Celebrating the Class of 2015

By Randy Wyrick

Raymundo Rios CruzSchool: Battle Mountain High SchoolFavorite school moment from any year: Going on the hut trip for environmental science.Give a shout out: To my family and friends. Also to all the awesome teachers at BMHS.Summer plans: Work and enjoy the summer.Where are you headed this fall: Montana State University.If you’re leaving Eagle County what will you miss most: My family and friends.In 10 years you’ll be: I will be a computer programmer.Favorite class you took: AP English literature and composition.Class you wish had been offered: All the classes that I wanted were offered throughout all four years.Kara GreveSchool: Battle …

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Tots in the Garden kicks off Tuesday at Eagle-Vail Community Garden

By caramie schnell

EAGLE-VAIL — The Eagle-Vail Community Gardens second annual Tots In The Garden program, open to all Vail Valley children between the ages of 3 and 7, begins Tuesday. The program takes place select Tuesdays this summer.“We started this program last year and had so much fun with it,” said Christy Beidel, president of the community garden. “The kids had a great time not only learning about how food grows, but actually growing it in their own ‘tot garden.’ And we had a great time watching them get so into it and excited about it. We’re really looking forward to another …

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‘Ten Days on the Colorado!’ photo contest kicks off July 3

By caramie schnell

This July the photographers of the Vail Valley Art Guild Photographers (VVAGP) will participate in a competition called “Ten Days on the Colorado!” All of their photos must be taken along the Colorado River Road (Eagle County Road 301) any allowed side roads, and hiking trails from North of I-70 at Exit 134 and west of where the Colorado River Road joins U.S. Hwy 131. The photos must be taken from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 12. Only one photo may be entered by each photographer.The juror for the competition will be renowned Colorado photographer John Fielder who will …

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Outdoor adventures near Eagle County

By caramie schnell

For many Eagle County residents and visitors alike, there’s nothing that gets their heart pumping quite like a knee-deep powder day. In the warmer months, adrenaline junkies might hike one of the states 58 peaks that top 14,000 feet, or take to the rapids in a kayak or raft to get their kicks. If you want to pack even more thrills into the summer of 2015, consider one of these Colorado attractions. Did you know you can walk across a ropes course 65 feet in the air in Salida? Or that Canon City is home to North America’s highest zipline …

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