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 […]

Fourth-graders going for a walk in the 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 […]

Fourth-graders going for a walk in the 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 […]

Police searching for theft suspect involved in 3 heists

By Ross Leonhart BEAVER CREEK — Police are asking for help identifying a suspect linked to three separate thefts of items totaling $5,371.On April 24, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of three stolen items from sportswear store Kjus in Beaver Creek Village. Later that day, deputies received another report of several […]

There’s something about Myreh

By John LaConte It was supposed to be the bookend on a dream season on Vail Mountain, but for ski instructor Myreh Luallen, Closing Day turned into a nightmare. No one is certain what happened, but when local Brian Little found her, it looked like she had hit a fence post.“She was in a bad […]

Police searching for theft suspect

By Ross Leonhart BEAVER CREEK — Police are asking for help identifying a suspect linked to three separate thefts of items totaling $5,371.On April 24, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of three stolen items from sportswear store Kjus in Beaver Creek Village. Later that day, deputies received another report of several […]

Vail Recreation District set to elect directors Tuesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Recreation District’s special district election takes place on Tuesday. Voters will elect two directors to the district’s board to serve a four-year term.The polling place election will take place at the Grand View Room on the third floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center from 7 a.m. to 7 […]

Vail Recreation District electing directors Tuesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Recreation District’s special district election takes place on Tuesday. Voters will elect two directors to the district’s board to serve a four-year term.The polling place election will take place at the Grand View Room on the third floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center from 7 a.m. to 7 […]