What’s needed for a high country fishing trip?

By Chris Freud The high mountain lakes and streams of Colorado provide fly-fishermen a break from the crowded freestone and tailwater rivers that run through towns and along highways in the west. August in the high country of Colorado offers anglers incredible scenery, and great fishing in a variety of creeks and lakes. Cutthroats and […]

Take a hike: What’s needed for a high country fishing trip

By Chris Freud The high mountain lakes and streams of Colorado provide fly-fishermen a break from the crowded freestone and tailwater rivers that run through towns and along highways in the west. August in the high country of Colorado offers anglers incredible scenery, and great fishing in a variety of creeks and lakes. Cutthroats and […]

Cow Pattie Bingo returns Saturday

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The Eagle Valley Land Trust is a very earnest organization that seeks to preserve scenic vistas, open space, historic lands, waterways and wildlife habitats.So there’s just a delicious irreverence about the fact that the annual EVLT fundraiser is built around cow poop.“It’s pretty funny when you describe the event to […]

Cow Pattie Bingo returns this weekend

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The Eagle Valley Land Trust is a very earnest organization that seeks to preserve scenic vistas, open space, historic lands, waterways and wildlife habitats.So there’s just a delicious irreverence about the fact that the annual EVLT fund-raiser is built around cow poop.“It’s pretty funny when you describe the event to […]

Pianist Hiromi makes Vail debut

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Although her head is swaying and her eyes are closed, Hiromi Uehara’s fingers are a blur as she thunders out a one-woman symphony every time she sits down at the piano. As far as how she explains what’s happening, she says playing the piano is like digging for emotional treasure.Since […]

Pianist Hiromi makes Vail debut tonight

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Although her head is swaying and her eyes are closed, Hiromi Uehara’s fingers are a blur as she thunders out a one-woman symphony every time she sits down at the piano. As far as how she explains what’s happening, she says playing the piano is like digging for emotional treasure.Since […]

PardeePalooza at State Bridge celebrates life of Tony Seibert

By Krista Driscoll STATE BRIDGE — The second-annual PardeePalooza is well underway at State Bridge Riverside Amphitheater in Bond, kicking off Thursday and running through Sunday. Friends and family of Vail resident Tony Seibert started the festival last year as a way to honor the skier, who lost his life in an avalanche in East […]

Vail Valley Habitat for Humanity completes successful eight-day Blitz Build

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM – At the end of a workday, Habitat for Humanity volunteers all have one thing in common.They take a long look at the work they’ve been doing and, dirty and tired, they smile and say, “I helped do that today.”Multiply that sense of satisfaction times eight, and you have some idea […]

Eagle rock crawling event benefits families affected by cancer

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — There’s nothing fun about battling cancer. Taking on the battle to kick the disease in the rear, on the other hand, can be a hoot. As evidence witness Racing to Raise Cash — the actual four-wheeling event that is part of the Crawlin’ to a Cure nonprofit organization. The event […]

Loving their living and life

By Randy Wyrick Ranch is an action verb at Keith and Kendra Scott’s place.Keith and Kendra are the fourth generation on the 8 Bar Ranch. That makes their kids, Kurtis and Kensie, the fifth and certainly not the last.Keith’s family homesteaded the ranch when one of the patriarchs got tired of being a potato farmer […]