Vail Mountain School soccer keeps rolling

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — If you score three goals, then fans usually throw their hats onto the playing surface.Sorry, it was too cold during the Vail Mountain School’s 6-0 win over Vail Christian on Thursday at Bandoni Alumni Field in East Vail.Emma Hall and Sydney Sappenfield, sans chapeaux, did the honors as the […]

Vail Mountain School soccer keeps rolling along

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — If you score three goals, fans usually throw their hats onto the playing surface.Sorry, it was too cold during the Vail Mountain School’s 6-0 win over Vail Christian on Thursday at Bandoni Alumni Field in East Vail.Emma Hall and Sydney Sappenfield, sans chapeaux, did the honors as the Gore […]

VIDEO: Vail trees good as it gets

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 correspondent John LaConte reports from the Old Nine Line on Vail Mountain, where the 10 inches of snow Vail has recorded over the last 48 hours can be found […]

Steve Lewis teaches nuance of real olive oil at Taste of Vail seminar

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — Steve Lewis is all about olive oil. He can differentiate between the tastes, the smells, how you should cook with it, how it should be stored, etc.“Olive oil smells like vegetables, it smells like fruit,” Lewis said enthusiastically. “It’s very clean, it’s very fresh-smelling. And it’s very vibrant. A lot […]

Battle Mountain baseball stuns Montrose, 6-5

By Chris Freud EAGLE — The end is near, and it’s a good thing. Embrace the apocalypse, people.Battle Mountain baseball beat Montrose, 6-5, on Wednesday at the Eagle County Fairgrounds. (By the way, this is not a premature Vail Daily April Fools story. This really happened.)This would be Huskies baseball’s biggest win since, well, there’s […]

Kids quiz candidates

By scott miller GYPSUM — Town Council candidates usually face the public in various forums before election day. Tuesday, most of the candidates for the Gypsum Town Council and the Eagle Town Board met some young potential voters.Eagle Valley High School teacher Weston Gleiss pulled most of this year’s senior class into the school’s auditorium […]

Red Cliff election is Tuesday

By Ross Leonhart RED CLIFF — When residents head to the poll at Town Hall on Tuesday, they will see one name on the ballot for mayor and six names for four board of trustees seats. But some candidates have pulled out, according to Barb Smith, the town’s administrator and clerk.Since the ballots had to […]

Local schools face $12M maintenance shortfall

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Local school buildings need at least $12 million in repairs right now, and that number could quadruple if the repairs are postponed much longer, say Eagle County School District officials.When the state slashed school funding beginning in 2010, the local school board was forced to cut $14 million and […]

Four vie for spots on the Gypsum Town Council

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — Voters here have a short list of candidates to select in the April 5 Gypsum Town Council election, with four candidates seeking three available seats. Here’s a look at those candidates, thanks to their responses to emailed questions.Beric ChristiansonOccupation: Retired financial and retail real estate executive. Also, had positions as […]