Week In Review
Hall of Fame INducts Brown
Vail’s Mike Brown was inducted into the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Broomfield.
The Class of 2014 included Brown along with athletes Jeremy Bloom, John “C.J.” Mueller, Johnny Spillane and pioneer Kingsbury “Pitch” Pitcher.
Brown succeeded at the top level of ski racing as a junior racer and during his 10-year career on the U.S. Ski Team placed in the top 15 in the World Cup events and the top 100 in the FIS world rankings.
G ypsum resident Rhett Enlow pleaded guilty to criminal attempt to commit sex assault.
The local plumber and grandfather was accused of felony sex assault on a child.
Happy Birthday Lindsey
Vail’s Lindsey Vonn turned 30 years old.
The four-time World Cup overall champ, 59-time World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist was born on October 18, 1984.
The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office was busy with two black bear fatalities and a cyclist colliding with a bruin.
The first was shot by a Redstone resident, who obtained a license after the bear had pestered his home repeatedly. Then, a 25-year-old man was riding his bicycle on the road and struck a bear. The man got away with just a few cuts and the animal wasn’t hurt. After that, a motorist struck and killed a bear on Highway 82. The driver wasn’t hurt.
Mesa County officials issued a news release in an effort to dispel rumors “circulating through social media regarding a potential Ebola case in Mesa County.”
Earlier in the week, a similar rumor was circulating that aspen Valley Hospital was treating a case. Officials there flatly dismissed the rumor.
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