Track and field results for Huskies, Devils and Saints

By Chris Freud Battle MountainWarrior InvitationalBoys1,600 — 3. Alexis Aguirre, 4:40.61; 6. Jake Borel, 4:46.84.110 hurdles — 2. Demetrius Parrish, 15.72.300 hurdles — 2. Demetrius Parrish, 40.99.1,600 — 8. Battle Mountain, 3:38.773,200 — 3. Battle Mountain 8:20.01High jump — T3. Chance Archuleta and Demetrius Parrish, 5-8.Long jump — 7. Demetrius Parrish, 19-4.Shot put — 7. […]

March real estate sales in valley bounce back

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — After a shaky start to the calendar year, real estate sales across the Vail Valley rebounded in March, according the market analysis done by Land Title Guarantee Co.The month of March doubled February’s sale volume with nearly $160 million. Transactions nearly doubled also, with 145 sales in March.“I think […]

March real estate sales bounce back

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — After a shaky start to the calendar year, real estate sales across the valley rebounded in March, according the market analysis done by Land Title Guarantee Co.The month of March doubled February’s sale volume with nearly $160 million. Transactions nearly doubled also, with 145 sales in March.“I think what […]

Vail Lax Jam heads downvalley this year

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — Attracting hundreds of 8- to 14-year-old boys and girls from all over the state, the 2016 Vail Lax Jam hits town next weekend. Tournament play will take place next Saturday and Sunday in Edwards, Eagle and Gypsum. The tournament has been taking place for a while here in Eagle […]

Sheriff’s Office looking into graffiti mischief

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE-VAIL — There won’t be any “HAHA” or “LOL” if the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office catches the person involved in criminal mischief incidents involving graffiti during the past year.“Basically to us, they look like they’re from the same person because we’re finding the same style, colors and words in various places,” said […]

The first look at state track and field qualifying

By Chris Freud Weather continues to plague the spring sports season, but that does not slow the track and field calendar.Battle Mountain’s trip to Valor Christian on Friday was postponed until Monday by snow, but the fact remains that there are only two weeks left in the regular season, only two more weeks to qualify […]

Vail Valley fundraising effort nets trail help

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — A reduced budget and limited personnel makes 2.3 million acres of White River National Forest a challenge for the U.S. Forest Service rangers to maintain.After watching this national trend for the past couple of years and seeing how other areas across the country attempt to cope with it, the […]

Fourth-graders going for a walk in our national park

By Ross Leonhart VAIL — For some fourth-graders at June Creek Elementary School, the annual overnight field trip to the Colorado National Monument can be a daunting experience away from home.“It’s a scary thing the first night,” said Thomas van Cleave, a fourth-grade teacher at June Creek and a member of SOS Outreach. “By the […]