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GYPSUM — Well, well, well.Eagle Valley volleyball had a whale of an opener on Saturday, taking down No. 5-ranked Montrose in three sets, 25-21, 25-13, 25-23, in Gypsum.That result might just capture the state’s attention. Not to put the cart before the horse, but the Indians have been down to the Denver Coliseum the last three years.“Our girls played absolutely
Published: August 27, 2016
EAST VAIL — It was not an average game, so it did not have an average postgame either.After Battle Mountain soccer earned a 3-1 decision at Bandoni Alumni Field on Saturday over the Vail Mountain, each team got a postgame talk from the other squad’s coach. Pete Petrovski congratulated the Huskies and wished them well. David Cope made the obligatory
Published: August 27, 2016
Published: August 27, 2016
Don’t miss the chance to shop in department store style for outstanding items in 14 rooms and everything is half price. There are special bargains in every room, so head on out to Maloit Park for the final day of the huge Eagle Valley Community Rummage Sale. Doors are open today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is your
Published: August 27, 2016
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Tucked away in the high alpine valleys of towering, treeless peaks are a number of lakes pooling pristine water from fresh snowmelt. While the lakes remain cold all summer, they are at their warmest temperatures right now, providing not only a turning point for a unique mountain hike but also a tolerable and refreshing reward for reaching them. “A lot
Published: August 27, 2016
Dear Neil: Why is it that my wife belittles me and doesn’t seem to think very highly of me? I have a successful career, I am faithful, emotionally there for her and I try hard to please her. But my wife is often insecure, gets jealous if I even look at another woman, and almost any disagreement or minor irritation
Published: August 27, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS — Both Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley cross-country made some serious waves at Friday’s Cheyenne Mountain Stampede down in Colorado Springs.In the event better-known as pre-state, the Huskies girls finished second, while the boys were sixth out of a field of 20-plus teams, while Eagle Valley freshman Joslin Blair had a stunning debut. She finished third individually and
Published: August 26, 2016
EDWARDS — Have a night, kid.In the course of about 6 minutes of football action, Battle Mountain’s Cal Masler had a jaw-dropping punt return, setting up a Huskies’ touchdown, fumbled a punt, which could have cost his team the game, and promptly redeemed himself with a 45-yard fumble return to the house that iced a 24-7 win over Steamboat Springs
Published: August 26, 2016
Colorado Mountain College has proven to be an amazing community asset in all nine counties in its service area covering some 12,000 square miles. As I step down after 15 continuous years of volunteer service to the college (because of term limits), it’s time for me to reflect upon the contribution CMC has made to our students, to our taxpayers
Published: August 26, 2016
Pogo, I think it was, who once said, where you stand depends on where you sit. Mr. Erickson’s (Letters to the Editor, Aug. 19) spirited indictment of Mrs. Clinton for what he believes is “lying,” and superficial defense of Bush and Cheney for invading Iraq and starting the national and now international nightmare we find ourselves devoting our nation’s time,
Published: August 26, 2016
I would like to take the opportunity to increase awareness of a fabulous new program in our valley. This is the Adopt-A-Trail program which empowers local groups to care for their favorite trails. The program was launched this summer and is the outcome of a cooperative effort by the Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association and the U.S. Forest Service. As
Published: August 26, 2016
SUMMIT COUNTY — Lake Hill, the largest workforce housing project in Summit County to date, is moving forward. The county will once again seek public input as it takes steps toward a final master plan. Summit County planning director Don Reimer said they anticipated finishing the master plan in late September or early October. The entire process began this spring,
Published: August 26, 2016
The following is an excerpt from a report by the Vail Homeowners Association board of directors. The association keeps a close eye on economic and political trends in and outside of the Vail community. The electronic version with links to supporting documents is available at www.vailhomeowners.com.The availability of sufficient workforce housing has been a perennial problem in the Vail Valley,
Published: August 26, 2016
BOND — The theory goes, if more people use the river, then more people care about the river.Eagle County’s Open Space Program has been a firm believer in that adage for a while now, and on Thursday, it got a chance to demonstrate the idea to Sen. Michael Bennet, who is currently on recess from Congress.“We always offer to take
Published: August 26, 2016
VAIL — After four months of remodeling, Vail Valley Medical Center’s new intensive care unit opened to patients last week.The completion of this project is a milestone in the hospital’s Master Facility Plan, which began in August 2015 with the goal of making Eagle County a center of medical excellence in the region and improving the healthcare available to the
Published: August 26, 2016
Denise Briner, 78, passed away Aug. 20, 2016, at her home in Denver. She is survived by her husband, Tom Briner, and sons Mark and Thaddeus Briner. Denise was a devoted ballet teacher for the last 50 years and a doting grandmother to her five grandchildren, Sam, Reece, Keli, Hale and Heath, for the last 23. A Denver resident since
Published: August 26, 2016
VAIL — Bill Smith loved to go fast, but took his time getting to heaven.The Vail icon was a founding member of The Game Creek Club, Camp Robbers, successfully drove race cars, became the nation’s youngest Ford dealer and had fun at the speed of life. He was 89.It was always time goTo be Bill Smith’s friend — and he
Published: August 26, 2016
Dear Joan,We have had our home listed for sale for a year with the same Realtor and it has not sold. We have had a few showings and no offers. We still very much want to sell and our Realtor is asking us to renew the listing for at least another six months.Needless to say, we are disappointed, but we
Published: August 26, 2016
It’s a towering challenge to many to afford a home in Eagle County, and the deed-restricted programs to keep a stock of housing available and affordable have been an enormous help to several hundred families.However, one cost the county and local governments cannot make go away has been the cost of mortgage insurance. If a buyer has less than 20
Published: August 26, 2016
EAGLE – Jesus Miranda admitted he tried to rob two local check cashing businesses at gunpoint within a half hour of each other and shot a man who tried to stop him three times.Miranda pleaded guilty to six felonies for a crime spree last Labor Day weekend. He remains in the Eagle County jail on $1 million bond and is
Published: August 23, 2016
VAIL — Four years after the ski resort popped up in 1962, a handful of property owners living off the land voted to incorporate as a municipality. The vote that welcomed Vail as Colorado’s newest town was passed, 43-19. Building the town of Vail from the ground up followed as the first Town Council was formed Aug. 23, 1966. Everything
Published: August 23, 2016
EAGLE — After saying for almost a year that they would, the Eagle County school board voted unanimously to put two tax increase proposals on the November ballot.Mark the date, Aug. 24, 2016, the day a school board received a standing ovation from the crowd that packed the boardroom. As they voted, board members stood at the front of the
Published: August 24, 2016
Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, McDonald, an American singer, songwriter, keyboardist, composer and record producer, is a five-time Grammy Award-winning artist and has been a singular musical presence for four decades, from ’70s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as “What a Fool Believes” and solo hits like “I Gotta Try,”
Published: August 26, 2016
VAIL — “Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom Fungi,” an educational exhibit exploring the lives and environmental roles of fungi, is on display at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center through Friday, Sept. 30. ExhibitThe display, which was put together by a California company called Exhibit Envoy, focuses on the ecology of mushroom-producing fungi and teaches about their beauty, diversity
Published: August 26, 2016
It was sometime in 1995, and Judy Alexander, Betsy Bradley and a few other women were loitering in one spot or another, lamenting the lack of a true live music hangout in Vail, a place where local musicians could meet and collaborate and where live music fans could get their fix.Motivated by that conversation, Alexander and Bradley hunted down a
Published: August 26, 2016
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Half Price Weekend at Rummage SaleDon’t miss the chance t0 shop in department store style for outstanding items in 14 roos and everything is half price. There are special bargains in every room, so head on out to Maloit Park for the huge Eagle Valley Community Fund rummage sale. Doors are open today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays
Published: August 26, 2016
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EDWARDS — Foraging has become a popular lifestyle choice for people in mountain states, particularly with the abundance of fresh foods and herbs in the Rocky Mountains. It is a lifestyle that can easily be adopted and is readily accessible if you have the right tools. Today, The Bookworm of Edwards will host an event to provide the tools you
Published: August 26, 2016
BEST-SELLERS AT THE BOOKWORM OF EDWARDS1. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” by J.K. Rowling.2. “Vail Hiker: New Edition,” by Mary Ellen Gilliland.3. “Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins.4. “Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead.5. “A Man Called Ove,” by Fredrik Backman.6. “Oil and Marble,” by Stephan Storey.7. “The Light of Paris,” by Eleanor Brown.8. “Three Sisters Three Queens,” by
Published: August 26, 2016
MINTURN — The Vail Symposium’s free film series continues Saturday with “The Rider and The Wolf,” a documentary that explores many of the intricate details of the life and disappearance of Mountain Bike Hall of Fame cyclist Mike Rust and the fanatical early world of mountain biking. Carl Rust, Mike Rust’s brother, and filmmaker Nathan Ward will both be on
Published: August 26, 2016
Friday Afternoon Club at Maya continues Friday, Aug. 26, with the big voices of Jerry Hermosillo and Joy Jaeger. Located inside the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon, the Maya terrace patio opens at 5 p.m., and the free live music starts at 6 p.m., with $3 tacos, $4 beers, $6 margaritas and $7 premium spirits. For more information
Published: August 26, 2016
EAGLE — The Eagle Mushroom and Wild Food Festival is back for its ninth year, with a schedule that offers all lectures, forays and identification clinics free of charge. The event is planned from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.“Our festival theme says it all — Explore, Identify, Eat,” said organizer Joy Ariel. “This is a fun, hands-on education event
Published: August 26, 2016
EDWARDS —It’s time to put on your Western garb, gather the family and head to the Cordillera Equestrian Center for an afternoon of demonstrations, games and fun during Cordillera’s Horsin’ Around Day on Saturday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. The show starts with demonstrations of five different equestrian disciplines
Published: August 26, 2016
On a beautiful summer’s evening along the Colorado River, a special group of caring individuals helped make dreams come true for Roundup River Ranch, which carries out the mission of enriching the lives of children with serious illnesses and their families by offering free, medically supported camp programs. On Saturday, Aug. 13, A Grateful Harvest raised $1.2 million to support
Published: August 26, 2016
When 2012 Battle Mountain High School graduates Winston Heuga and MJ Ouimette coined the term “ski rock” with the three other members of their band, Tenth Mountain Division, they wanted to create fun music that embodied the joy and playfulness of the mountains. Then they started sharing it. Then people wanted more of it. Now the band will headline a
Published: August 26, 2016
VAIL — From tapping your foot to bobbing your head to launching yourself into an all-out Lindy Hop, swing music simply makes you want to move. When it involves 17 musicians and originates with Count Basie, the dance formula is pretty much guaranteed. “One thing is that there is a heavy swing feel that only the Basie band was able
Published: August 26, 2016
VAIL — The eclectic Davey B. Gravey’s Tiny Cinema returns to Vail today, courtesy of Vail’s Art in Public Places. Free, short, Super 8-format films will be projected in this tiny, four-seat mobile movie house. This miniature film experience will be on the International Bridge in Vail Village from 4 to 10 p.m. The intimate theater setting creates a distinctive
Published: August 26, 2016
AVON — Children are often the most observant explorers of the natural world around us, but they may not have the skills to put their discoveries into words. Walking Mountains Science Center’s Nature Writing Workshop for Kids will combine the experience of nature exploration and the practice of children’s inherent observational with the art of poetry. On Sunday, from 10
Published: August 26, 2016
AVON — The Black Diamond Ball, the Vail Valley Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, is moving to a new date and location. Traditionally held during the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup race week in early December, the next version of the black-tie affair will happen on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The event will continue to
Published: August 26, 2016
Alpine Arts Center and Art in Public Places will host Cupcakes, Cocktails & Canvas at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, an evening of painting and cupcakes, on Thursday, Aug. 25. Canvases, brushes, paints, easels, aprons and cupcakes are included, and beer and wine can be purchased at the bar. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m., and tickets are $40
Published: August 26, 2016
“The new phone books are here! The new phone books are here!”That’s how I feel on the first day of preps, but I don’t run around like Steve Martin in “The Jerk.”High school sports are like your favorite novel, but with a few extra chapters after the book has supposedly ended. For sports writers, there’s always next year.Like a book,
Published: August 25, 2016
This week, the fly-fishing around Vail remains very good. Cooler weather has dropped water temperatures and local trout are feeding well. The best wading options are on the Eagle River from Edwards down to Eagle while float fishermen are enjoying a solid hopper bite on many miles of the Colorado River between Pumphouse and Dotsero. Anglers who enjoy the high
Published: August 25, 2016
Cleveland and Philadelphia — ’tis a “Tale of Two Cities,” and a harbinger of a revolution to come in our time and place, not of the Paris of yesteryear (circa 1789)! As I watched the GOP and DNC conventions, in that order, I was reminded of the plight of the American middle class under the corrupt and elitist administration of
Published: August 25, 2016
EAGLE COUNTY — The last time the World Fly Fishing Championships visited the U.S., our home team took dead last, and vowed to never let that happen again.The year was 1997, the venue was Jackson Hole. According to the lore that come out of the event, a French angler told an American angler that the U.S. would never be a
Published: August 25, 2016
EDWARDS — Brush Creek Dry Goods in Riverwalk is celebrating its 18th year of business this November. Proprietors Faith and Raymond Bleesz recently returned from the MAGIC Show in Las Vegas, a semi-annual men’s fashion show. There, the Bleeszes found and purchased goods for next spring and summer.The Bleeszes spent three days making the rounds at the show, seeing new
Published: August 25, 2016
AVON — Walking Mountains Science Center is celebrating its five-year anniversary this month of the Science Center’s grand opening in Avon.Since the LEED Platinum Certified facility opened, the variety and quantity of natural science programs has increased. In 2010, the year before the Avon campus opened, Walking Mountains served more than 26,000 people. After five years, Walking Mountains nearly tripled
Published: August 25, 2016
VAIL — Friends of Mountain Rescue and Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum are among Alpine Bank’s grant recipients in celebration of Colorado Day and the My Colorado promotion.Alpine Bank celebrated the 140th Colorado Day on Aug. 1 with awards totaling $30,000 to nonprofits with a historic preservation or cultural mission, and Friends of Mountain Rescue and Colorado Ski & Snowboard
Published: August 25, 2016
VAIL — Gallery owner Bill Rey, of Claggett/Rey Gallery in Vail Village, has joined the Vail Centre board of directors along with entrepreneur Nick Wyman, the director of Galvanize Ventures.“We are very pleased to add two extraordinary individuals to the board of directors of the Vail Centre who will help broaden our outlook and solidify our plans for the future,”
Published: August 25, 2016
EAGLE COUNTY — Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has appointed David Bland as director of real estate sales for The Residences at The Sebastian in Vail and Timbers Bachelor Gulch.Bland, who has more than 30 years of experience in luxury real estate and hospitality, will oversee all real
Published: August 25, 2016
EAGLE — In less than one month’s time, the town of Eagle should have a few million dollars on hand to finance its Eagle Riverfront Park plan.Eagle will offer a tax-exempt municipal bond issue, backed by a 0.5 percent sales tax recently approved by Eagle voters, exclusively to Eagle property owners and residents on Monday. The bonds will then be
Published: August 25, 2016
EAGLE — Although they tout their willingness to hit the road in their business name, this weekend the folks at Mountain Mobile Veterinary and Animal Hospital Center are celebrating big changes at their bricks and mortar location in downtown Eagle.Dr. Sheila Fitzpatrick is marking her 24th year in business as Mountain Mobile Veterinary, but during the past year, the practice
Published: August 25, 2016
DENVER — On July 17, 2007, Frisco resident Brenda Culhane went to see neurologist Dr. Gary Weiss at his medical practice on Bighorn Road in Vail. She complained of upper extremity weakness, and Weiss recommended an MRI, an EEG and an EMG of her brain and upper extremities. The next month, Weiss had grim news: Culhane had multiple sclerosis, an
Published: August 25, 2016
Colorado’s continued growth and Vail and Beaver Creek’s continued tourism successes place rising demands on the Interstate 70 transportation corridor. Today’s increasingly challenging and increasingly crowded I- 70 corridor means that expanding air service into the Eagle County Regional Airport is essential in order for our community to make the most of our economic potential.Enter the EGE Air Alliance. The
Published: August 25, 2016
Next week, we observe Labor Day, a celebration of the American worker. And there’s a lot to celebrate, because our workers have accomplished great things — many of which also can be useful to investors.For example:Perseverance: Have you ever read about an inventor who failed dozens of times before finally hitting on a winner? All kinds of workers display this
Published: August 25, 2016
EDWARDS — Charlie Linville wasn’t really looking for peace, but he found it at 22,000 feet, roped to the world’s tallest mountain.He was about to become the first military amputee to summit Mount Everest.Millions of small painful steps led him to this huge step:• After joining the Marines after high school,• After stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan,• After years
Published: August 25, 2016
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EAGLE COUNTY — The popular Ullr Fest fall neighborhood party in Miller Ranch will not take place this year, organizers confirmed this week.That means the only local fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be Friday’s Weston and Tobe season launch party at Agave. When longtime Ullr Fest supporter Mason Davey of Weston Backcountry heard the news, he sprung
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Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, for a free outdoor Pilates class led by instructor Michelle Kenney. A lululemon trunk show will follow at Allegria Spa featuring the latest in fitness apparel. Bring a yoga mat for class and a non-perishable food item (suggested) which will be donated to the Salvation Army of Vail. Meet us at
Published: August 25, 2016
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BEAVER CREEK — Local mountain-biking professional Jay Henry first met Cristhian Ravelo in Bogota, Colombia, when Ravelo was 4 years old.“We stayed with his grandparents and then would go over to Cristhian’s house every morning to have breakfast before we (would) go out and train,” Henry recalls.When Henry joined the coaching staff of the local high school cycling league, Ravelo
Published: August 24, 2016
Residents in Eagle County were recently sent a letter, dated July 27, from Eagle County Schools concerning placing two property tax increases on the November ballot election. The introduction stated needs for additional money to support operations directly related to student learning and success and a bond for facility upgrades, all with a growing student population. In trying to “get
Published: August 24, 2016
Yes, I am far more gorked — is that a word? — than I should be for Saturday’s Battle Mountain-Vail Mountain soccer game at 1 p.m. in East Vail.It’s an opener, which doesn’t mean much.It’s a nonconference game, which doesn’t mean much.The two teams are in different classifications, for crying out loud.But I’m a nostalgic guy. When the dinosaurs still
Published: August 24, 2016
No doubt Summit County and Eagle County are growing. All of Colorado is growing, and as this article (“Along with population, criminal activity also up,” Aug. 9 Vail Daily) clearly states, with population growth comes a growth in crime. More drug use, more DUIs, more everything. But all is not lost; we are a growing community that is strong and
Published: August 24, 2016
As a grandmother who has been hiking Colorado’s trails for 45 years, I now feel the need to speak out about the declining level of courtesy I have experienced lately while hiking with my grandkids. Unfortunately, I have observed in recent years that more and more trail bikers are completely unaware of prescribed trail etiquette. Many of these bikers obviously
Published: August 24, 2016
I am not sure if I can remember a time when finger pointing and blaming others has been more prevalent in all of society than it is right now. It seems easier to hide behind the mistakes of someone else or even create the mistakes of another person than it is to take ownership and to hold ourselves accountable for
Published: August 24, 2016
EAGLE — Following the arrest of Fire Chief Kurtis Vogel on charges of stealing more than $120,000 from the city of Sterling, the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District has named Division Chief Bill Kennedy as the acting fire chief.Vogel remains on administrative leave without pay until further notice due to his unavailability to perform his duties.Following Vogel’s Aug. 11 arrest,
Published: August 24, 2016
EAGLE — By the month’s end, Eagle Town Board member Doug Seabury anticipates selling his home in the community and moving upvalley.That means he will be resigning his Town Board seat.Seabury informed his fellow Town Board members of his plans earlier this week and the issue was brought forward for discussion Tuesday night. Seabury was elected to the board in
Published: August 24, 2016
EAGLE — Eagle County Republicans will host a grand opening ceremony at their campaign office in Eagle on Friday, and the public is invited to join the celebration.With the November election fast approaching, this is an opportunity to interact with community members and candidates to discuss various issues facing Eagle County, Colorado and the nation.Steve House, chairman of the Colorado
Published: August 24, 2016
GYPSUM — The owners of the Gypsum biomass plant have filed a lawsuit against the town of Gypsum alleging the Town Council failed to comply with procedural mandates last month when it approved an ordinance to acquire or condemn property owned by Clearwater Ventures LLC.In a 5-1 vote on July 26, the Gypsum Town Council passed an ordinance approving the
Published: August 24, 2016
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EAGLE — The site where the Ping Hotel once stood, at the high visibility intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and Capitol Street in Eagle, is largely vacant today but the developer who has proposed building a high density residential project at the location says his plans are still in the works.He just needs a bit more time.Jim Mines attended the
Published: August 24, 2016
Coming AttractionsEagle Valley Community Fund Rummage SaleWhat: Half price weekend at the annual rummage saleWhen: Saturday, Aug. 27 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 28 — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.Where: Maloit Park, MinturnDetails: Each year the rummage sale raises more than $200,000. More than 60 local charities will receive donations from the sale proceeds. At the sale, items
Published: August 24, 2016
1 year agoWeek of Aug. 27, 2015Results from a survey commissioned by the town of Eagle showed strong voter support for a proposed riverfront park near the Eagle County Fairgrounds site. The Ute Springs Experiential Learning Center concluded its camping season, serving 139 kids at its site southeast of Eagle.Hannah Larkin opened More2Dance, a dance studio, in Eagle.Frost Creek, the
Published: August 24, 2016

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