Results from Vail Valor Races

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Here are the results from Monday’s Vail Valor Races:Marathon 1 Anne Staeheli 3:40:192 Robert Ranney 3:49:383 Kristin Burke 3:55:434 Othman Doubiany 4:05:295 Anita Fromm 4:07:376 David Jepson 4:09:187 Davis Johnson 4:18:138 Hector Reyes 4:20:159 Gitsel Rangel Serna 4:21:5310 Timothy Powell 4:34:1511 Retima Dangol 4:36:2012 Kenneth Lonnquist 4:46:2813 Johnny Ramos 4:46:5514 Michael Blanchette 4:46:5615 Molly Wagner 4:57:5516 Kate Wallerius 4:57:5617 Christian Freire 5:03:1418 Amanda Willoughby 5:10:4519 Kristen Bradley 5:17:3620 Tammy Massie 5:29:3021 Jake Hanks 5:29:4122 Cristina Rubio 6:04:4723 Matthew Iritani 6:16:1924 Tek Ung 6:50:4025 Loree Hoag 7:10:5026 Chuck Hachmeister 7:18:00 Half Marathon 1 Frank Holmes 1:29:542 Bre Anna Wallace 1:37:123 McKenna Douglas 1:38:064 Celeste Lorenzo 1:38:295 Heidi Bathum 1:40:406 Mark Kozlowski 1:42:577 Martin Almazan 1:43:148 Jennifer Schaffner 1:43:179 Julie Hagen 1:49:4610 Eric Van Meter 1:52:0411 Jeffrey Forbes 1:55:0012 Terry Sall 1:55:1713 Matthew Lafontaine 1:55:4414 Raju Katrodiya 1:56:0615 Katen Kapadia 1:56:2016 William …

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Results from Monday’s Valor Races

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Here are the results from Monday’s Valor Races in Vail:Marathon 1 Anne Staeheli 3:40:192 Robert Ranney 3:49:383 Kristin Burke 3:55:434 Othman Doubiany 4:05:295 Anita Fromm 4:07:376 David Jepson 4:09:187 Davis Johnson 4:18:138 Hector Reyes 4:20:159 Gitsel Rangel Serna 4:21:5310 Timothy Powell 4:34:1511 Retima Dangol 4:36:2012 Kenneth Lonnquist 4:46:2813 Johnny Ramos 4:46:5514 Michael Blanchette 4:46:5615 Molly Wagner 4:57:5516 Kate Wallerius 4:57:5617 Christian Freire 5:03:1418 Amanda Willoughby 5:10:4519 Kristen Bradley 5:17:3620 Tammy Massie 5:29:3021 Jake Hanks 5:29:4122 Cristina Rubio 6:04:4723 Matthew Iritani 6:16:1924 Tek Ung 6:50:4025 Loree Hoag 7:10:5026 Chuck Hachmeister 7:18:00 Half Marathon 1 Frank Holmes 1:29:542 Bre Anna Wallace 1:37:123 McKenna Douglas 1:38:064 Celeste Lorenzo 1:38:295 Heidi Bathum 1:40:406 Mark Kozlowski 1:42:577 Martin Almazan 1:43:148 Jennifer Schaffner 1:43:179 Julie Hagen 1:49:4610 Eric Van Meter 1:52:0411 Jeffrey Forbes 1:55:0012 Terry Sall 1:55:1713 Matthew Lafontaine 1:55:4414 Raju Katrodiya 1:56:0615 Katen Kapadia 1:56:2016 …

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Local Memorial Day ceremonies honor military, emergency responders

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Almost every Memorial Day ceremony includes a prayer for peace, because no one loves peace more than those who have survived war.Rabbi Joel Newman, commander in the Navy Chaplain Corps, was striking in his dress whites as he delivered that prayer Monday afternoon at Freedom Park in Edwards.Monday morning, Army Chaplain Rev. Jeremiah Harris prayed a similar prayer atop Tennessee Pass at the 10th Mountain Memorial.Life amid the deathSometimes, in the midst of all that abhorrent war, life happens.Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith fought with the 10th Mountain Division in World War II. Sen. Michael Bennet looked …

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Ski & Snowboard Club Vail three-peats as Club of Year

By John LaConte

VAIL ­— When the Palmer Glacier on Oregon’s Mount Hood saw a devastating melt last summer, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail had to improvise. For years, the club has been training there during August, renting out lanes, setting up gates and race training out of the Timberline Lodge facility. To be successful in ski racing, says Ski & Snowboard Club Vail coach Rob Worrell, you have to keep skiing, as often as possible. And with no Mount Hood glacier to train on, keeping kids skiing was a problem Worrell had to get creative with to solve. “It’s amazing, if you …

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Ski & Snowboard Club Vail 3-peats as Club of Year

By John LaConte

VAIL ­— When the Palmer Glacier on Oregon’s Mount Hood saw a devastating melt last summer, Ski Club Vail had to improvise. For years, the club has been training there during August, renting out lanes, setting up gates and race training out of the Timberline Lodge facility. To be successful in ski racing, says Ski & Snowboard Club Vail coach Rob Worrell, you have to keep skiing, as often as possible. And with no Mount Hood glacier to train on, keeping kids skiing was a problem Worrell had to get creative with to solve. “It’s amazing, if you try hard, …

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Camp Hale proposed as national landscape

By Randy Wyrick

CAMP HALE — The birthplace of the famed 10th Mountain Division is also the birthplace of Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, and Sen. Michael Bennet is trying to declare it a National Historic Landscape.Bennet made the announcement in front of 10th Mountain Division legends Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith, and a small crowd of their families and friends, amid the remains of Camp Hale’s recreation hall.Perry-Smith smiled, nodded at the senator and declared it “an excellent idea.”Perry-Smith was on Riva Ridge, a 1,500-foot climb the Nazis didn’t think could be done in the daylight. Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division climbed …

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Camp Hale proposed as national landmark

By Randy Wyrick

CAMP HALE — The birthplace of the famed 10th Mountain Division is also the birthplace of Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, and Sen. Michael Bennet is trying to declare it a National Historic Landscape.Bennet made the announcement in front of 10th Mountain Division legends Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith, and a small crowd of their families and friends, amid the remains of Camp Hale’s recreation hall.Perry-Smith smiled, nodded at the senator and declared it “an excellent idea.”Perry-Smith was on Riva Ridge, a 1,500-foot climb the Nazis didn’t think could be done in the daylight. Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division climbed …

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Camp Hale proposed as nation’s first National Historic Landscape

By Randy Wyrick

CAMP HALE — The birthplace of the famed 10th Mountain Division is also the birthplace of Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, and Sen. Michael Bennet is trying to declare it a National Historic Landscape.Bennet made the announcement in front of 10th Mountain Division legends Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith and a small crowd of their families and friends, amid the remains of Camp Hale’s recreation hall.Perry-Smith smiled, nodded at the senator and declared it “an excellent idea.”Perry-Smith was on Riva Ridge, a 1,500-foot climb the Nazis didn’t think could be done in the daylight. Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division climbed …

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Eagle County, Vail join climate advocacy group

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Vail and Eagle County have joined with seven other Colorado communities, from large to small and east to west, to push for more action to tackle climate change at the state and federal levels. Colorado Communities for Climate Action is this state’s first consortium to represent municipalities and counties in advocating state and federal actions providing the authorities with tools and policy frameworks that communities need to reduce heat-trapping emissions to meet local climate-protection goals and help stabilize our climate.The nine local governments serving as the founding members of the coalition are Eagle County, the town of …

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Vail, county join climate group

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Vail and Eagle County have joined with seven other Colorado communities, from large to small and east to west, to push for more action to tackle climate change at the state and federal levels. Colorado Communities for Climate Action is this state’s first consortium to represent municipalities and counties in advocating state and federal actions providing the authorities with tools and policy frameworks that communities need to reduce heat-trapping emissions to meet local climate-protection goals and help stabilize our climate.The nine local governments serving as the founding members of the coalition are Eagle County, the town of …

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