Yes, we’re doing this again: Not so fast, Rockies fans

By Chris Freud Chill the heck out.Yes, this is what seems like our annual spring missive to Colorado Rockies fans.Of course, they’re 7-2, and, more stunningly, 6-0 on the road. Here we go. Get ready for Rocktober.Nope.Maybe it’s the football mentality of Colorado — because the Broncos remain the undisputed sporting kings of this state […]

Vail Resorts issues reminders for Closing Day

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain will close out the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season on Sunday. All operating lifts and decks will close for the season at 4 p.m. and public restrooms will close at 4 p.m. Vail Ski Patrol will detonate a series of avalanche explosives to signal the end of the […]

Snowmass man’s girls in U.S. from Argentina after custody fight (video)

By RANDY ESSEX The daughters of a Snowmass man who have been the focus of a years-long international custody battle are back in the United States.“The girls are doing great and so happy,” Dennis Burns posted Friday on a Facebook page dedicated to the return of his daughters Victoria, 8, and Sophia, 6, to the […]

Vail wraps up successful winter season

By Melanie Wong VAIL — As Vail Mountain closes this weekend, revelers will be celebrating another year of skiing and riding, while shops, hotels and restaurants will be celebrating what proved to be a very successful year of business.Many restaurants and hotels reported a strong season, boosted by events such as the 2015 FIS Alpine […]

Vail wraps up successful season

By Melanie Wong VAIL — As Vail Mountain closes this weekend, revelers will be celebrating another year of skiing and riding, while shops, hotels and restaurants will be celebrating what proved to be a very successful year of business.Many restaurants and hotels reported a strong season, boosted by events such as the 2015 FIS Alpine […]

Local event set to feature drug-free 4/20 alternative

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Local authorities are taking their fourth annual stand against a day designated for smoking dope and are offering a drug-free alternative.Don’t Get Tied Up With Drugs is a drug-free alternative to 4/20. April 20 has become a day to celebrate and smoke marijuana in defiance of the law and […]

Local event to feature drug-free 4/20 alternative

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Local authorities are taking their fourth annual stand against a day designated for smoking dope, and are offering a drug-free alternative.Don’t Get Tied Up With Drugs is a drug-free alternative to 4/20. April 20 has become a day to celebrate and smoke marijuana in defiance of the law and […]

Rifle water tank near failure

By Ryan Hoffman RIFLE — With the city’s largest water storage tank on the verge of failing, a catastrophic event that would leave Rifle essentially waterless, City Council on Wednesday signed off on a surcharge to help pay for repairs and the construction of a new tank.Starting Oct. 1, bill payers will notice an additional […]

Utah man charged with homicide after woman hit at party dies

By Staff Reports SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors have filed a homicide charge against a man accused of punching a woman at a New Year’s Eve party, causing a head injury that killed her days later. Alcario Archuleta-Valdez appeared in Bountiful court Wednesday on a felony criminal homicide by assault charge. Police say the 34-year-old […]

12 injured in bus crash on I-70 near DIA

By Staff Reports AURORA — Authorities say 12 people have been injured, two of them critically, after a tour bus and a truck crashed on Interstate 70 in suburban Denver during a wintry weather. Capt. Wendy Lippman of the Aurora Fire Department says crews are working to cut the driver out of the wrecked bus […]