BREAKING: Charles Sattler found not guilty on all counts in Blake Bostic’s death

By Elise Reuter Charles Sattler, a 43-year-old Denver man charged with manslaughter and first-degree assault following a fight at Frisco’s Snowshoe Motel, was found not guilty of both counts on Thursday.The jury had deliberated for one day the Eagle County Justice Center. Sattler’s family and friend Charles Upchurch gathered on one side of the gallery, […]

Vail Mountain School edges Colorado Academy

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — Yes, it was really 15 years ago. Fifteen autumns ago, the Vail Mountain School soccer team went down to Colorado Academy and knocked off the No. 1-ranked Mustangs in the 3A state quarterfinals in what was likely the biggest win in the history of the boys’ soccer program.Those Gore […]

Vail gets green light for golf clubhouse project

By Edward Stoner VAIL — In a daring “damn the torpedoes” move, Vail launched its golf course clubhouse renovation last month while embroiled in a legal battle over the project.On Thursday, the torpedoes missed.The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of the town and the Vail Recreation District, sinking a series of legal […]

Vail gets green light for golf course clubhouse project

By Edward Stoner VAIL — In a daring “damn the torpedoes” move, Vail launched its golf course clubhouse renovation last month, while embroiled in a legal battle over the project.On Thursday, the torpedoes missed.The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of the town and the Vail Recreation District, sinking a series of legal […]

Vail Mountain wraps up season

By John LaConte VAIL — Remember when there was just one summer gondola option on the mountain?That’s how it will be once again starting Friday, as the Eagle Bahn gondola offers a final weekend of summer operations through Sunday. Gondola One in Vail Village has officially closed for the season.And in area that feared a […]

Family Leadership Training Institute teaches how to lead, and where to lead to

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Leadership skills that can be taught, learned and improved, and if you want to change your world you have to know how.Meighen Lovelace learned how. So did Jennifer Pronga and dozens of others through the Family Leadership Training Institute, a free course designed to build family involvement and leadership […]

Celebrate the fall season in Eagle, Gypsum this weekend

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — It is officially fall and this weekend, there are events in the downvalley communities of Eagle and Gypsum to celebrate the season.OktoberfestGypsum goes German this Saturday for the community’s annual Oktoberfest celebration.Presented by the Gypsum Chamber, the event gets under way from noon to 6 p.m. at the Lundgren Theater […]

Live adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Cat in the Hat’ comes to Beaver Creek

By Krista Driscoll BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center presents the live stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat,” performed by Childsplay, the nationally recognized professional theater for young audiences. The show will be the second performance of the annual Supporting The Arts Reaching Students series. Tickets are $11 for […]

Former ‘American Idol’ star Crystal Bowersox plays Vilar Center’s Underground Sound Series

By Krista Driscoll The life of a musician is about balance, finding that delicate equilibrium between complacency and compulsive ambition, between time on the road and time with family, and Crystal Bowersox manages that balance with a steady hand and a clear vision.“Nobody does it alone,” she said. “I have great friends and family around […]

Bryce Andrews author tour nears for Colorado Mountain College’s Common Reader book

By Krista Driscoll EDWARDS — Community members are invited to join Colorado Mountain College students, faculty and staff when Bryce Andrews, author of “Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West,” gives free public talks at seven CMC campuses in October.Andrews’ memoir, chosen as this fall’s CMC Common Reader book, focuses on […]