Ride like a girl

By Melanie Wong It’s not everyday you see a gaggle of women decked in full-face helmets riding beefy downhill bikes — but that’s most Wednesdays at Keystone Bike Park.At a recent Women’s Wednesday, no less than 12 women were cruising around the skills park at Keystone, many of them experiencing downhill mountain biking for the […]

Ridin’ high

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE – The 75th annual Eagle County Fair and Rodeo was a huge success, no matter how you measure it, organizers said.Fair attendance was way up, and so were ticket sales for this year’s PRCA rodeo.Ticket sales hit $135,619, more than $30,000 ahead of the projections, and way ahead of 2014’s $113,000, […]

Phil Long, partners buy Chophouse restaurants

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail and Beaver Creek Chophouse restaurants have been sold to longtime local business owner and performer Phil Long and his partners.Long and partners Daniel and Stacy Roemer bought the restaurants last week from Group 970 owner Brian Nolan and will take over ownership and operation Aug. 20.Nolan has owned […]

Natural gas line project proposed in Eagle

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Since 1994, a natural gas transmission line has been funneling the commodity right underneath a sizeable swath of the Eagle Ranch neighborhood.The line itself hasn’t undergone any changes, but the ground above it has undergone substantial ones. For that reason, Sourcegas needs to either upgrade the existing line or totally […]

Dotsero neighborhood growing again

By scott miller DOTSERO — The western end of the Vail Valley has for years been little more than a wide spot in the road. That may be changing. There’s new vitality bubbling in the area, thanks in large part to strong demand for homes at the lower end of the market. Two Rivers Village, […]

Fall semester registration is underway at CMC in Edwards

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — Registration for fall semester at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards is underway. Many classes, including those taught via online learning, start the week of Aug. 24. Other classes start throughout the semester.Each household should receive a course schedule in the mail. More information and registration is available at coloradomtn.edu/register or […]

Fall registration underway at CMC in Edwards

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — Registration for fall semester at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards is underway. Many classes, including those taught via online learning, start the week of Aug. 24. Other classes start throughout the semester.Each household should receive a course schedule in the mail. More information and registration is available at coloradomtn.edu/register or […]