Health

A Local Biathlete's Championship-Worthy Fitness Regimen

The valley’s only home-grown biathlete sets his sights on Beijing, one step—and breath—at a time.

03/20/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

People

Meet the Vail Heli Guide Who Helped Pioneer the CBD Industry

After decades of guiding skiing and snowboarding legends in the wilds of Alaska, Vail-based heli guide Will Spilo is introducing CBD to pro athletes—and weekend warriors—as an alternative way to manage life's chronic aches and pains.

03/03/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Out + About

A Photographic Party Recap

Want to take a spin on the dance floor with Dorothy Hamill or fist-bump moguls champ Jonny Moseley? Here’s your VIP pass to the local party scene.

02/12/2019 Photography by Holiday Cole

Person of Interest

A Taste of Old Vail at the Top of Bridge Street

Meet Simone Larese, proprietor of the Blü Cow Café, a Swiss hotdog stand steeped in the spirit of her pioneering parents.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

On Patrol with Echo, Eagle County’s Vociferous Canine Detective

Introducing the valley's crime-biting K9.

02/11/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Travel

The Vail Connection Behind Alaska's Must-Visit Glacial Outpost

A Saturday morning TV villain’s unlikely journey from the Vail Valley to a luxury oasis on an Alaskan glacier.

02/11/2019 By Katie Coakley

Party Pictures

Summer 2018's Party Scene in Photos

A visual recap of the season's hottest events.

11/12/2018 Photography by Holiday Cole

Giving Back

50+ Local Charities to Remember on Colorado Gives Day

A do-gooder’s guide to honoring the work of local nonprofits on December 4, Colorado Gives Day.

11/12/2018 By Georgia Perry

Person of Interest

Dorothy Hamill’s Back on Ice in Vail—and Loving Life in the Valley

Decades after securing a permanent podium position as America’s Skating Sweetheart, Dorothy Hamill takes a break at Dobson Ice Arena to talk about how she ended up living in a log house in Wolcott.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Valley's Firefighting Pinup

Selling like beefcakes: The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar, featuring Mr. February, from Station 5 in Minturn.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Out & About

A Photographic Recap of The Winter Season's Parties

What our winter lacked in white stuff it more than made up for in glitz: Here's a VIP pass to parties with Lindsey, Mikaela, and more!

06/08/2018 Photography by Holiday Cole

Vibe

Inside the Wild Mind Behind an Ethereal Installation Coming This Summer to Ford Park

A self-described "stick artist" takes up residence by Golden Peak.

06/08/2018 By Georgia Perry

Longreads

A Time-Traveling Adventure at One of the Last Working Ranches in the Valley

Bair Ranch still herds sheep, but lately it's been tending a more lucrative flock: Tourists seeking adventure.

06/08/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Ryan Dearth

Person of Interest

Amanda Precourt on Her Mission to Give Back to the Valley That Raised Her

A philanthropist channels her fashion sense into a powHERful local nonprofit.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Dominique Taylor

Village Talk

One on One with Vail's Olympic Ice Man

Dobson Arena’s GM talks about his unforgettable performance at the 2018 Winter Games.

06/08/2018 Photography by Georgia Perry

Village Talk

A Groundskeeper's Bee Game

Eagle Ranch Golf Course is home to 18 holes of emerald bliss during the summer—and a thriving colony of honey bees.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

One Local's Sand-Scaped Journey from the Mountains of Vail to the Beaches of the East Coast

How a scion of Vail became a social media sensation sculpting modernist masterpieces on the beaches of New York City.

06/08/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Business

The Entrepreneur's Guide to the Vail Valley

From co-working spaces to small business support, everything you need to go from concept to conglomerate.

03/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Out + About

The Season's Parties in Pictures

When that guy who wrote and sings "I'll Be" wowed the crowd in Lake Creek? We were there, and you'll be too, with our photographic recap of the hottiest parties of summer and fall.

02/09/2018 Photography by Holiday Cole

Health

A Singletrack Champion's Year-Round Fitness Regimen

How does a pro mountain biker prepare for summer racing in winter? By hitting the weights, doing the wheel, cycling on snow, and winning the occasional Fat Bike World Championships.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth