Applications open for athlete grants

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Valley Athlete Commission Program is now accepting applications for winter.The Vail Valley has a long tradition of supporting athletes who compete on the international level, and the Vail Valley Athlete Commission Program awards as many as 15 grants each year to deserving athletes.“Every year it’s our great honor […]

Saints, Vail Mountain School spikers Think Pink

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Yes, Vail Christian volleyball defeated Vail Mountain School, 25-13, 25-16, 25-8, on Tuesday night.More importantly, it was Think Pink Night and the Saints and Gore Rangers raised $600 for Jack’s Place, which offers lodging for patients receiving care from the Shaw Regional Cancer Center.Huzzah to both squads on that count.On […]

Saints, VMS spikers ‘Think Pink’

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Yes, Vail Christian volleyball defeated the Vail Mountain School, 25-13, 25-16, 25-8, on Tuesday night.More importantly, it was Think Pink Night and the Saints and Gore Rangers raised $600 for Jack’s Place, which offers lodging for patients receiving care from the Shaw Regional Cancer Center.Huzzah to both squads on that […]

East West, KSL to buy Snowmass Base Village

By Jill Beathard ASPEN — After a long and rocky road, Related Cos. is exiting the Snowmass Base Village.KSL Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm with offices in Denver, and East West Partners, the Avon-based developer of Beaver Creek, have agreed to purchase all of Base Village except for Lot 2 from Snowmass Acquisition […]

Battle Mountain, VMS soccer ring up victories

By Chris Freud GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Take the three points and run.It wasn’t a work of art. The tape will never go to ESPN Classic. No one cares.Battle Mountain soccer escaped Glenwood Springs and Stubler Memorial Field with a 2-1 win on Tuesday night.Any win at Glenwood Springs is to be cherished. • Huskies coach […]

Huskies, VMS soccer ring up wins

By Chris Freud GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Take the three points and run.It wasn’t a work of art. The tape will never go to ESPN Classic. No one cares.Battle Mountain soccer escaped Glenwood Springs and Stubler Memorial Field with a 2-1 win on Tuesday night.Any win at Glenwood Springs is to be cherished. • Huskies coach […]

VMS takes 12th at state golf tournament

By Chris Freud EAGLE — Orange works for golf, too.OK, the ball is smaller. The net/hole is really smaller and kicking is strictly forbidden, but it was the 3A state tournament on Monday and Tuesday at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club and the Vail Mountain School was there.Ergo, they busted out and rocked the orange.“It […]

School board candidate forum set for today

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS – You can get a look at all nine school board candidates at today’s forum.It’s scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards.Four seats are up for grabs, and for the first time in memory they’re all being contested.Board members are elected at large – voters on by from […]

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame ranges from business and builders

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — The annual Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame induction event is more of a class reunion than an induction.Wandering around the event is to walk among giants of Colorado’s snow sports industry. The Class of 2015 ranged from a Lutheran minister to a movie skier and daredevil who says […]

Vail food feature: Master the easy art of cooking dried beans from scratch (recipe)

By By SARA MOULTON Associated Pres Until I went off to college and became a vegetarian out of financial necessity, beans really weren’t a part of my life. But once I found myself pinching pennies while sharing a house with three other women, beans became a great and affordable source of bulk and protein. And […]