Wildlife

Close Encounters with Local Wildlife

In the Vail Valley, mountain living means living with mountain lions.

06/12/2017 By Ted Katauskas Photography by Rick Spitzer

Welcome

The Magic of Vail Valley Summers

You can't compare Big Apples to 14ers, or can you? A word from our editor on summer in the happy valley.

06/12/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Welcome

Thoughts on Mountain Rescues from Beneath the Snow

A few words from our editor on training for mountain rescue missions -- and being buried alive in the process.

02/10/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Vibe

Far Eastern-Inspired Art Finds a Place in Vail Village

From the frigid steppes of Mongolia to the heated streets of Vail Village, a gallerist’s quest to bring Asian art to the West.

02/10/2017 By Ted Katauskas Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Politics & Environment

A River Runs Through Us

A Trump cold front settles on our happy valley.

01/25/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Vibe

Vail-Based Photographer Uses Old-School Techniques to Capture Current Images

Film vs. Digital what captures more visual information?

01/24/2017 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

The (Mostly) True Story Behind Vail’s Most Coveted Souvenir

Who in the world would want a manhole? Lots of people, apparently.

12/27/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Health and Wellness

Vail Valley Medical Center's $2 Million Cardiac Lab Fixes Hearts With Short Circuits and Clogged Plumbing

High quality health care for your ticker.

12/27/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Welcome

We’re Number Four!?

A welcome from our editor.

11/29/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Lodging

The Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals in the Valley

You thought that Airbnb was a good way to stretch your vacation dollars? Maybe not.

11/22/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Dine

The Vail Valley's Best Coffee Roastery and Café

Color Coffee Roasters is not your average cuppa joe.

11/22/2016

Dine

7 Hermits Brewing Company

Raising the Bike Bar

10/10/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Dine

Boxcar Restaurant Imparts its Own Style on Old Favorites

A pair of Avon chefs import haute cuisine without the haughty.

10/10/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Minturn Fitness Center is the Local's Spot for Champion-Worthy Training

Minturn’s magnificent new fitness center promises to reap gold for the valley’s Olympic hopefuls—and build sweat equity for weekend warriors.

10/05/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Locals We Love

Beth Slifer Talks Entrepreneurialism, Vail Life and Renovations

She's the founder of the valley’s most successful interior design firm, but there's a lot more to Beth Slifer than that.

10/05/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas Photography by Charles Engelbert

Village Talk

An Unlikely Fencing Club Takes Root in the Valley

Whether your inspiration’s Vader, Arya, or Olympic gold medalist Mariel Zagunis, this club’s for you.

10/05/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Cinema

Check out 'America's Highest Drive-In' Before it Drives Away

Summer's almost gone. Better make a date with Minturn's 50's-style pop up drive-in movie theater before it leaves town after Labor Day.

08/26/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Walking the High Wire: One Local's Courtship With High Places

Local Krista Van Parys likes thin ropes, high places, air under her toes, and the view from up above.

06/01/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Health

The Home Remedy for Altitude Sickness? Sea-Level Living at 8000 Feet

For the price of a Bentley, try a suite of bedrooms where the engineered air is almost as rich as at sea level.

06/01/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Dine

Born From the Influence of Celebrity Chef Kelly Liken, a Vail Wine Bar Thrives

A more refined niche in Vail Village’s spirited après scene attracts a crowd.

02/01/2016 By Ted Katauskas