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

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 at Ford Park

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

06/08/2018 By Georgia Perry

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

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

Village Talk

Hats Off to Lindsey and Mikaela

Vail's two golden girls launch their own lines of personalized headgear.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Man Behind the Map

Meet the Empire State cartographer who renders Vail Mountain's trails.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

One Local's Mission to Fund the Valley's Olympic Future

A local Nordic wunderkind whose friends and neighbors bootstrapped his shot at Sochi pays it forward with a nonprofit chartered to fund Olympic dreams.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

A Playground-Inspired Centerpiece for Avon's New Firehouse

That shiny red alternative fire pole at the center of Avon’s new Station 7? It’s all work, and no play.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Colorful History of Skiing's Most Eccentric Means of Downhill Travel

Jonathan Hritz helped pioneer the almost-sport of monoskiing. But nearly 35 years after Vail banned his weird contraption from the Back Bowls, he still doesn’t understand what all the fuss was about.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Olympics

A Guide to the Valley's Homegrown Olympians

Want to root for the home team competing in PyeongChang? With nearly 30 young athletes with Vail Valley connections on Team USA's roster, here's who to watch at the 2018 Winter Games.

02/05/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Skiing

Meet Grifen Moller, the Valley's Homegrown Freeride World Tour Athlete

The Edwards local punched his ticket to Hakuba— and Kicking Horse, Vallnord-Arcalís, and Fieberbrunn— where he'll represent the United States at big mountain skiing's premier event.

01/22/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

home girl

At Home With Lindsey Vonn

Fresh off a bronze in her last Olympic appearance for downhill, Lindsey Vonn contemplates being the greatest ski racer of all time from her five-bedroom mountain contemporary in East Vail.

11/17/2017 By Devon O'Neil

PAPER MAIDEN

Modern Art Rooted in the Middle Ages, Created in Eagle County’s Oldest Town

From her Red Cliff studio, artist Helen Hiebert creates a paper-filled world.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Village Green

Vail Becomes the First Certified Sustainable Mountain Resort in the World

A resort town that revolves around luxury seeks to be the epitome of sustainability.

11/17/2017 By Allen Best Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Out + About

The Winter Season's Parties in Pictures

An on-mountain party with Lindsey & Kenan, sushi with Nobu, and a torchlit toast to Sheika and Pepi. A photographic recap of the winter season.

07/13/2017 Photography by Holiday Cole

Longreads

The End of the Run for Con Artist James Hogue

From a podium finish in Vail to a plywood shack on Aspen Mountain, the curious conclusion of a gifted athlete-turned-grifter’s romance with Colorado mountain towns.

06/12/2017 By M. John Fayhee