Battle Mountain boys skiing wins state title

By Chris Freud SUMMIT COUNTY — Battle Mountain skiing put it all together again on Day 2 of the state ski meet, and the boys are bringing home their first state title since 2001.The alpine side did what it needed to do — a day after Sands Simonton edged teammate Quintin Cook for a giant-slalom […]

Battle Mountain boys skiing wins state

By Chris Freud SUMMIT COUNTY — Battle Mountain skiing put it all together again on Day 2 of the state ski meet and the boys are bringing home their first state title since 2001.The alpine side did what it needed to do — a day after Sands Simonton edged teammate Quintin Cook for a giant-slalom […]

Battle Mountain’s Morales in the hunt for the podium

By Chris Freud DENVER — This wrestling thing’s a lot easier when you don’t have the flu.Battle Mountain’s Freddy Morales made it to the Final Four of the 4A state wrestling tournament at 126 pounds.Entering at 38-4, Morales started his quest late Thursday night by downing Valor Christian’s Brennan Veen, 8-1. And Friday morning, Morales, […]

Vail Christian basketball sweeps North Park

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — It wasn’t exactly a Matisse or a Mondrian, but Vail Christian boys basketball will take it gladly.In what seemed like a theme for the evening, the Vail Christian lads slogged their way to a 46-35 win over North Park on Friday at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards.While the Saints […]

School open houses begin on Wednesday in Eagle County

By Randy Wyrick Eagle County schools will be hosting kindergarten and new student open houses beginning Wednesday, and continuing through the end of March.Schools have scheduled open house events during the daytime and evenings, in both English and Spanish. Parents of new kindergarten students will be able to complete most of the registration process online […]

Burton US Open next major event in valley

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Robert Purdy still hasn’t had time to catch his breath.Purdy is the general manager of the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The hotel at the base of the Beaver Creek ski area saw a lot of business over the two weeks of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. That […]

Vail bag ban moves forward

By scott miller Government trackerBoard: Vail Town Council, Feb. 17 evening meeting.Present: Jenn Bruno, Greg Moffet, Ludwig Kurz, Margaret Rogers, Dave Chapin, Dale Bugby, Mayor Andy Daly.• Issue: First reading of an ordinance banning single-use plastic grocery-store bags in Vail.How they voted: 4-3, with Kurz, Rogers, Chapin and Daly in favor; Bruno, Moffet and Bugby […]

U.S. Open next major event in valley

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Robert Purdy still hasn’t had time to catch his breath.Purdy is the general manager of the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The hotel at the base of the Beaver Creek ski area saw a lot of business over the two weeks of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. That […]

School open house begins

By Randy Wyrick Eagle County schools will be hosting kindergarten and new student open houses beginning Wednesday, and continuing through the end of March.Schools have scheduled open house events during the daytime and evenings, in both English and Spanish. Parents of new kindergarten students will be able to complete most of the registration process online […]

Accused embezzler denied probation in district court

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE – An admitted embezzler will not be granted probation, a District Court Judge ruled.Allison Butler-Coyle admitted stealing $122,884.26 from three local businesses. She has repaid $3,696.26 – 3 percent – since she was sentenced in Oct. 2013. Butler-Coyle asked the Judge Paul Dunkelman to change her sentence from community corrections, a […]