It’s Eagle Valley at Battle Mountain tonight

By Chris Freud So anything happening tonight?Eagle Valley soccer is at Battle Mountain at 6.This is why the answer is soccer when people ask me what is my favorite sport to cover?And the reason is that this sort of thing always happens in the Western Slope — 3A or 4A. Please remember that the first […]

Town Council floats Skier Building idea again

By John LaConte AVON — The town manager wants to relocate town hall to the Skier Building, and is recommending certificate of participation bonds for a relocation of the police department. Both the town hall relocation to the Skier Building and certificate of participation bonds were the subject of a voter referendum earlier this year.Tax […]

Skier Building idea floated again

By John LaConte AVON — The town manager wants to relocate town hall to the Skier Building, and is recommending certificate of participation bonds for a relocation of the police department. Both the town hall relocation to the Skier Building and certificate of participation bonds were the subject of a voter referendum earlier this year.Tax […]

Tolls set for I-70 shoulder lane

By scott miller CLEAR CREEK COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation Wednesday announced rates for a tolled shoulder lane along Interstate 70. The currently announced top rate is $15, with an asterisk. More on that in a moment.The state this year constructed the 13-mile lane along eastbound I-70 from Empire through the Veterans Memorial […]

Local cyclocross pro comes home to Colorado to compete this weekend

By John LaConte AVON — After spending the last few weeks chasing cyclocross races around the country, Jake Wells is back home and preparing to race here in Colorado.You may recognize Wells from the Vail Rec District’s summer mountain bike race series, where he excels as part of the triple threat of pro riders whose […]

‘The Rider & The Wolf’ documentary brings unsolved mountain biking story to Edwards

By Krista Driscoll Filmmaker Nathan Ward grew up in Salida when it was still a sleepy mountain town, but he was there to meet Mike Rust, or “Mike the Bike” — the man who lit up the old Western railroad stop through his love of bikes. Rust’s legacy remains in Salida, along with the dangling […]