Palisade Bulldogs too much for Eagle Valley Devils

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Tanner Pratt’s abilities within the offense of Palisade’s football team has been on display all season, and that certainly didn’t change against Eagle Valley on Friday.Pratt found the end zone one a 15-yard reception and a 7-yard run during the first half, giving the Bulldogs an insurmountable lead from […]

Bulldogs overcome Eagle Valley

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Tanner Pratt’s abilities within the offense of Palisade’s football team has been on display all season, and that certainly didn’t change against Eagle Valley on Friday.Pratt found the end zone one a 15-yard reception and a 7-yard run during the first half, giving the Bulldogs an insurmountable lead from […]

Bulldogs too much for Eagle Valley

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Tanner Pratt’s abilities within the offense of Palisade’s football team has been on display all season, and that certainly didn’t change against Eagle Valley on Friday.Pratt found the end zone one a 15-yard reception and a 7-yard run during the first half, giving the Bulldogs an insurmountable lead from […]

Battle Mountain football wins on Senior Night

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Every senior class has its tale to tell, and then there’s Battle Mountain football’s Class of 2016.The seven, who finished out the home slate on Senior Night on Friday with a 52-12 romp of Coal Ridge in Edwards, went to football hell and back in Huskies’ black and gold in […]

Huskies football wins on Senior Night

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Every senior class has its tale to tell, and then there’s Battle Mountain football’s Class of 2016.The seven, who finished out the home slate on Senior Night on Friday with a 52-12 romp of Coal Ridge in Edwards, went to football hell and back in Huskies’ black and gold in […]

Mustangs rise to the moment, beat Saints

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — After the week’s events, it was reassuring that Vail Christian and West Grand went after it on Friday night in the usual fashion at John Ramunno Field in Gypsum.Just three days after their quarterback John David “J.D.” Guess died in an auto accident, the Mustangs took the field with a […]

Could Dowd Junction accommodate housing?

By scott miller MINTURN — While the upper valley is again in near-crisis mode for workforce housing, there aren’t a lot of options available. One of those options could be at Dowd Junction, eventually.The U.S. Forest Service office is handy to Interstate 70 and along an existing Eagle County transit route. But Meadow Mountain is […]

Kevin Kottenstette: ‘Education is a path out of poverty’

By Randy Wyrick Education is a path out of poverty, says Kevin Kottenstette, who has lived it and seen it.“I come from poverty, and I’m one of nine brothers and sisters. We rose out of poverty through education,” Kottenstette said. “Education is more than a tax-supported industry. It’s a path out of poverty.”Kottenstette is running […]

Could Dowd Junction hold housing?

By scott miller MINTURN — While the upper valley is again in near-crisis mode for workforce housing, there aren’t a lot of options available. One of those options could be at Dowd Junction, eventually.The U.S. Forest Service office is handy to Interstate 70 and along an existing Eagle County transit route. But Meadow Mountain is […]