Saints giving Alexander a rousing farewell

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Last Thursday was Senior Night for Vail Christian volleyball.The drill is familiar — the seniors have filled out a form, thanking their coaches and teammates and where they’re going to school and they give their folk some flowers and a hug. (At a parochial school like Vail Christian, a favorite […]

Beaver Creek ski instructors working to unionize

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — A group of Beaver Creek ski instructors is trying to organize a union, and has signed up with the AFL-CIO to help them do it.Beaver Creek Instructors United is getting a hand from the AFL-CIO’s Communications Workers of America, based in Denver.“This business is inherently dangerous and they’re shooting […]

Beav’ ski instructors working to unionize

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — A group of Beaver Creek ski instructors is trying to organize a union, and has signed up with the AFL-CIO to help them do it.Beaver Creek Instructors United is getting a hand from the AFL-CIO’s Communications Workers of America, based in Denver.“This business is inherently dangerous and they’re shooting […]

Voices of Change connects Vail to the world

By Melanie Wong VAIL — Each year, Vail-based nonprofit Students Shoulder to Shoulder sends American high school students to far-flung corners of the globe to participate in on-the-ground work with various not-for-profit organizations. On Friday, leaders from those not-for-profits will come to Vail instead, looking to speak to local audiences about the work they’re doing […]

Bustang expands to weekends

By WILL GRANDBOIS When the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Bustang bus service over the summer, the lack of weekend service was one of the top criticisms. On Nov. 21, however, the Glenwood Springs-to-Denver bus service will expand to seven days a week after just a few months of weekday operation.An attempt to provide regional […]

Big game hunting pours massive money into state, regional economy

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — When Colorado’s big game hunting season ends Nov. 10, it will drop more than $919 million into Colorado’s economy, according to a study for Colorado Parks and Wildlife.Overall outdoor recreation tops $34.5 billion, and includes everything from big game hunting to bird watching, says the data from Southwick and […]

Cleveland seeking another stint on council

By scott miller VAIL — Dick Cleveland devoted his professional life to public service. This fall, he’s applying for another kind of public-service job — a spot on the Vail Town Council.Cleveland is a familiar face at Vail’s town hall. He came to town in 1978 as a new officer on the town’s police force. […]

Fenninger to miss World Cup season after tearing ligaments

By By ERIC WILLEMSEN Associated Pr SOELDEN, Austria — Two-time overall champion Anna Fenninger will miss the entire World Cup season after seriously damaging her right knee during a training crash Wednesday, three days before the Alpine skiing circuit starts. The Austrian skier underwent surgery after tearing ligaments in a fall during a giant slalom […]

Third-annual Monster Dash creeps into Minturn on Sunday, Oct. 25

By Krista Driscoll The third-annual Minturn Monster Dash bring costumed characters to town on Sunday, Oct 25, for the 3-mile Dash, Candy Corn Kids’ Mile and the fast and flat Tombstone 10-Mile race.All races start and finish at The Minturn Saloon next to the bridge on the north end of town. The course is on […]

The Bookworm of Edwards hosts meet and greet with author Dr. Karen Wyatt

By Krista Driscoll “I’ve only just learned what really matters in life now that I am at the time of my death. Why didn’t I know this earlier? You’ve got to tell other people to pay attention NOW and learn these lessons before it’s too late.”This is what Ted, a hospice patient facing the last […]