Devils beat Demons; wait on seed

By Chris Freud GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Eagle Valley volleyball did its part. Now let’s see what the computer says.The Devils swept Glenwood Springs, 25-16, 25-16, 25-13, on Thursday night to finish the year at 16-7 overall and 11-3 in the 4A Slope.Eagle Valley is currently No. 17 in the maxpreps.com rankings, which will be reissued […]

Sailors beat Huskies; wrap the 4A Slope

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Steamboat Springs simplified everything when it comes to the 4A Slope. The Sailors topped Battle Mountain in four, 17-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-20, to clinch the league title outright, relieving all involved of the possibility of a four-way tie for the crown.Surprisingly, it’s Steamboat’s first league title since 2002, and Sailors […]

Vail locals claim Arapahoe Basin’s first chair

By John LaConte SUMMIT COUNTY — Being on first chair at North America’s ski season opening day has been a dream of Cesar Hermosillo’s for many years. The eternal bridesmaid of opening day, Hermosillo has been on second chair more times than he can count, and has made first chair at all the local openings […]

Vail locals claim first chair

By John LaConte SUMMIT COUNTY — Being on first chair at North America’s ski season opening day has been a dream of Cesar Hermosillo’s for many years. The eternal bridesmaid of opening day, Hermosillo has been on second chair more times than he can count, and has made first chair at all the local openings […]

Vail pioneer Ernst Larese dies at 84

By John LaConte VAIL — Ernst Larese’s story nearly ended when he was 9 years old.After being born in the little mountain town of Bolzano, Italy, in 1931, his family moved to Salzburg, Austria, where he was raised. When he was 9 he was pierced through the neck by a fence post while trying to […]

Two local Sotheby’s realty firms combine operations

By scott miller DENVER — LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Beaver Creek and Edwards, and Ascent Sotheby’s International Realty, with an office in Vail, have merged to do business as LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are very excited to now be working directly together with the Ascent SIR brokers and to unite our […]

Two Sotheby’s realty firms merge

By scott miller DENVER — LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Beaver Creek and Edwards, and Ascent Sotheby’s International Realty, with an office in Vail, have merged to do business as LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are very excited to now be working directly together with the Ascent SIR brokers and to unite our […]

Answerland: What is ballot initiative 4D?

By Melanie Wong Question: There’s a confusing and long-winded question on this November’s ballot called Initiative 4D that involves the local junior college system (Colorado Mountain College.) What is it?Answer: The reason local voters are seeing 4D on the ballot is because of a 2005 law that limits the ability of local governments, including CMC, […]

We welcome West Grand to town and other musings

By Chris Freud Yes, they’ll be playing football tonight.It’s a big game — West Grand at Vail Christian in Gypsum at 7 p.m. with the Central League title on the line. It’s Senior Night for the Saints. And there’s also the fact that these schools are rivals be it football, volleyball, basketball and track.And none […]

Mail your ballots by Friday

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Voters in Eagle County’s mail-ballot election are encouraged to mail ballots no later than Friday to ensure that ballots are received by 7 p.m. Tuesday, Election Day. After today, voters are encouraged to hand deliver ballots to one of the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Voter Service and […]