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Heading south for spring break? Seek out Zika virus advice

Heading south for spring break? Seek out Zika virus advice

Two of the last three years my family has traveled to the tropics for spring break, and we’ve encountered plenty of other Vail Valley residents vacationing in both Belize and…

Trump sowing seeds of fear in Latino communities living in Colorado mountains

Trump sowing seeds of fear in Latino communities living in Colorado mountains

It’s important to call out and stand up to bullies, even just verbal ones, no matter where you find them. That’s a lesson I’ve been imparting to my three sons…

Denver Broncos say sayonara to Brockweiler but fans shouldn’t panic

Denver Broncos say sayonara to Brockweiler but fans shouldn’t panic

So long to the Brockweiler. While Brock Osweiler helped the Denver Broncos get home-field advantage in the playoffs by subbing for the retired Peyton Manning last season and going 5-2…

How Peyton Manning can repair his image after old sexual-assault allegation resurfaces

How Peyton Manning can repair his image after old sexual-assault allegation resurfaces

Well, so much for the storybook ending and Peyton Manning gloriously riding off into the sunset after winning a Super Bowl the way his boss John Elway did. After a…

Follow the snow flow: Powder skiing from Park City to Vail

Follow the snow flow: Powder skiing from Park City to Vail

Here’s a fun thing to do if you have the time and don’t mind driving through a massive snowstorm: Powder ski your way from Steamboat to Park City to Vail.…

Backcountry skiing closures ill-advised, unenforceable in wake of tragic avalanche deaths

Backcountry skiing closures ill-advised, unenforceable in wake of tragic avalanche deaths

You really can’t put the genie back in the bottle, even if the genie is 900 feet wide, 1,500 feet long, 10 feet deep and deadly as hell. The Jan.…

From terrorism to homophobia to tandem toilets, so many reasons to take a pass on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

From terrorism to homophobia to tandem toilets, so many reasons to take a pass on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Twice over the summer I expounded on my many reasons for taking a pass on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics after attending and working at the last three Winter Games…

Fracking-ban fracas likely to shape Colorado gubernatorial race

Fracking-ban fracas likely to shape Colorado gubernatorial race

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat whose 2nd Congressional District has seen a big spike in oil and gas drilling, told an industry trade association today that it should immediately…

Broncos, Manning buck Chiefs, but fans should rein in Super Bowl hopes … this season

Broncos, Manning buck Chiefs, but fans should rein in Super Bowl hopes … this season

Even after Sunday’s big win by the Broncos over the previously unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs, Denver fans should probably dial back their expectations of Peyton Manning getting to February’s Super…

Sliding into ski season with an abundance of caution

Sliding into ski season with an abundance of caution

In April of 2005, I was “that guy.” The Eeyore on a heli-skiing trip who – while not exactly uttering the Winnie the Pooh character’s famously gloomy “We’re all gonna…

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