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

Village Talk

Now Open in Eagle: The First Large-Scale Indoor Climbing Facility in the Central Rockies

Giving new meaning to the term "local's hangout."

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

Village Talk

Take a Test Float in the Lodge at Vail's New Sensory Deprivation Tank

Need a respite from your dream vacation? Here’s how to experience an hour of oblivion, without the hangover.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Introducing Willy, Beaver Creek’s First Mountain Safety Dog

Beaver Creek's new mountain safety canine makes his debut.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Beyond the Hall of Fame

Honored with a new exhibit at the state’s snowsports museum, Warren Miller film star Chris Anthony shapes his legacy with a documentary that’s bigger than him—and all of us.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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 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

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

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 Historic Family Ranch Hits the Market

With the sale of Nottingham Ranch, the scion of the family that homesteaded Beaver Creek and Avon contemplates the end of an era.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Garden Dome

An Epcot-Inspired Geodesic Greenhouse Takes Root at Mirabelle

Chef Daniel Joly takes locally grown to the next level with a dome-shaped greenhouse at Mirabelle.

11/17/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Après Bleu!

Introducing Cinema Social, a Hip Cineplex at Vail's Newest Hotel

"America's Highest Drive-In" finds a year-round location.

11/17/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Grind Rewind

A New Café for the Valley's Largest Roastery

Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea's new Minturn tasting room opens for business.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

Skiing

Ski Cooper Celebrates 75 Years

Want to ski in the tracks of a 10th Mountain veteran? Skip Riva Ridge and head up the highway to a historic resort where the lifts started turning out soldiers in 1942.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

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

Golden Opportunity

Golden Peak's Olympic Training Ground

Golden Peak's Olympic investment pays off for more than just the valley's hometown heroes.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

Tearing Down the house

A New Home for Ski Club Vail

After 40 years, Ski Club Vail’s lovable, laughably dilapidated Golden Peak HQ gets the $25 million makeover it deserves.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

Curbside Appeal

The Artful Touch Behind Vail's New Roundabout

Word on the street is that the town's newest traffic pattern is more than just an efficient cut through — it's also a work of art.

10/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth