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FBI: Vail eco-terrorism suspect spotted near Vancouver

The FBI on Friday said one of four suspects still at large in the 1998 eco-terror arson attack on Vail Mountain may have been spotted near Vancouver, British Columbia.

Denver waiter serves up veggie-oil ski shuttle

Denver waiter and avid skier Kristopher Klain is expanding on the time-honored ski-area tradition of charging huge sums for greasy food by propelling a vehicle with that grease and transporting skiers to the slopes.

The Battle for Battle Mountain

The fate of a high-dollar, private ski-and-golf resort adjacent to Vail is now largely in hands of voters. Tucked away in a narrow valley between...

Vail Council Takes Heat for Publicly Castigating Teen Vandals

The Vail Town Council assumed an unusual role last week, setting aside land-use applications and housing regulations to interrogate a pair of teenage boys...

Startup Paper, Vail Mountaineer, Hopes to Scale New Journalistic Heights

In the Vail Valley of yesteryear, where Jim Pavelich first cut his teeth in publishing, no news really was good news.Pavelich was a waiter...

Some Question Fall Snowmaking when Shuttered Ski Areas are Buried Under...

Today marks exactly one month since Vail shut down its lifts for the season, and if you can find anyone in town who didn't...

Eagle County Fights to Hold Down Housing Prices as National Market...

While the rest of the nation watched home prices plunge precipitously in the first quarter of 2008, officials in Eagle County - where the...

Ski Resorts Pursue Growing Hispanic Demographic

With participation in their sport relatively flat over the past two decades, ski industry officials are actively pursuing customers in the nation's growing Hispanic...

European-style Ski Trains Eyed as Option for Easing I-70 Gridlock

Ludwig Kurz, former Vail mayor and current director of community relations for nearby Beaver Creek resort, would like to see people in ski boots...

Vail-area Superdelegate Urges Others to ‘Get Off the Fence’

Superdelegate Debbie Marquez of Edwards, who declared her support for Sen. Barack Obama in early February, said it's time for her undeclared counterparts in...