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Battle Mountain hockey tops Columbine, 6-4

February 19, 2020

VAIL —  Attaboy, Alex. Battle Mountain’s Alex Parliament, on a helper from Steven Dent with 6:35 left in the game, helped lift Huskies hockey to a 6-4 win over Columbine on Wednesday night at Vail’s...


Vail’s Josef Staufer named latest Vail Trailblazer winner

February 19, 2020

Josef Staufer, known for his impassioned speeches that have inspired bold and visionary actions by Vail’s leadership for nearly 60 years, has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Vail Trailblazer Award. Presented by...


Obituary: Derek Neel

February 19, 2020

Derek Wesley Neel, 42, formerly of Eagle, passed away February 13 in his home in Royse City, Texas. He was born on August 10, 1977 in Daytona Beach, Florida to William Michael Neel and Mildred...


Obituary: Patricia Jacobs

February 19, 2020

Patricia Anne Jacobs, 73, of Eagle, Colorado since 1997 passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Eagle. She was born June 14, 1946 in Philadelphia to Frank and Gwendolyn Wolf. She graduated from Palmyra...


Walsh wins World Cup GS; salutes Shiffrin family

February 19, 2020

Vail’s Thomas Walsh won Wednesday’s Para Alpine Skiing World Cup giant slalom in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, and dedicated the victory to Jeff Shiffrin, who passed away earlier this month. Walsh, a cancer survivor, and Mikela Shiffrin...


Obituary: Cesar ‘Pollo’ Andres Almanza Hernandez

February 19, 2020

Cesar “Pollo” Andres Almanza Hernandez, 29, passed away enjoying one of the many activities he loved with one of his best friends — Dillon Block — at his side on Feb. 15 near Vail. He...




Mikaela Shiffrin graces Sports Illustrated cover

February 19, 2020

Extra, extra, read all about it. Mikaela Shiffrin is on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s March issue and she’s dubbed, “the world’s most dominant athlete.” For readers of Sports Illustrated who do not live in...


Letter: It’s 1933 all over again

February 19, 2020

In the United States today, we are living in a very similar situation to 1933 Germany. I recommend to all of you, Republican, Democrat, independent, libertarian, to broaden your horizons a bit and read the book...


Letter: Giving thanks for the Thrifty Shop

February 19, 2020

A few years ago my mother passed and the family had the arduous task of cleaning out the house for sale. It is such a terrible experience. You are in shock, sad and grieving, and...


Letter: Tell Cory Gardner to protect Colorado’s future

February 19, 2020

The future is looking grim. Coastal cities are already experiencing the effects of rising sea levels, Houston has “100-year” floods annually, and each summer seems to set heat records for Colorado. Studies predict there will...


School Views: Striving for distinction

February 19, 2020

We believe that Eagle County Schools can be a “District of Distinction.” All of the pieces are present to propel our district into the upper echelon of Colorado school districts. We have energetic and capable...






How to find the right REALTOR®

February 19, 2020

In today’s world, there are so many options at your fingertips with modern technology. It can be daunting to ensure the person you’re hiring to sell or buy a home is a savvy, trustworthy professional....