Rockies fans, remain calm: Tulo trade is just a start

By Chris Freud OK, the sound you heard late Monday night was a bunch of Colorado Rockies fans yelling a lot of things you can’t say in a newspaper after their team dealt shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays.Now before all said fans go out and burn all the purple in the wardrobe, […]

Rockies fans, remain calm: The Tulo trade is just a start

By Chris Freud OK, the sound you heard late Monday night was a bunch of Colorado Rockies fans yelling a lot of things you can’t say in a newspaper after their team dealt shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays.Now before all said fans go out and burn all the purple in the wardrobe, […]

This is not that Tim O’Brien

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Do not confuse local woodworker Tim O’Brien with the Tim O’Brien who’s in prison for felony assault.They’re not the same guy.Tim O’Brien runs O’Brien Woodworks, a woodworking shop in Gypsum’s Airport Business Park. He’s not in trouble, and never has been.He is not in prison, although several of his […]

Vail Mountain to close lifts Wednesday for construction

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain plans to close Gondola One and Mid-Vail, in addition to various hiking and biking trails, Wednesday for helicopter work that will take place as part of the construction for the new high-speed, six-passenger Avanti Express Lift (No. 2). During this time all hiking and biking trails between Northwoods […]

Events picking up on Avon stage

By John LaConte AVON — When talent booker Michael O’Brien heard the town was starting a concert series on the new stage at Nottingham Park, he immediately sprung to action.“I was familiar with the venue from the Salute to the USA and WinterWonderGrass, and I think a concert series — with the right acts — […]

No charges in Burns shooting case

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A Burns man was protecting his home and will not be charged in home invasion shooting death last December.The evidence shows that Doug Behrends was protecting himself and his property from an intruder, said Bruce Brown, district attorney.“That’s his right under the law,” Brown said.The whole thing started 9:30 p.m. […]

Dow coming off worst week of the year

By scott miller Stock Indexes were largely driven by second quarter earnings news last week, and while the week began on a high note, with the Nasdaq climbing to a new record for the third session in a row, it was all downhill from there.Last week there were lackluster reports from the likes of Apple […]

Local resident goes inside Windows 10

By John LaConte VAIL — When Microsoft releases Windows 10 to the world Wednesday, at least one local resident will already be quite familiar with the new operating system.Part-time Eagle County resident Jenny Rink was chosen as a grand prize winner for the Windows Insider program this year. She was flown out to Microsoft’s Redmond […]

Vail Valley Scenery: Red Kettle Tournament raises $30K for Salvation Army

By Melanie Wong The words “Salvation Army” evoke distinct memories in everyone’s mind. Frigid afternoons, I’d be running into WalMart or City Market to pick up my groceries and there he is, bundled up in stocking cap, heavy mittens, a parka, and that evocative crimson apron, ringing a bell in front of that red kettle […]