Summer Spotlight: The Valley's Best Jobs and Most Interesting Personalities

Who has the best summer job in the valley, or is a local every visitor should meet? We asked, and you answered.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Five Questions with The Steadman Clinic's Dr. Peter Millett

It's shoulder season here in the mountains, so we asked the valley's resident shoulder specialist about living the mountain lifestyle, and treating the many injuries that come along with it.

05/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Laugh Out Loud

A Q&A With Comedian Paula Poundstone

A funny phone coversation with the HBO star, author and cat hoarder before her Feb 16 performance at the Vilar.

02/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth


How One Endurance Athlete Stays Fit by Swimming through the Winter

The key to a world champion off-road triathlete’s success? A pre-dawn winter workout in an outdoor lap pool.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth


Women's Ski Pioneer Makes First Tracks on the Hill and in the Sports World

Extreme skier Kim Reichhelm returns to Vail this January for her on-mountain ski clinics. We chatted with her about shattering the ice-cold ceiling of a male-dominated sport, and coaching women to make their own first tracks.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth


Action Sports Meets Still Life at Bo Bridges' Bridge Street Gallery

"The World's Most Badass Photographer" traveled the world only to come back to Vail Village, where his gallery hosts an event for this week's Burton US Open.

11/22/2016 By Geoff Mintz Photography by Bo Bridges Edited by Kirsten Dobroth


Two Vail Athletes Prove That Mogul Skiing Remains Relevant

Once the brashest scene on the slopes, competitive mogul skiing has fallen on hard times. Can Vail wunderkinds Heidi Kloser and Tess Johnson bring some sizzle back to the bumps?

11/22/2016 By Kelly Bastone


A Visit with Vail's First Artisanal Cheesemaker

The Valley's first creamery was born in a basement.

11/22/2016 By John Lehndorff


Best Ski Country Jobs, Vol. 1: Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater’s Housekeeper

How one local went from a corporate cubicle to cleaning toilets and a whole lot more.

10/17/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

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


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

Back bowl

Spirit of the Mountains

The life of Robert “Snuffy” O’Neil, member of the US Army 10th Mountain Division.

03/26/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Out & About

Black Diamond Ball

at the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, 12/4/15  

02/12/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole


The Best Jobs in Vail

What are the best jobs in the valley? We got the scoop from eight locals who might have you thinking of a career change.

02/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Dominique Taylor

Out & About

Ninth Annual Vail Winterfest Ice Theater

at Sweet Basil, Vail Village, 1/12/16

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole

Out & About

Art of the valley Grand Opening Reception

at Chapel Square, Avon, 12/29/15

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole

Out & About

Vail Valley Medical Center Family Dinner Dance

at Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Lionshead, 12/28/15

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole

Out & About

Tree Lighting and Lantern Walk

 at Vail Village, 12/20/15

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole

Out & About

Grey Salt Grand Opening

at Solaris, Vail Village, 12/18/15

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole

Out & About

Vail Chophouse Open House

at the Vail Chophouse, Lionshead, 12/18/15 

02/01/2016 Photography by Holiday Cole