Roaring Fork man faces 18 charges in January mule deer poaching

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE – If the average male mule deer weighs around 200 pounds, and John Aaron Golman is convicted on all 18 criminal charges stemming from allegedly poaching four mule deer, he could face fines up to $442,250.That’s $552.81 per pound, and he didn’t even get to keep the meat. He also faces […]

Local skiers perform well at freestyle event in Vail

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Olivia Giaccio saved the best for last to win the Rocky Mountain Freestyle Spring Cool Down on Saturday at Vail. Conditions were challenging for the season-end event. The moguls were firm from overnight freeze, making the season-end event a rough ride. The field of more than 80 men and women […]

Local skiers perform well in freestyle event

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Olivia Giaccio saved the best for last to win the Rocky Mountain Freestyle Spring Cool Down this past Saturday at Vail. Conditions were challenging for the season end event. The moguls were firm from overnight freeze, making the season-end event a rough ride. The field of more than 80 men […]

Duck Pond Open Space completes recent upgrades

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County will celebrate the formal grand opening of the Duck Pond Open Space at 3 p.m. on April 22. While Duck Pond has been available for public use since 2011, recently completed improvements include a new boat ramp, parking area, driveway, picnic area and restroom. In addition, a […]

Duck Pond Open Space grand opening set for April 22

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County will celebrate the formal grand opening of the Duck Pond Open Space at 3 p.m. April 22. While Duck Pond has been available for public use since 2011, recently completed improvements include a new boat ramp, parking area, driveway, picnic area and restroom. In addition, a portion […]

Commissioners delay Edwards housing project

By randy wyrick EAGLE – The county commissioners postponed Eagle County’s first large-scale housing project in years.Trinity Development wants to build 70 apartments and townhouses in Edwards, with 19 units earmarked as affordable housing. The project would be located between the mobile home park on the south side of Highway 6 on four acres, between […]

State Patrol officer still recovering after being shot last year

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Eugene Hofacker isn’t back on patrol yet, but he’s still trying to help a couple of communities. Meanwhile, he’s still working to make himself whole again after being shot and badly wounded in May of 2014.Hofacker, a Colorado State Patrol trooper, was driving to Glenwood Springs with fellow officer […]

Eagle-Vail Golf Club set to open 10 holes by April 25

By Edward Stoner EAGLE-VAIL — The Eagle-Vail Golf Club has announced that its driving range and practice facility will open on Saturday for regular season play. Ten holes on the golf course will open on Saturday, April 25. The Devlin/Von Hagge designed course is one of the most affordable golfing opportunities in the Vail Valley.The […]

On the Hill with First Descents at Vail

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart reports from Eagle’s Nest at Vail Mountain with the First Descents organization in town for the weekend. MORE INFORMATION: First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults […]

Eagle-Vail Golf Club to open 10 holes by April 25

By Edward Stoner EAGLE-VAIL — The Eagle-Vail Golf Club has announced that its driving range and practice facility will open this Saturday for regular season play. Ten holes on the golf course will open on Saturday, April 25. The Devlin/Von Hagge designed course is one of the most affordable golfing opportunities in the Vail Valley.The […]