Huskies down Demons; clinch Slope title

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — That was not exactly an exuberant clinch, and that’s OK.Battle Mountain soccer knocked of Glenwood Springs, 4-2, on Saturday to wrap the 4A Slope title. But there was no Gatorade dumping or dog-piling.“The celebration was low key,” Huskies coach David Cope said. “We picked up the bags and went inside. […]

Eagle Valley Community Fund passes out $144,000 to local nonprofits

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Volunteers for the Eagle Valley Community Fund’s annual rummage sale have more fun than humans should, but they have the most fun when they pass out checks.This week they gave away more than $144,000 to 65 local nonprofits. In its 51 years, it has raised around $6 million for […]

Open Space, Land Trust see uptick in interest

By John LaConte RED CANYON — Horn Ranch has all the characteristics the Eagle County Open Space program looks for in a property. The landscape, located between Wolcott and Eagle, offers a glimpse at the county’s heritage and history, is rife with wildlife, has beautiful scenery and also offers opportunities for recreation.It’s an example of […]

Open Space, Land Trust seeing uptick in interest

By John LaConte RED CANYON — Horn Ranch has all the characteristics the Eagle County Open Space program looks for in a property. The landscape, located between Wolcott and Eagle, offers a glimpse at the county’s heritage and history, is rife with wildlife, has beautiful scenery, and also offers opportunities for recreation.It’s an example of […]

Minturn Saloon hosts Halloween fund-raiser

By scott miller MINTURN — The Minturn Community Fund, local band Min’urn Express and the Minturn Saloon are teaming up again for their annual Halloween costume party and fundraiser at the Minturn Saloon. The event is set for Oct. 31.For the better part of 15 years the Min’urn Express has rocked the house for what […]

Eagle, Gypsum officials discuss upcoming projects

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — The last time the town boards in Eagle and Gypsum got together, the guns came out.And that would have happened again Tuesday night, but the Gypsum Shooting Sports Club is shut down for renovation. So the elected representatives from both communities had to content themselves with dinner and discussion, absent […]

Huskies Nation honors hero, former quarterback

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — Friday’s Huskies Nation event to retire Scott Ward’s No. 12 jersey and number was a classy class reunion. Huskies — past, present and future — came from all around the country to be part of it.Hundreds came early to the community potluck in Freedom Park to reminisce and catch up […]