Josiah: ‘It was a struggle from start to finish’

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — He sat at the base of Beaver Creek at a table with his daughter, Larsen, in his lap, his two boys, Colin and Sullivan, around the table with his better half, Ingrid, dishing out some cheese pizza.The average nature of this average Saturday scene was betrayed by the presence […]

Deep Creek considered for scenic designation

By Pam Boyd GLENWOOD SPRINGS — It’s been more than 30 years since local citizens first floated the idea of designating a portion of Deep Creek as a wild and scenic river.This month, after seven years of public effort, the White River National Forest released a decision that the first 11 miles of Deep Creek, […]

Vail Survivor auditions return for a third year

By Melanie Wong VAIL — On Aug. 22, hundreds of Coloradans and people from the surrounding states will descend upon Vail for a chance to compete on CBS’s reality show Survivor.This is the third year that Vail has played host to the open casting calls, which will be held on the International Bridge on the […]

Vail Daily column: Mountain goat kids kick up their heels

By Edward Stoner Mountain goats were first introduced to Colorado in the Collegiate mountain range in the 1940s and have had a stable population ever since. Originally, there was concern that these animals were exotic and might compete with the native bighorn sheep, but the two species have been peacefully coexisting ever since the introduction. […]

Gypsum’s Rittenhouse opens with a great menu, greater mission

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — The Rittenhouse is an excellent new restaurant with employee housing upstairs … and so much more.When the Rittenhouse opened on Memorial Day in Gypsum, they weren’t planning to do breakfast. But a guy strolled in with his 90-year-old dad, and dad asked if they could get some breakfast.Sure, said Devin […]

Deep Creek considered for ‘wild’ designation

By Pam Boyd GLENWOOD SPRINGS — It’s been more than 30 years since local citizens first floated the idea of designating a portion of Deep Creek as a Wild and Scenic River.This month, after seven years of public effort, the White River National Forest released a decision that the first 11 miles of Deep Creek, […]