Winter Market & Holiday Fair returns to Eagle Friday, Saturday

By caramie schnell Forty days. Sorry to be Debbie Downer, but that’s how many days until Christmas. And unless you’ve gone the no-gifts, just-time route (and BRAVO, if so!) you likely have at least a few gifts left to buy. Enter the Winter Market & Holiday Fair taking place at the Eagle River Center in […]

Vail resident Jennie Iverson publishes her second cookbook, ‘Ski Town Apres Ski’

By caramie schnell A few decades ago, the words apres ski conjured up images of saucy chicken wings and a foamy Coors Light, or a simple hamburger flanked by a syrupy, neon green margarita. One look at “Ski Town Apres Ski,” the new cookbook by Vail resident Jennie Iverson, and it’s clear how much has […]

Palacios, Ruiz first-teamers for Eagle Valley

By Chris Freud They are the MVP and the MIP and the Slope learned that PDQ in 2014. Eagle Valley soccer juniors Aldo Palacios (Most Valuable Player) and Noel Ruiz (Most Improved Player) got their respective awards from their teammates this week. They also are first-team all-leaguers, as voted on by the coaches of the […]

Defenders highlight Huskies soccer winners

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — It was a different year for Battle Mountain soccer and that’s reflected in the Huskies postseason honors. Four of the five Battle Mountain honorees are defenders, and the fifth did actually spend some time on defense. This is not your older brother’s Huskies soccer, which always seemed to have some […]

Local security firm leading local businesses through preparation seminars

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Looks matter, especially when the world is watching. The 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships will be the second largest event Colorado has ever hosted, behind only the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, and the world will see us — hopefully at our best, Homeland Security’s Joe O’Keefe told a […]

Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 9

By scott miller Eagle County Gives has announced its support of Colorado Gives Day 2014 — an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving to Colorado charities. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period to “Give where you live” by making online donations to the hundreds […]

Annual food drive is Nov. 15

By scott miller VAIL — The annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive has been scheduled for Nov. 15 throughout Eagle County. Representatives from area law enforcement agencies, including the Vail, Eagle and Avon Police Departments and Colorado Mountain Express will be heading an effort to collect food at participating grocery stores between 10 a.m. and […]

It’s official: Van Beek is Eagle County’s new sheriff

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — This time for sure. Republican James van Beek is the new Eagle County sheriff. After a week of signature checking and scouring ballots, van Beek holds a 58 vote margin over Daric Harvey, and that will be enough, said Teak Simonton, Eagle County clerk and recorder. “I cannot express […]