Can tire law help traffic flow?

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Most of us know that Colorado has a “chain law” for trucks, and passenger cars, but what does that mean? Diane Mitsch Bush hopes a bill she’s co-sponsoring can help clear up that confusion.Mitsch Bush, a Democrat who represents Eagle and Routt counties in the Colorado Legislature, along with Republican Rep. Bob Rankin of Carbondale, are sponsoring a bill that would help clarify just what the chain law means for motorists. The bill has already passed two of its three necessary steps to clear the state’s House of Representatives. If passed there, the bill would go to …

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Comments sought about Colorado River permits

By Edward Stoner

KREMMLING — The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is seeking public comment regarding 10 new commercial special recreation permit applications and five permit modifications for the Upper Colorado River Corridor and surrounding areas within Grand, Eagle and Summit counties.The bureau accepted permit applications for specific niches from June 1 to Dec. 31. The bureau ranks permit applications using specific criteria, including type and quality of customer service, experience, business plan and overall quality of the application. New permit applications under consideration are:• Trout Trickers (float fishing).• Fly Fishing Outfitters (float fishing).• Fish on Colorado (float fishing).• Colorado Wilderness …

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Eagle County Republicans elect officers

By Edward Stoner

AVON — Eagle County Republicans held their election of officers Feb 12 at the Avon Library.With seven seats up for election, Kaye Ferry was once again elected as chairman, John Rosenfeld as first vice chair, Melissa Kellogg Leuck second vice chair, Brian Davis third vice chair and Max Schmidt as fourth vice chair, Jennifer Woolley as secretary and Katherine Paisen Senn as treasurer. All of these individuals will serve two-year terms.District captains were also appointed and they are: District 1, Randy Milhoan; District 2, Mike Matthias; District 3, Peter Machecknie; District 4, Matt Dannals; District 5, Buddy Shipley; District 6, …

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Comments sought on Colorado River permits

By Edward Stoner

KREMMLING — The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is seeking public comment regarding 10 new commercial special recreation permit applications and five permit modifications for the Upper Colorado River Corridor and surrounding areas within Grand, Eagle and Summit counties.The bureau accepted permit applications for specific niches from June 1 to Dec. 31. The bureau ranks permit applications using specific criteria, including type and quality of customer service, experience, business plan and overall quality of the application. New permit applications under consideration are:• Trout Trickers (float fishing).• Fly Fishing Outfitters (float fishing).• Fish on Colorado (float fishing).• Colorado Wilderness …

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Five local races named to Junior Worlds team

By Chris Freud

PARK CITY, Utah — Five local racers are on their way to the 2015 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships next month in Hafjell, Norway, the U.S. Ski Team announced on Friday.Paula Moltzan, Katharine Irwin, Nina O’Brien, Alex Leever and Florian Szwebel will all be on hand for the Junior Championships in Norway March 6-13.The annual FIS Alpine World Junior Championships provide a unique opportunity for the best 16-20 year-olds of the skiing world to compete together. The event is also designed to serve as a test event for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer.Moltzan, originally from Minnesota, …

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Five locals on Jr. Worlds team

By Chris Freud

PARK CITY, Utah — Five local racers are on their way to the 2015 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships next month in Hafjell, Norway, the U.S. Ski Team announced on Friday.Paula Moltzan, Katharine Irwin, Nina O’Brien, Alex Leever and Florian Szwebel will all be on hand for the Junior Championships in Norway March 6-13.The annual FIS Alpine World Junior Championships provide a unique opportunity for the best 16-20 year-olds of the skiing world to compete together. The event is also designed to serve as a test event for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer.Moltzan, originally from Minnesota, …

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Town Race Series results

By Chris Freud

Individual resultsWomen’s Alpine 1 Sarah Schleper 35.892 Elena Rogers 38.453 Angela Kettenger 38.764 Marta Wolfe 38.975 Erika Ghent 39.646 Julie Ann Connery 44.347 Natasha Loyd 48.048 Nicole Martin 50.719 Kirsten Zeller 01:02.09Women’s Telemark 1 Gerlinda Debie 55.982 Tracey Head 56.11 Women’s Snowboard 1 Christy Callier 01:08.042 Lyndsey Rulapaugh 01:08.723 Angela Muzic 01:09.774 Angela Werner 01:10.87 Men’s Pro Alpine 1 Sean Delaney 34.552 Robby Zehner 35.103 David Graebel 35.594 Steve Jones 37.345 John Rice 37.516 Jake Schwaiger 37.857 Mitch Sturde 38.408 Jim Glendining 39.029 Chris Wirkler 39.3610 Ainsworth Moncrieffe 43.5711 Nate Smith 43.7012 Andy Linger 53.49Men’s Sport Alpine 1 Steve Wallace 38.752 Nick Foster 39.833 Eric Lee 39.964 Paul Sender 40.035 Wolfgang Sauter 40.986 Randy Braden 44.287 Don Shaffer 45.458 Michael Chaney 45.559 Shawn Ellenbaum 45.8410 Darrel Chaver 47.4411 Mike Evans 48.9012 Tom Clinton 48.9513 Thomas McGarry 50.8714 Dan Pierce 51.1615 Robert Rothenberg 51.84Men’s Telemark 1 Jake Wurth 50.502 …

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SSCV Nordic team wins Colorado Cup

By Chris Freud

It’s been an exciting couple weeks for the Nordic Team at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV), as its athletes have been preparing for and competing in the Rocky Mountain Junior National Qualifier Series.That hard work paid off as they clinched the Colorado Cup title, taking first place out of 11 teams more than 1,300 points ahead of second-place Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Fifty-two SSCV Nordic competitors were on hand at the final qualifier event that earned them the Cup.“I am thrilled for the depth of our team with athletes anywhere from 7 years old to 19 years old …

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SSCV Nordic wins Colorado Cup

By Chris Freud

It’s been an exciting couple weeks for the Nordic Team at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV), as its athletes have been preparing for and competing in the Rocky Mountain Junior National Qualifier Series.That hard work paid off as they clinched the Colorado Cup title, taking first place out of 11 teams more than 1,300 points ahead of second-place Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Fifty-two SSCV Nordic competitors were on hand at the final qualifier event that earned them the Cup.“I am thrilled for the depth of our team with athletes anywhere from 7 years old to 19 years old …

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Vail Valley Bizwatch: Eagle Auto Consignment is locally owned dealership

By scott miller

• Business name: Eagle Auto Consignment.• Location: 106 Grand Ave., Eagle.• Date opened: 2010.• Owner: Trevor Theelke.• Contact info: Call 970-331-0789, email eagleautoconsignment@gmail.com, or go www.eagleautoconsignment.com. • What goods or services do you provide? Eagle Auto Consignment is a locally-owned car dealership that buys, sells, trades and consigns vehicles. Buying and selling your vehicles can be an enormous hassle and a drain on your precious time. Eagle Auto Consignment, with our wide array of marketing strategies and hands-on approach, takes the stress and the time-strain off of your shoulders and provides a convenient and comfortable way to sell your car, truck, trailer, …

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