Nash is golden as Huskies nip Sailors, 2-1, in Edwards

By Chris Freud

EDWARDS — Battle Mountain girls soccer is two games clear of the field in the 4A Slope after a thriller of a 2-1 overtime victory over Steamboat Springs on Tuesday in Edwards.The Huskies’ Logan Nash scored with 3:31 left in the first overtime, keeping the Huskies (6-0 in the league) ahead of Eagle Valley (6-2), Steamboat (5-2) and Palisade (3-2).Nash broke in on a superb pass from Emily Cope. Nash drew out Sailors keeper Ocoee Wilson, tapped it by her and then had the open net.“I figured she would (come out),” Nash said. “You just have to get a touch …

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Battle Mountain lacrosse rolls past VMS, 18-1

By Chris Freud

EAST VAIL — Battle Mountain boys lacrosse shook off the rust quickly in an 18-1 win at the Vail Mountain School on Tuesday.With the Huskies’ game at Summit County last week snowed out — naturally — Battle Mountain hadn’t played for 10 days. It turned out fine.Cole Delain, Wyatt Dilling, Clayton Davis, Michael Lange, Kevin Nichols, Mac Kelsall, Jeremy Sforzo, Jack Nichols and Charlie Morrow all scored for the Huskies (5-0).The result between the county rivals is understandable since this is VMS’ first year as a Mountain Conference varsity team, while the Huskies have been at this for a while.“VMS …

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Huskies lax rolls past VMS

By Chris Freud

EAST VAIL — Battle Mountain boys lacrosse shook off the rust quickly in an 18-1 win at the Vail Mountain School on Tuesday.With the Huskies’ game at Summit County last week snowed out — naturally — Battle Mountain hadn’t played for 10 days. It turned out fine.Cole Delain, Wyatt Dilling, Clayton Davis, Michael Lange, Kevin Nichols, Mac Kelsall, Jeremy Sforzo, Jack Nichols and Charlie Morrow all scored for the Huskies (5-0)The result between the county rivals is understandable since this is VMS’ first year as a Mountain Conference varsity team, while the Huskies have been at this for a while.“VMS …

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Driver arrested in road rage shooting near Vail

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — Two people are in custody following a violent road rage shooting incident on eastbound Interstate 70 on Tuesday. At 8:49 a.m., the driver of a blue 2004 BMW 325i contacted the Vail Public Safety Communications Center to report he was actively involved in an ongoing road rage incident with the driver of a 2007 white Mitsubishi Outlander. A records search confirmed the Mitsubishi had been reported stolen in New Mexico. The incident reportedly began earlier in Glenwood Canyon and escalated in Vail when one driver displayed and fired a handgun. Both drivers continued eastbound on Interstate 70 over …

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Drivers arrested in road rage shooting

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — Two people are in custody following a violent road rage shooting incident on eastbound Interstate 70 on Tuesday. At 8:49 a.m., the driver of a blue 2004 BMW 325i contacted the Vail Public Safety Communications Center to report he was actively involved in an ongoing road rage incident with the driver of a 2007 white Mitsubishi Outlander. A records search confirmed the Mitsubishi had been reported stolen in New Mexico. The incident reportedly began earlier in Glenwood Canyon and escalated in Vail when one driver displayed and fired a handgun. Both drivers continued eastbound on Interstate 70 over …

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On the Hill: Slush, sun, fun at Vail

By John LaConte

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the bottom of Vail Mountain, which is being enjoyed by skiers and snowboarders for its slushy conditions and pond skimming opportunities. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 8″ new snow in the last week CONDITIONS: Partly cloudy SNOWCAST: Colorado meteorologist Joel Gratz says there’s a chance of snow Thursday afternoon and Friday. …

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April Fool: Championships back for 2016!

By scott miller

The 2015 World Ski Championships went so well that the event will come back to Beaver Creek and Vail in 2016.“Come on, you guys,” Vail Valley Foundation President Ceil Folz told a disbelieving Vail Town Council today.“We can do this. We’ve already raised,” she said, pulling out her wallet and finding coins in her jeans jacket pocket, “ah, $2.55.”Mayor Daly pledged to match it on the condition all the 2016 races will be held in Vail this time, with the implication that the Foundation could forget about his $2.55 otherwise.The entire audience at the standing-room-only special session began passing the …

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April Fool: Freak sinkhole swallows Vail town hall

By scott miller

VAIL — It’s not true that the earth was still cooling when Pam Brandmuffin started work here. But 35 years is a long, long — really, really, long — time. But the earth got the last word in Vail today.Brandmuffin announced her retirement recently, and today was her last day on the job. People in Vail have long known that when Brandmuffin left, her long — very, very long — experience would leave a void in what people call the “institutional memory” of the town. That void took form when Brandmuffin walked out the door for the last time. Vail …

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The James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinner stops in Vail April 10

By caramie schnell

Colorado has hosted a handful of James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinners over the years, all at notable establishments: five in Crested Butte for the town’s wine and food festival; one at Oak in Boulder; and four in Denver, at the Brown Palace, Linger, Lola and ChoLon Bistro. This month will mark the first-ever Vail event. On April 10, Larkspur Restaurant will host a handful of mostly Colorado guest chefs. Three Vail chefs — Paula Turner, the executive chef at Larkspur, along with Kelly Liken of Restaurant Kelly Liken and Brian Busker of Matsuhisa — will be joined by Hosea …

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April Fool: Vail purchases Perisher under “break it, buy it” policy

By scott miller

BLOOMIN’ ONION — Vail Resorts Monday announced it had bought its first international resort — the Perisher Ski Resort in Australia. The sellers are still laughing.Apparently, a gullible Vail Resorts executive was taken in by his Aussie hosts on a visit last month, and a multi-million-dollar deal was completed shortly thereafter.The executive — who wasn’t John Garnsey — was driving toward the base area when he ran over a wandering kangaroo.“The damn thing just jumped out in front of me — there wasn’t anything to do but hit it,” the executive who really, really, isn’t John Garnsey said. “The poor …

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