Bike race series continues Wednesday with Berry Creek Bash

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Recreation District’s Athletic Club at the Westin Mountain Bike Race Series continues Wednesday featuring the Berry Creek Bash in Edwards. The Berry Creek Bash will take racers ages 8 and older on jeep roads and singletrack featuring distances ranging from two miles for the youth racers to 10.8 […]

Vail Whitewater Series concludes Tuesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Recreation District’s Vail Whitewater Race Series will conclude Tuesday at the Vail Whitewater Park in Vail Village. This is the final race in the five race series, which is presented by the town of Vail and Howard Head Sports Medicine, with course design by Alpine Quest Sports.The race […]

Battle Mountain principal tabbed for role with district

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Battle Mountain Principal Phil Qualman is the new assistant superintendent of Eagle County Schools.Qualman replaces longtime district employee Mike Gass, who will be moving to Telluride to become superintendent of Telluride School District. Qualman has been with Battle Mountain since 2004, first as a social studies teacher and mentor teacher, […]

Battle Mountain principal tabbed for district role

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Battle Mountain Principal Phil Qualman is the new assistant superintendent of Eagle County schools.Qualman replaces long-time district employee Mike Gass, who will be moving to Telluride to become superintendent of Telluride School District. Qualman has been with Battle Mountain since 2004, first as a social studies teacher and mentor teacher, […]

BMHS principal tabbed for district role

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Battle Mountain Principal Phil Qualman is the new assistant superintendent of Eagle County schools.Qualman replaces long-time district employee Mike Gass, who will be moving to Telluride to become superintendent of Telluride School District. Qualman has been with Battle Mountain since 2004, first as a social studies teacher and mentor teacher, […]

Health feature: Young widows talk about managing grief and seeking support

By caramie schnell Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter’s soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.It was a small but telling gesture that touched dozens of younger widows like Sandberg, […]

Big Hat Ranch raises alpacas and awareness about ranching

By Randy Wyrick Eagle County Ranch TourUp to 100 people will be able to travel to three Eagle County ranches by bus, where ranching families and managers will be able to tell their story and discuss and show members of the public the some of the operations of their ranch.Seating is limited. Contact the Eagle […]

Vail Resorts reports early pass sale boost

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Vail Resorts reported a 10.9 percent increase in net earnings in the third fiscal quarter compared to last year, said CEO Rob Katz in a conference call Monday morning.“We are pleased with our performance in the third quarter of fiscal 2015,” said Katz. “Our results reflect the continued momentum from […]

On the Hill: SUP Gore Creek from East Vail to the village

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Whitewater standup paddleboarding pioneers Ken Hoeve and Dan Gavere take a run down Gore Creek from East Vail to Vail Village during the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games. … Source:: Vail Daily Feed