and collectively muttering snow prayers and incantations cajoling the Snow Gods to…

Snow in forecast for Vail Valley as Olympic fever starts to heat up in Colorado

Snow in forecast for Vail Valley as Olympic fever starts to heat up in Colorado

The Broncos are out of the playoffs (in fact were never really in them this season), the Colorado ski season has gotten off to an historically slow start, and yet…

Strong female athletes make their mark in Vail Valley and beyond

Strong female athletes make their mark in Vail Valley and beyond

Close to a foot of new snow fell at Vail and Beaver Creek over the weekend, and that’s some very good news for folks who are sick of riding their…

Holding out a helping hand to our Huskies harriers, Haiti hurricane victims

Holding out a helping hand to our Huskies harriers, Haiti hurricane victims

Much more uplifting day after Election Day in the Vail Valley this year than last, and even better there’s fresh snow on the ground in Eagle-Vail — right at the…

Individual health insurance rates still staggering in ski towns as enrollment kicks off

Individual health insurance rates still staggering in ski towns as enrollment kicks off

If you don’t think state Sen. Kerry Donovan, a Democrat who grew up in Vail, is doing all she possibly can to fix our skyrocketing health insurance rates in the…