‘Footgolf’ available at Eagle-Vail Golf Club

By Edward Stoner EAGLE-VAIL — The Eagle-Vail Golf Club announced that it has opened the Willow Creek Par 3 Course to introduce the newest sport to hit the Vail Valley, footgolf, a combination of soccer and golf. Eagle-Vail is only the fifth golf course to introduce the sport in Colorado. According to the American Footgolf […]

On the Hill: Cliff Jumping in Summit

By John LaConte On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday. Today’s activity: Mountain Biking down Vail Mountain’s Radio Flyer trail [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/104100911″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot with […]

Huskies make a splash at pre-state

By Chris Freud COLORADO SPRINGS — Battle Mountain boys cross-country is back. OK, the Huskies really didn’t go anywhere. They’ve been doing their thing the last few seasons, but there’s a tradition of winning when it comes to Battle Mountain running, and the guys have struggled the last few years. The Battle Mountain boys finished […]

Devils spikers win opener

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — The best healing is just playing, and if you’re playing, hey, winning’s better than losing. Eagle Valley volleyball took care of Grand Junction Central, 25-11, 25-13, 25-23, to open 2014 in as fine a style as could be imagined. Without making a melodrama out of this, the Devils were […]

Jens Voigt caught at end of Stage 4

By Chris Freud COLORADO SPRINGS — Jens Voigt made the kind of breakaway he’s become known for on Thursday in Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge, taking off after summiting the climb at the Garden of the Gods on lap three of the four-lap circuit in an audacious attempt to win a stage in […]

How to continue having an epic fly-fishing season

By Chris Freud It has been an epic season of fly fishing in the Vail Valley area this summer. The Eagle River had a nice, long float season and excellent dry fly-fishing. On the Colorado, trout numbers seem to be up and, despite higher than average flows, the fishing was great. The same scenario played […]

Gas leak causes evacuation in Avon

By Edward Stoner AVON — A gas leak caused the evacuation of three people from an apartment complex in Avon on Thursday. At about 3:15 p.m., the Eagle River Fire Protection District responded to the report of a high-pressure gas leak at 288 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. in Avon. Only 10 of the units were […]

Galer joins Alpine Resort Real Estate

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — Laddie Clark, president of Alpine Resort Real Estate, has announced the addition of Randy Galer as a full-time associate broker to their real estate team. Galer is originally from Enid, Okla., and earned his bachelor’s degree in organizational management from John Brown University in Arkansas. He brings over 25 […]

Dr. Steadman’s replacement already in place

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Steve Singleton likes sports and he wanted to work with his hands and with people who worked like a team. The occasional mental challenge would also be great. So naturally he fell into a career as an orthopedic surgeon. Now he’s the new surgeon at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute […]

Real estate market continues comeback

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The local real estate market this year is continuing its climb back to health. And the market in Vail may be about ready to heat up to an active simmer, if not a full boil. Land Title Guarantee Co. recently released its tracking data of the local real estate […]