Feature

Damned Canyon

Will climate change doom a 12-mile marvel of highway engineering and upend life for commuters in Eagle and Garfield counties?

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Resort and Town Confront the Fallout of a Terrible Year

This past winter marked a tipping point in the eyes of many locals.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

The Fight Over Homestake Reservoir

A controversial proposal to expand the water supply pits environmentalists and recreationists against cities.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Events

Winter–Spring 2021–22 Events in Vail and Beaver Creek

Don't miss out on these activities and festivals for all ages and interests at Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021

Feature

How Long Will Edwards Have to Wait for Affordable Housing?

An innovative idea comes up against zoning and fears of development despite a debilitating housing crunch in the Vail Valley.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Feature

Mikaela Shiffrin Faces the Competition with Mom by Her Side

The two-time Olympic champion and her mother press on toward Beijing 2022 despite the untimely death of Eileen's husband and Mikaela's dad, Jeff.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Brent Bingham

Person of Interest

Meet the New Boss of Vail Resorts

Kirsten Lynch, the former chief marketing officer who helped shape Epic Pass, is the ski industry giant's first female CEO.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Local Vail Moguls Champs Are Hometown Besties, Too

The 2022 Winter Olympics hopefuls and friends got their starts at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail and have risen together. Plus: other local Beijing hopefuls.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Inside SSCV's Clubhouse, the World's Best Ski Techs Work

At Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, ski techs pull long winter nights tuning the skis of local pros, in part with the Ferrari of tuning machines.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Vail's New E-Vehicle Service Takes Big Rigs off the Streets

The pilot program to deliver supplies to local businesses helps clear the roads—and the air—in pedestrian-focused Vail Village.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil and Kyle Zinkula

Village Talk

McCoy Park's New Runs Are Perfect for Beginner Skiers

The learning-focused experience, a junior cousin to Vail's Back Bowls, is a purpose-built proving ground for novice skiers at Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 Edited by Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Building Legacy in Local Real Estate

A car-racing family honors local legend Bob Lazier with the Lionshead luxury high-rise residential development Legacy at Vail Square.

06/24/2021 By Kim Fuller

Village Talk

A Playground for Thrill-Seeking Next-Gen Vacationers

A members-only adventure club helps the new Gravity Haus Vail hotel become a community resource and champion of outdoor fun.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

The Vail Valley Becomes an (Ad)Venture Capital

Vail’s newest demographic of movers and shakers are tech and finance CEOs with global influence, steering their businesses from the heart of ski country.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Person of Interest

Emotional Rescue for a Vail Mountain Rescue Group Veteran

Scott Sutton, a Vail Mountain Rescue Group veteran, raises funds on a mental health awareness hike to benefit himself and other first responders.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Alpine Environments in Peril

Climate change's impacts on mountain habitats affect a variety of plants, animals, and human needs.

06/24/2021 By David Inouye

Eat & Drink

Staking a Claim on a Vail Village Dining Destination

In the heart of Vail Village, the Slope Room redefines a classic restaurant with a steak house that honors sustainability and Western heritage.

06/24/2021 By Amanda M. Faison

Live Here Now

Singletree/Homestead Real Estate

These communities outside Edwards, Colorado, combine views and activities with a decidedly local feel.

01/05/2021

Village Talk

What to Know Before You Hit the Slopes

An insider's guide to skiing at Vail and Beaver Creek amid the pandemic.

01/05/2021 By Ted Katauskas Illustrations by Hayley Doshay

Live Here Now

Gypsum Real Estate

Opportunity abounds at the far western end of the Vail Valley, where the real estate market has blossomed.

12/15/2020