Devils stun Delta, 8-5

By Chris Freud DELTA — Down goes Delta. Down goes Delta.Eagle Valley baseball got one of its biggest wins in years, taking down Delta, 8-5, on the road on Tuesday afternoon.The Devils had lost 12 straight to the Panthers, dating back to April 11, 2008.“It’s amazing,” catcher Eric Boyd said. “It feels great to beat […]

The report card for Lindsey and Mikaela

By Chris Freud Yes, there is still technically one week left in the season for the US. Ski Team with the national championships in Sugarloaf, Maine, later this week, but those races are really for the up-and-comers.Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin and others will race — technically Mikaela is the defending giant slalom national champ — […]

Schools could get short-changed in budget battle

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — State lawmakers will have nearly $50 million more in tax revenue than they thought they’d have, but local schools probably won’t see much of it.The Colorado Legislative Council and Office of State Planning and Budgeting released their March revenue forecasts, saying they show continued strong economic growth.Legislative Council chief […]

Buck Creek proposal clears hurdle

By John LaConte AVON — A plan to rezone land for a medical center and public safety facility received initial approval last week, but just barely.After listening to concerns from local residents during a public hearing on the issue, Avon Planning and Zoning commissioners deliberated strenuously over whether they should give their recommendation to the […]

Vail Valley’s first women’s cycling club gets underway

By Melanie Wong AVON — You may be seeing a new group of riders on the roads and trails of Eagle County this summer, and if they’re wearing their brightly-colored, eye-catching kits, you definitely won’t miss them.They’re the Vail Valley Vixens, and organizers of the new all-women cycling club hope it will attract lady cyclists […]

Eagle open space trails set to open April 1, two weeks early

By Melanie Wong EAGLE — The town of Eagle open space department recently announced that with the warm spring, the town’s open space trails will open two weeks early. After consulting with the Division of Parks and Wildlife, and due to the generally dry trail conditions, the town will open all trails on April 1 […]

Eagle trails to open April 1

By Melanie Wong EAGLE — The town of Eagle open space department recently announced that with the warm spring, the town’s open space trails will open two weeks early. After consulting with the Division of Parks and Wildlife, and due to the generally dry trail conditions, the town will open all trails on April 1 […]

Vail to host construction meeting Wednesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — An overview of spring construction projects in Vail will be presented during the town’s annual construction season kick-off meeting from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Donovan Pavilion, 1600 S. Frontage Road. Contractors, architects, merchants, residents and others with an interest in the upcoming construction projects are encouraged to attend. […]

Was Fed meeting prelude to rate hike?

By scott miller The lead-up to and aftermath of last week’s Federal Reserve meeting, along with the zigzagging price of oil, sent stocks on yet another wild ride. Both finished on the upswing, and the NASDAQ climbed to a 15-year peak, just 23 points from breaking the all-time high that has long seemed unattainable. The […]

Crazy Mountain Brewing Company in Edwards celebrates Colorado Craft Beer Week

By caramie schnell EDWARDS — In celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week, Crazy Mountain Brewery will host a series of events Wednesday through Saturday.On Wednesday, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company will host a beer and cheese pairing from 5-8 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person and you receive four beer styles expertly paired with four international […]