Early results: Americans take podium at World Fly Fishing Championships

By John LaConte VAIL – Preliminary results came in late Friday night and had the U.S. taking third, with Spain winning and France taking second in the 36th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships. In the individual standings, Americans Lance Egan and Pat Weiss took third and fourth, respectively, with Julien Daguillanes of France winning and […]

Battle Mountain Huskies run past Coal Ridge, 40-16

By Chris Freud NEW CASTLE — We don’t want to alarm anyone, but Battle Mountain football is 3-0.The Huskies seem to be patching lineups together every week, but to their credit, they getting it done as they did on Friday at Coal Ridge, beating the Titans, 40-16.“I think it shows their character and resiliency,” Huskies […]

Huskies run past Coal Ridge, 40-16

By Chris Freud NEW CASTLE — We don’t want to alarm anyone, but Battle Mountain football is 3-0.The Huskies seem to be patching lineups together every week, but to their credit, they getting it done as they did on Friday at Coal Ridge, beating the Titans, 40-16.“I think it shows their character and resiliency,” Huskies […]

Devils late surge leads to 1st win of season

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — The defense, a punt, a rollout and some extra effort delivered Eagle Valley a huge 21-7 win over Lutheran on Friday night at John Ramunno Field in Gypsum.After two gut-wrenching losses in the last three weeks, the Devils (1-2) are finally in the win column.It’s great to be playing a […]

Regional summer lodging nears fifth occupancy, revenue record

By scott miller DENVER — Occupancy and revenue for western destination mountain lodging properties continues to go from strength to strength for the summer of 2016 according to the most recent data released by the Denver-based DestiMetrics in its monthly Mountain Market Briefing. The summary includes hundreds of participating lodging properties at dozens of resorts […]

Rittenhouse river access coming soon

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — To the dismay of downvalley anglers, the Eagle River access at the Rittenhouse property in Gypsum has been barricaded for weeks. But the town of Gypsum hopes to reopen the access through a license agreement with the property owner.“It was a pretty good hit to our economy, especially with the […]

Vail Town Council ponders creating a drone ordinance

By scott miller VAIL — The Vail Town Council will review the first reading of an ordinance that would regulate the recreational use of unmanned aircraft systems, or more commonly called drones, within the town at its regular evening session on Tuesday. The discussion of Ordinance No. 21 is listed as action item 4.1 on […]

Vail council to consider drone ordinance

By scott miller VAIL — The Vail Town Council will review the first reading of an ordinance that would regulate the recreational use of unmanned aircraft systems, or more commonly called drones, within the town at its regular evening session on Sept. 20. The discussion of Ordinance No. 21 is listed as action item 4.1 […]