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Denver, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Sean:

WATCH: Scenes from Beaver Creek Opening Day for the 2022-23 season

Join ON THE HILL hosts Sean Naylor and John LaConte in welcoming the start of the 2022/23 season at Beaver Creek. → Read More

Daycations: Guns, grain and golf in Gypsum

Editor’s Note: “Daycations” is a series showcasing what our local towns have to offer in the shoulder season. Stay tuned for more Daycations stories throughout the rest of May. → Read More

Weekend storms could bring up to 13 inches of snow to Vail

Vail Mountain should get some extra padding over the weekend to carry it into its closing week. → Read More

WATCH: Beaver Creek trees on a snowy Tuesday

WATCH: Beaver Creek trees on a snowy Tuesday | On The Hill 01.25.22 | → Read More

WATCH: Beaver Creek opens new McCoy Park terrain

Join On The Hill host Sean Naylor for a lap in the brand new McCoy Park terrain opening in Beaver Creek. → Read More

Vail could see up to 18 inches of new snow by Thursday morning

Editor’s Note: This story was updated to reflect the latest messaging from the NWS that it is now a Winter Storm Warning. → Read More

River Radamus takes sixth in World Cup GS in Italy

LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — There’s nothing easy about evolving from a top junior skier into a World Cup contender. → Read More

Devils lose playoff match in shootout against Northridge

The Devils fought like hell at John Ramunno Field on Thursday evening in the first round of the 4A State playoffs against the Northridge Grizzlies, but the visiting team walked away as the victors. → Read More

Restaurant Week: For the carnivores, pescatarians and vegetarians

$20.21 Vail–Beaver Creek Restaurant Week is officially underway, and it’s time to try something new. This year, 25 restaurants across the two mountain resorts are participating in $20.21 specials where you can taste and sample some of the flavors you may have been missing out on this whole time.The event takes place through Oct. 10.… → Read More

Naylor: Sports fans, will you meet us halfway?

I’ll be honest. I’ve covered lots of different topics in my journalism career, but there is one that I have mostly avoided up until now: high school sports. But more specifically, just the high school part. Call it chronic senioritis, if you will. But this job sometimes forces you into uncomfortable scenarios, and I’ve had… → Read More

Death Cab for Cutie plays in Vail Saturday night

With the leaves changing colors, flannel coming back in style and the smell of pumpkin spice wafting in the open air, what better time is there for some indie rock? → Read More

Rob Schneider plays “Would You Rather” and talks about upcoming show in Beaver Creek

You might know him as Deuce Bigalow, or the guy who yells, “you can do it!” But Rob Schneider has had a long, diverse career of making us laugh. The comedian, actor and former SNL castmember has co-starred, and made dozens of hilarious cameos, in classic comedies that still hold a place in our funny… → Read More

Guests go bananas over the Summer Creekside Dinner Series at Grand Hyatt Vail

It’s not every day you get to eat Bananas Foster from the descendants of its creators, nor is it every day you get to chat and mingle with some of the world’s elite chefs as they serve you multi-course meals with a house sommelier pouring the pairings. But at Grand Hyatt Vail, this was the… → Read More

DockDogs of summer set the tone at GoPro Mountain Games

The souvenir of a lifetimeFor those who decide they want to raise some DockDogs of their own, there will be plenty of rescue pups hoping to find their furever homes at the Eagle County Animal Services (ECAS) booth on Gore Creek Drive throughout the weekend. The booth will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00… → Read More

Yonder Mountain String Band to perform at GoPro Mountain Games

Yonder Mountain String Band will kick off three nights of concerts at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater on June 10 as part of the 2021 GoPro Mountains of Music at this year’s GoPro Mountain Games, according to a release from the Vail Valley Foundation.“Yonder Mountain’s traditional take on bluegrass sound was fused with their diverse… → Read More

Mike Pence’s Vail holiday visit cost taxpayers over $750K for security alone, report shows

Former Vice President Mike Pence’s 2020 holiday trip to Vail and Beaver Creek came with a high price tag, mostly on accommodations for his security detail. → Read More

I-70 closed eastbound in EagleVail due to crash

I-70 is closed eastbound at milemarker 188 in EagleVail due to a crash, according to Eagle County Alerts. There is no estimated time of reopening. → Read More

Three things I learned in Avalanche Rescue Training

Thursday was a snowy day on Meadow Mountain. As my wife, Jess, and I pulled into the parking lot to take our first avalanche rescue course, we experienced a mix of emotions. → Read More

GoPro Games returns to Vail for 2021

The GoPro Games are on in 2021, according to a release from the Vail Valley Foundation. The event will take place June 10-13. → Read More

Vail to see another snowy weekend with 5-10 inches in forecast; snowpack still below average

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to clarify the SNOTEL snowpack percentage as a measurement to-date, rather than the annual averages, which are still very low. → Read More