Huskies, Gore Rangers keep course in soccer league races

By Chris Freud FARMER’S KORNER — Battle Mountain soccer did its part.The Huskies blanked Summit County, 5-0, on Tuesday night in Farmer’s Korner, while the main event was Eagle Valley beating Steamboat Springs, 4-2, down in Gypsum.The Huskies are 8-1 in the Slope with the Devils and Sailors at 8-2.Battle Mountain got two each from […]

Huskies, Gore Rangers keep pace in league races

By Chris Freud FARMER’S KORNER — Battle Mountain soccer did its part.The Huskies blanked Summit County, 5-0, on Tuesday night in Farmer’s Korner, while the main event was Eagle Valley beating Steamboat Springs, 4-2 down in Gypsum.The Huskies are 8-1 in the Slope with the Devils and Sailors at 8-2.Battle Mountain got two each from […]

Vail gets glimpse at Town Council candidates

By Edward Stoner VAIL — This town’s evergreen problems — housing and parking — occupied much of center stage during a Tuesday candidate forum at Donovan Pavilion.There are seven people seeking four seats on Vail’s seven-member Town Council, and this year’s crop of candidates is split between current and former members and newcomers. Tuesday’s forum […]

Devils flip the script, down Sailors, 4-2

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Advantage, Eagle Valley and Battle Mountain soccer, for now.Eagle Valley doubled up Steamboat Springs, 4-2, on Tuesday night at John Ramunno Field in Gypsum during the first leg of a round robin, which will determine the 4A Slope championship.With Battle Mountain winning easily in Summit County, 5-0, on Tuesday, the […]

Eagle man thwarts theft

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — A recent routine connection at Eagle Town Park turned into a thwarted theft.Eagle County employee Mike Devins routinely meets up with neighbors at Eagle Town Park to pick up and drop off their children for car pool duties. That’s what he was doing a couple of weeks ago when he […]

High Altitude Baking: Chocolate-pecan cheesecake tart with caramel sauce (recipe)

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: High altitudes make cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. Layers of flavor and texture … that’s what makes this tart special. Nuts and […]

Early-bird tickets on sale for WinterWonderGrass music and brew festival

By Krista Driscoll AVON — The WinterWonderGrass Festival returns to the Vail Valley Feb. 19- 21 for it’s fourth year, featuring more than 25 bands and 18 Colorado breweries over three days. WinterWonderGrass Festival is a combination of world-class bluegrass, roots and acoustic artists, craft beer and libations and star-filled Rocky Mountain nights.Headlining WinterWonderGrass for […]

Vail Mountain School tennis wraps up season

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — With apologies to Three Dog Night, three is the loneliest number in tennis.Vail Mountain School tennis wrapped a successful season with a third-place finish at the Region 8 tournament.And this, unfortunately, is the theme — only two teams qualify for state, so this was a bit of a heart […]

Vail Mountain School tennis wraps season

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — With apologies to Three Dog Night, three is the loneliest number in tennis.Vail Mountain School tennis wrapped a successful season with a third-place finish at the Region 8 tournament.And this, unfortunately, is the theme — only two teams qualify for state, so this was a bit of heartbreaker. What’s […]

Battle Mountain will retire Scott Ward’s number during Friday’s home game

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Scott Ward was No. 12 in your program and No. 1 in your Husky heart.On Friday, Battle Mountain will retire Ward’s No. 12. No one else will ever wear in in a Huskies uniform, as it should be.Over achieverWard’s all-too-short life is a study in being an over achiever.He […]