Battle Mountain picks up big win on road

By Chris Freud STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Battle Mountain’s dynamic first half outweighed Steamboat Springs’ dramatic turnaround Tuesday night as the Huskies won on the road to even things up in the Western Slope League, 6-4.Battle Mountain scored in the first minute of the game, then three more times before half, all those goals coming from […]

VMS soccer in win column

By Chris Freud BASALT — Much better.Vail Mountain School soccer busted open a tight 1-0 game, scoring four second-half goals to give the Gore Rangers a 5-0 nonconference win at Basalt on Tuesday.“It was really good for the boys,” VMS coach Pete Petrovski said. “They kept their composure in the second half, got four of […]

Why Week 1 may not mean as much as you think

By Chris Freud Happy Week 1 of the NFL season. We start Thursday with Steelers at Patriots, and, apparently, commissioner Roger Goodell won’t be in attendance for some reason. Please do check those footballs. (Oh, never mind.)There always a lot of emphasis put on the opener. I’m sure broadcasters will bring out stats about X-percentage […]

VMS soccer gets in win column

By Chris Freud BASALT — Much better.Vail Mountain School soccer busted open a tight 1-0 game, scoring four second-half goals to give the Gore Rangers a 5-0 nonconference win at Basalt on Tuesday.“It was really good for the boys,” VMS coach Pete Petrovski said. “They kept their composure in the second half, got four of […]

Alleged Gypsum armed robber faces attempted murder charge

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Jesus Manuel Miranda Jr., who witnesses say robbed a Gypsum clothing store at gunpoint and shot a man, is a convicted felon and registered sex offender whose 17-year-old accomplice in the robbery is also in custody.Just past noon last Friday, Miranda and the girl walked into the clothing store, Tienda […]

Council election season starts Monday

By scott miller VAIL — This year’s state and county general elections won’t be terribly exciting. But followers of local politics should have plenty to watch in Vail this fall.Every two years, Vail voters have a chance to elect a new town council majority, thanks to a system that awards a two-year term to the […]

Council election season starts Sept. 14

By scott miller VAIL — This year’s state and county general elections won’t be terribly exciting. But followers of local politics should have plenty to watch in Vail this fall.Every two years, Vail voters have a chance to elect a new town council majority, thanks to a system that awards a two-year term to the […]

Vail man admits he was drunk in fatal crash

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — A Vail man had to hobble with a walker into a courtroom podium where he admitted he was drunk when he caused a wreck that killed his passenger.John Althouse, 34, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.The wreck, at 2 a.m., Aug 1, 2014, killed Harold Waymond […]

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame welcomes newest inductees

By Edward Stoner VAIL — One of the most important celebrations of the state’s snow sports industry will pay a visit to the Vail Valley on Oct. 2 as the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort plays host to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Gala.The event annually honors individuals and organizations that have […]

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame welcomes newest inductees

By Edward Stoner VAIL — One of the most important celebrations of the state’s snow sports industry will pay a visit to the Vail Valley on Oct. 2 as the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort plays host to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Gala.The event annually honors individuals and organizations that have […]