Beaver Creek Blast caps bike race series

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — The Beaver Creek Blast was a blast on Wednesday as the Vail Recreation District’s Athletic Club at The Westin Vail Beaver Creek Mountain Bike Race Series wrapped its season.“I’m really happy with how the season as a whole went,” the VRD’s Beth Pappas said. “We had a lot of […]

Beaver Creek Blast caps race series

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — The Beaver Creek Blast was a blast on Wednesday as the Vail Recreation Department’s Athletic Club at the Westin Vail Beaver Creek Mountain Bike Race Series wrapped its season.“I’m really happy with how the season as a whole went,” the VRD’s Beth Pappas said. “We had a lot of […]

Devils, Huskies golf teams do well at Tiara Rado

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Eagle Valley and Battle Mountain golf had good showings at Tuesday’s Warrior Invitational at the Tiara Rado Golf Course in Grand Junction. The Devils were third with a score of 239 strokes, while the Huskies were fourth (245). The local teams were only behind 5A Fruita Monument (225) and […]

Community rallying around Kailyn Forsberg

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Kailyn Forsberg has had all kinds of emotional support, for which she is grateful.Your work isn’t through, though.The community is again rallying around the Forsberg family, this time to begin helping them deal with an avalanche of medical bills that followed Kailyn’s spinal injury last spring.The Vail Valley Charitable […]

Former deputy gets jail after guilty plea

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A former Eagle County sheriff’s deputy will serve a stretch in the jail where he used to put criminals.Timothy Joseph Hay, 42, was sentenced to 180 days in jail — 90 days straight and the rest work release — after he pleaded guilty to a pair of misdemeanors, trespassing and […]

Eagle adds Geoff Grimmer to fill vacant spot on town board

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Geoff Grimmer, the principal at Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy and a 10-year veteran of Eagle County Schools, will be the newest member of the Eagle Town Board.Tuesday night, Grimmer was selected from a field of eight candidates to succeed member Luis Benitez, who was elected to the town board […]

Eagle appoints Geoff Grimmer to fill town board vacancy

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Geoff Grimmer, the principal at Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy and a 10-year veteran of Eagle County Schools, will be the newest member of the Eagle Town Board.Tuesday night, Grimmer was selected from a field of eight candidates to succeed member Luis Benitez. Benitez, who was elected to the town […]

Eagle police chief delivers his baby along interstate

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle Police Chief Joe Staufer has seen his share of emergency situations during his law enforcement career, but during the early morning hours Tuesday, he was part of an experience he will never forget when he delivered his baby daughter at Mile Marker 140 of the Gypsum Interstate 70 exit.Staufer […]

Eagle police chief describes delivery of his baby alongside I-70

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle Police Chief Joe Staufer has seen his share of emergency situations during his law enforcement career, but during the early morning hours Tuesday, he was part of an experience he will never forget when he delivered his baby daughter at Mile Marker 140 — the Gypsum Interstate 70 exit.Staufer […]

Mile Marker 140 will never look the same to Eagle’s Police Chief

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle Police Chief Joe Staufer has seen his share of emergency situations during his law enforcement career, but during the early morning hours Tuesday, he was part of an experience he will never forget when he delivered his baby daughter at Mile Marker 140 — the Gypsum Interstate 70 exit.Staufer […]