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 […]

Specialty dinners, new seminars added to Taste of Vail lineup

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — Taste of Vail organizers recently released two additional programs for the annual event, which runs through Sunday, April 3. A handful of specialty dinners also are offered throughout the festival at some of the resort’s best-known restaurants. SeminarsNew for this year’s event is the Tapas & Albarino Luncheon with Patrick […]

VIDEO: Blank canvas on Vail Mountain

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 Bun Bun Bowl on Vail Mountain, where the 5 inches of new snow Vail recorded this morning can be found untracked. Vail Daily reporter […]