Huskies, Devils football teams lose on road to Basalt, Delta

By Chris Freud BASALT — Well, that wasn’t a very fun night on the football front.Battle Mountain dropped a 20-10 decision at Basalt on Friday night. The Huskies got off to a good start with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Demetrius Parrish to Zane Hensel. Protecting a 7-0 lead the Huskies had a fantastic goal-line […]

Huskies, Devils football teams lose on road

By Chris Freud BASALT — Well, that wasn’t a very fun night on the football front.Battle Mountain dropped a 20-10 decision at Basalt on Friday night. The Huskies got off to a good start with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Demetrius Parrish to Zane Hensel. Protecting a 7-0 lead the Huskies had a fantastic goal-line […]

The dynasty continues for Huskies XC

By Chris Freud DELTA — There are other teams in Region 6 when it comes to cross-country. Honest. Yet, come October in Delta, Region 6 is Battle Mountain’s turf.The Huskies continued the dynasty as the girls won their fifth regional title on Friday. The Battle Mountain boys closed the gap on Durango, and won their […]

Eagle Valley soccer clinches spot in playoffs

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Eagle Valley soccer is in the playoffs.There will be no biting of fingernails, no researching of other results around the state, no crossing of fingers.The Devils are in after blanking Summit County, 3-0, on Thursday night at John Ramunno Field. They have one of the three Western Slope region’s automatic […]

Eagle Valley soccer clinches playoffs

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Eagle Valley soccer is in the playoffs.There will be no biting of fingernails, no researching of other results around the state, no crossing of fingers.The Devils are in after blanking Summit County, 3-0, on Thursday night at John Ramunno Field. They have one of the three Western Slope region’s automatic […]

Vail Centre brings ‘lifelong learning’ programs

By Melanie Wong VAIL — This winter, the Vail Valley will get a new local amenity and attraction in the form of the Vail Centre.The Centre aims to become a leader in “lifelong learning” — whether that means offering a two-year fellowship program for industry professionals, or hosting a five-day entrepreneurial short course. The goal, […]

Colorado voters to decide on marijuana — again

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — When the state legalized recreational marijuana and voters gave the OK to tax the product to benefit schools, budget forecasters overlooked one thing — just how much pot people would buy.Turns out, retail marijuana sales and the rebounding economy exceeded the state’s expectations (although not by a huge margin), […]

Colorado voters to decide on pot — again

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — When the state legalized recreational marijuana and voters gave the OK to tax the product to benefit schools, budget forecasters overlooked one thing — just how much pot people would buy.Turns out, retail marijuana sales and the rebounding economy exceeded the state’s expectations (although not by a huge margin), […]

Gypsum supermarket to be sold

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Bella’s Market in Gypsum is poised to change hands, and some locals hope it will breathe life back into the neglected grocery store where shelves have been growing more empty for months.The transaction is expected to close in about three weeks, owner Sam Mancini said Thursday in a written statement.“We […]

Gypsum supermarket set to be sold

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Bella’s market in Gypsum is poised to change hands, and some locals hope it will breathe life back into the neglected grocery store where shelves have been growing more empty for months.The transaction is expected to close in about three weeks, owner Sam Mancini said Thursday in a written statement.“We […]