It’s a fabulous Fourth for fly-fishing in the Vail Valley

By Chris Freud

Every year in the Vail Valley, the week of the Fourth of July is an exciting time for local fly fishermen and this year is no exception. All of our area rivers and creeks are dropping and running clear. Insect hatches are thick and keeping trout feeding throughout the day. The options for anglers are endless and the fly fishing is great throughout central Colorado. Small high country creeks are now accessible for adventurous anglers seeking solitude and scenery while larger rivers are producing some of the best float fishing to be found anywhere in the West. Best of all, …

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Complete Davos Dash results

By Chris Freud

Beginner Women1. Sharon Seabury 25:492. Shauna Nelson 27:403. Gaja Wilson 28:094. Bayli McSpadden 28:435. Jennifer Weintraub 29:07 6. Zoe Livran 29:347. Natia Luck 30:328. Nancy Mires 31:359. Kristina Sappenfield 37:10 10. Becca Hendrick 55:51Beginner Men1. Cain Gipson 20:482. David Sanders-Kulesza 22:16 3. Andrew Rogers 22:294. Marcus Gore 23:235. Bryan Reveles 24:346. Nash Lucas 33:417. Michael Wheeler 36:278. Mitch Whiteford 37:18Sport 18 & Under Women1. Sydney Sappenfield 26:16Sport 18 & under Men1. Ben Kooiman 21:312. Blake Bathum 22:433. Brandon Hanson 22:594. Cheyenne Mendoza 23:10 5. Halsey Lucas 23:436. Austin Burt 24:077. Nathan Cook 24:168. Liam Clevenger 27:229. Michael Niemeyer 27:5310. Henry Heaydon 30:45Sport 19-34 Women1. Dana Walenta 25:592. Jennifer …

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It’s a fabulous Fourth for fly-fishing

By Chris Freud

Every year in the Vail Valley, the week of the Fourth of July is an exciting time for local fly fishermen and this year is no exception. All of our area rivers and creeks are dropping and running clear. Insect hatches are thick and keeping trout feeding throughout the day. The options for anglers are endless and the fly fishing is great throughout central Colorado. Small high country creeks are now accessible for adventurous anglers seeking solitude and scenery while larger rivers are producing some of the best float fishing to be found anywhere in the West. Best of all, …

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Complete Davois Dash results

By Chris Freud

Beginner Women1. Sharon Seabury 25:492. Shauna Nelson 27:403. Gaja Wilson 28:094. Bayli McSpadden 28:435. Jennifer Weintraub 29:07 6. Zoe Livran 29:347. Natia Luck 30:328. Nancy Mires 31:359. Kristina Sappenfield 37:10 10. Becca Hendrick 55:51Beginner Men1. Cain Gipson 20:482. David Sanders-Kulesza 22:16 3. Andrew Rogers 22:294. Marcus Gore 23:235. Bryan Reveles 24:346. Nash Lucas 33:417. Michael Wheeler 36:278. Mitch Whiteford 37:18Sport 18 & Under Women1. Sydney Sappenfield 26:16Sport 18 & under Men1. Ben Kooiman 21:312. Blake Bathum 22:433. Brandon Hanson 22:594. Cheyenne Mendoza 23:10 5. Halsey Lucas 23:436. Austin Burt 24:077. Nathan Cook 24:168. Liam Clevenger 27:229. Michael Niemeyer 27:5310. Henry Heaydon 30:45Sport 19-34 Women1. Dana Walenta 25:592. Jennifer …

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band coming to Vilar Center on Friday, July 1

By Ross Leonhart

BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek will host a performance of the 50th anniversary tour of country rock band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band today at 8 p.m. at the Vilar Performing Arts Center. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, which features Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, John McEuen and Bob Carpenter, is often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in country rock and American roots music, continues to add to its legendary status. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top-10 hits such as “Fishin’ in the Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles” and multiple Grammy and Country Music Association awards and nominations, …

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Explore outdoor activities, music, culture, dining and more in Edwards

By Krista Driscoll

EDWARDS — Summers in the Vail Valley are filled with bright-green backdrops, powder-blue skies and an abundance of outdoor activities, festivals and music. While your things-to-do-near-Vail search pops up with activities and events primarily in Vail, Minturn or Avon, it’s the often forgotten Edwards that is the locals’ hidden gem for summer amusement. With a population of just more than 10,000, Edwards has a small-town community spirit, which offers many noteworthy music, art, dining and recreational options that only require one thing: good old fashioned summertime fun. Outdoor activitiesJust about anywhere you go in Edwards, you will find numerous outdoor …

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Bravo! Vail announces After Dark concert series schedule

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — The Bravo! Vail After Dark annual series begins today, offering free nighttime concerts at local bars and breweries, including the Vail Ale House, Bonfire Brewing Taproom and Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. Designed to remove traditional barriers between artists and audiences while showcasing performances by cutting-edge artists, the concerts’ informal settings offers audiences a chance to interact with classical music in a more relaxed setting. • Today — Ellis Hall: Relax with friends at Vail Ale House, sip local craft beer, and listen just inches away from one of the most legendary, soul-searing R&B masters alive. Hall, renowned worldwide …

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RFTA closes portion of Rio Grande Trail due to mountain lion sightings

By Lauren Glendenning

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority has closed a portion of the Rio Grande Trail between Rock Bottom Ranch and the Catherine Store Bridge due to mountain lion activity.Facebook photos of three lion kittens were shared repeatedly Wednesday, causing some folks to head to the area in search of spotting them, said Brett Meredith, trails manager with the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority.Carbondale resident Ken Krehbiel, who took the photos while riding his bike on the trail, said he didn’t imagine that people would go looking for them. He said he posted the photos to alert people. He also noted in his …

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Cops: Moose charges woman walking dogs in Aspen

By Jason Auslander

A moose charged a woman walking her dogs near the Aspen Community Garden on Wednesday morning after the dogs startled the animal, and the moose came running toward her, police said. The woman was walking on a trail near the garden when two of her dogs, which were off-leash, ran toward the garden and out of sight, said Gretchen Born, supervisor of the Aspen Police Department’s community resource officers. “They came roaring out of there like wildfire, bringing the moose to her,” Born said. “She was startled.”With the moose charging toward her, the woman backed away and took off, she …

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VIDEO: New Game Creek canopy tour

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 Game Creek Bowl on Vail Mountain’s new zipline canopy tour, part of the resort’s recently unveiled Epic Discovery adventure. Vail Daily reporter John LaConte is riding a snowboard from Minturn-based Weston Backcountry in today’s video. LaConte uses a GoScope pole mount, get 20% off yours at Go-Scope.com by using promo code: vaildaily20 …

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