The Sugar Spectrum

Healthy and active as most of us are in the Vail Valley we rarely worry about the amount of sugar we're consuming. Chug a Mountain Dew for a little pick-me-up? We figure we'll burn it off after a few powder turns. If we're bonking or... Read More

Several Lives Saved At New Cath Lab

VAIL — A few years ago the National Ski Areas Association released numbers confirming the existence of something to which many here have enjoyed contributing: an aging skier population. It said the average age of skiers and... Read More

A Gentle Approach to Cesarean Birth

When Edwards resident Tiffany Oetting went into labor at Vail Valley Medical Center having a Cesarean birth or C-section was “not part of the birth plan.” The necessity of the surgery became apparent when her labor stalled. She shared... Read More

Vail Council Approves Medical Center Plan

VAIL — An ambitious project to redevelop Vail Valley Medical Center's Vail campus cleared an important hurdle Tuesday when the Vail Town Council voted 6-0 — council member Greg Moffet was absent — to approve a master plan for... Read More

Measles Outbreak Raises Concern Awareness

This past January national news outlets spread word of a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California. This breaking story was shocking to many as measles had previously been declared eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000.... Read More

Hospital Partners on Nutrition Program

VAIL — Everyone's been told that “eating healthy” is a key component to losing and maintaining a healthy weight — but what does “eating healthy” mean for you individually? That's a question that Benjamin Stone owner of Sigma... Read More

Pink Vail Exceeds Goals Again

VAIL — As the annual Pink Vail celebration dazzles the eyes with an explosion of color every spring it also baffles the mind with its fundraising success. The total raised at this year's event — the world's largest ski day in support... Read More

A Move To The Mountains For The Best Cancer Care

VAIL CO– “Remember that guy who gave up? No one else does either.” These are the words on Bill Schane's Pink Vail fundraising page. He posts similar daily motivators on his website “Don't Go It Alone.” Schane is a man of guiding... Read More

Duct Tape Heals One Woman's Cancer

VAIL CO– Duct tape does not cure cancer. But in the case of Anne Trumpower it has healed hers. Trumpower is known as the “duct tape lady” to those who have attended Pink Vail™ the world's biggest ski day to conquer cancer. Since... Read More