The parents of the boy had filed a civil suit against the resort for negligence. An appeal is not out of the question.
Snowpack is decent near the Continental Divide. But places farther south are setting new records for lack of snow.
"We still remain behind typical conditions for this time of year in terms of open terrain and base depth," said Vail CEO Rob Katz.
The Forest Service's new proposed plan for Hanging Lake includes shuttle service, fees and a limit of 615 visitors per day.
There was a reported 11 percent uptick in money sent to the federal government during the 2015-2016 season.
- The airport has experienced a 21 percent decline in passengers since 2011.Read more
- The women say a manager sexually harassed them for more than a year, in one case attacking a housekeeper cleaning a room in the 54-unit timeshare.Read more
- the resort opens Friday with nine lifts accessing 1,150 skiable acres.Read more
A wide range of cultural offerings in the high country are happening this weekend including stand-up comedy, avalanche awareness in Eagle County, the WinterWonderGrass Festival, concerts and more.
Shelley Nottingham Woodworth outlines high country events from Vail to Gypsum and every so often recommends artistic gems known only to locals. 2014 kicks off with a wide range of offerings in the Vail Valley.