Cunningham murder trial goes to jury

By randy wyrick GEORGETOWN — A jury begins debating Tuesday morning whether Traci Cunningham murdered her mother, a former nun and school teacher.Traci is charged with driving Penelope Cunningham from Aurora to a remote spot 15.2 miles up Gypsum Creek Road and shooting her to death on Thanksgiving Day 2013.“Five shots into the body of […]

Traci Cunningham murder trial goes to the jury

By randy wyrick GEORGETOWN — A jury begins debating Tuesday morning whether Traci Cunningham murdered her mother, a former nun and school teacher.Traci is charged with driving Penelope Cunningham from Aurora to a remote spot 15.2 miles up Gypsum Creek Road and shooting her to death on Thanksgiving Day 2013.“Five shots into the body of […]

County, CDOT mull Edwards road project

By Melanie Wong EDWARDS — Homestead resident Tania Landauer remembers the time when the main Edwards intersection consisted of a stop sign, the Gas House and a gas station. On Thursday, she was looking at potential plans for the spot that could include a roundabout, new sidewalks and widened lanes, as Eagle County and the […]

Hundreds attend benefit for injured local freeskier Kailyn Forsberg

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — The Forsberg family is thankful they’re not going through this alone.More than 750 people showed up for Friday’s Caring for Kailyn event, hosted by the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.Kailyn Forsberg’s thought kept rolling around the heads, “Could you imagine going through this without friends?” No, and the Forsberg’s don’t have […]

On the Hill: Downhill skating Lake Creek

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill host John LaConte rides a Colorado Skateboards 32″ x 8.5″ skate deck down the beautiful hills of the Lake Creek area in Edwards. Filmed using a 2015 Garmin VIRB […]

Gypsum residents long for downtown development

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — When Gypsum residents envision their future, they would really, really like their community to feature a downtown.Gypsum’s leaders have released results from the Vision Gypsum’s Future Downtown Survey conducted earlier this year by participants of the Regional Institute of Health and Environmental Leadership program, in partnership with the town. When […]

Summer programs see biggest year yet

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — At the beginning of each summer, when the last bell rings and students head out of their classroom for the last time, teachers know that some kids won’t pick up a book or practice a single math skill the entire summer. While some head to summer camps or continue […]