The rivers are cool and fly-fishing is off the charts

By Chris Freud Floating or wading, big rivers or small creeks, the fly-fishing in and around Vail Valley is off the charts right now. The Eagle River has benefited from recent rains and flows are holding steady and remaining nice and cold for our local trout. With more clear cool water over on the Colorado […]

Son of Middle Creek Circuit complete results

By Chris Freud Men’s Pro Elite1. Josiah Middaugh 59:492. Jay Henry 1:00:583. Jake Wells 1:01:484. J. P. Thibideau 1:04:11Women’s Pro Elite1. Gretchen Reeves 1:12:172. Tamara Donelson 1:20:06Men’s Expert1. Luke Vickerman 1:10:00 2. Brendan Kelly 1:11:35 3. Jonas Rust 1:12:434. Ryan Kane 1:13:555. Quintin Cook 1:14:44 6. Christian Wilson 1:15:24 7. Callan Deline 1:16:29 8. Garrett […]

Forum tackles big ideas, cooperation

By scott miller EDWARDS — Harry Frampton acknowledges the Vail Valley is about big enough for his tastes. But Frampton’s a realist, too, and thinks he knows where the valley’s next big “workforce housing” project should be built — in Avon.Speaking at the Vail Valley Partnership’s annual Vail Valley Business Forum, Frampton talked about a […]

4-H teaches the lessons of life

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Wonderfulness is easy to find, at least this week.This week is the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo, and the Eagle River Center is packed with 4-H kids and it’s a little like Dorothy on agriculture: “Chickens and cattle and pigs. Oh my!”For many 4-H kids, it’s the equivalent of Super […]

Stabbing incident sends Eagle resident to prison

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — An Eagle man was sentenced to three years in state prison after pleading guilty in a stabbing incident.Tim O’Brien, a professional woodworker, pulled a tool from his belt during a fight with Spencer Kluesner, and stabbed Kluesner twice in the abdomen.O’Brien told Eagle County sheriff’s deputies that Kluesner had him […]

Stabbing incident sends Eagle man to prison

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — An Eagle man was sentenced to three years in state prison after pleading guilty in a stabbing incident.Tim O’Brien, a professional woodworker, pulled a tool from his belt during a fight with Spencer Kluesner, and stabbed Kluesner twice in the abdomen.O’Brien told Eagle County sheriff’s deputies that Kluesner had him […]

Elevate Nepal event raises money, awareness for earthquake victims

By Edward Stoner VAIL — It’s been three months since an eight-magnitude earthquake in Nepal killed more than 9,000 people and injured over 23,000. The earthquake destroyed numerous villages and left hundreds of thousands of Nepalese people homeless throughout the country. Vail Valley resident Ellen Miller considers Nepal a “second home,” as she has spent […]

Meet artist Britten this weekend at Vail gallery

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Galerie Zuger in Vail welcomes back artist Britten, who will be showing her works through the weekend. “I am drawn to yellow lately. Its primary happiness dances in and out of my paintings,” Britten said. “Even in the most intense creations, yellow sparks a light smile. I see yellow as […]

Meet artist Britten this weekend

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Galerie Zuger in Vail welcomes back artist, Britten, who will be showing her works through the weekend. “I am drawn to yellow lately. Its primary happiness dances in and out of my paintings,” said Britten. “Even in the most intense creations, yellow sparks a light smile. I see yellow as […]

Jewelry show explores color

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Artist Carolyn Tyler believes that human beings are drawn to jewels the same way they are attracted to anything else that reflects light. At one time she stumbled across an article by “Brave New World” author Aldous Huxley that helped her understand the phenomenon. “Why have people assigned such value […]