Big scoring run lifts Glenwood vs. Huskies

By jon mitchell GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Battle Mountain boys basketball used its long-distance approach to take an early lead Friday night. The Glenwood Springs Demons made sure that lead was short-lived. Glenwood junior Cameron Horning finished with a game-high 21 points to pace the Demons, who used a big run spanning the second and third […]

Huskies hockey escapes Steamboat with 5-3 victory

By Chris Freud STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Last goal wins the game. The Battle Mountain High School hockey team came into Howelsen Ice Arena and narrowly held off a winless but hungry Steambaot Springs team Friday night to snag a win, the Huskies’ first since Dec. 13. Battle Mountain captain Tanner Crisofulli netted the go-ahead goal […]

Saints sweep past West Grand basketball

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Vail Christian girls basketball led West Grand, 32-26, at the half on Friday at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards. We repeat — at the half. This wasn’t the boys’ game, really. Vail Christian ladies are playing an up-tempo brand of hoops this season, and it resulted in a 69-63 […]

Vail Daily column: Fascinating facets

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. In Part 1, we learned that snow is always changing as it falls from the sky and then as it settles in our snowpack. Although we associate snow with cold, it actually acts as an important insulator for the ground and all of […]

Roots of Racing series: Ski racing for the crowds

By Edward Stoner This winter, Vail and Beaver Creek are hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for a third time. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum has opened its ski racing archives to tell stories that connect the dots between today’s spectacular made-for-TV competitions and their humble beginnings. This series will feature many of […]

Vail, mountain host huge holiday crowds

By Scott Miller VAIL — Most of us would agree that a massively busy Christmas holiday season was a good thing. An indication of just how good for business those two weeks were lies in a somewhat obscure agreement between the town of Vail, Vail Resorts and the U.S. Forest Service. In the 1990s, when […]

Vail Daily column: Should I make a winter buy for a summer ranch?

By Edward Stoner Dear Joan, My family and I came for another holiday vacation in Vail, and I have finally decided to pursue my dream of owning a small ranch property in Colorado. Of course the family would like the property to be within an hour of Vail and/or Beaver Creek. So, after searching the […]

(1)Holiday crowds stress facilities Vail, mountain, host huge holiday crowds

By Scott Miller VAIL — Most of us would agree that a massively busy Christmas holiday season was a good thing. An indication of just how good for business those two weeks were lies in a somewhat obscure agreement between the town of Vail, Vail Resorts and the U.S. Forest Service. In the 1990s, when […]

Local homebuilder, sportsman Sandy Treat passed Jan. 7

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Brooks Keith shakes a lot of hands — you do that when you’re the pastor of the local Episcopal Church. But he can still feel Sandy Treat’s handshake. So do many others. Treat — the son of 10th Mountain Division veteran Sandy Treat — died Jan. 7 after a […]