Devils lax falls at Summit

By Chris Freud FARMER’S KORNER — Eagle Valley boys lacrosse hit a bump in the road on Tuesday afternoon, falling to Summit County, 7-5, at Tiger Stadium in Farmer’s Korner.Eagle Valley spent a good portion of the fourth quarter down a man due to penalties, and that generally catches up with a team in the […]

Huskies soccer opens with 6-0 win over Titans

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Battle Mountain girls soccer beating Coal Ridge, 6-0, on Tuesday night in Edwards in the season opener for both teams was surprising in two ways.First, regardless of the difference in classification — the Titans are 3A, while the Huskies are 4A — this has been a good game the last […]

Bringing Colorado history to life

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS – Every Colorado fourth grader studies Colorado history and its characters, which works out well because Colorado has lots of characters.These days, history instruction’s scope goes well beyond memorizing dates, facts, and events.Sure, dates and events are important because you can’t stand in front of a living room filled with adoring […]

Area snowpack close to historic norms

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — What feels like an up-and-down snow season has actually delivered a good bit of snow to the higher elevations. Still, we could use a bit more winter.A March 5 report from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, indicates that a two-week spell of wet, snowy weather across Colorado did wonders […]

Vail Daily obituary: Marc D. DesRosiers, 1972-2015

By Edward Stoner Marc David DesRosiers passed away unexpectedly near his home in Gypsum on Sunday morning. He was 42.An avid cyclist and runner, Marc’s greatest passions were his family, friends and living life to the fullest.DesRosiers was the founding partner of Optimum Events & Entertainment, a festival management company based out of Vail. Marc […]

SSCV freestyle team delivers in Telluride

By Chris Freud The Rocky Mountain Freestyle Divisional Championships were in Telluride with moguls on Saturday and dual moguls on Sunday. With a competitive field of Nor-Am athletes competing alongside a number of development level athletes, this divisional championship was also the last event for athletes to qualify for U.S. Freestyle Championships, adding another tier […]

SSCV Freestyle delivers in Telluride

By Chris Freud The Rocky Mountain Freestyle Divisional Championships were in Telluride with moguls on Saturday and dualmoguls on Sunday. With a competitive field of Nor-Am athletes competing alongside a number of development level athletes, this divisional championship was also the last event for athletes to qualify for U.S. Freestyle Championships, adding another tier of […]

Tippet Rise plan withdrawn

By scott miller EDWARDS — Peter and Cathy Halstead have withdrawn a land use application to create a small music education and performance facility near the top of Lake Creek.The Halsteads had applied to Eagle County for a special use permit for a facility called Tippet Rise. In a February meeting of the Eagle County […]

Moltzan golden at Jr. Worlds

By Chris Freud HAFJELL, Norway — Nearly perfect snow conditions on the first run led Minnesota native Paula Moltzan, now with Ski & Snowboard Club, to a gold medal in slalom on Monday at the 2015 FIS Alpine Junior World Championships on the 1994 Olympic venue of Hafjell, Norway, just outside Lillehammer. Moltzan’s win is […]