Saints basketball sweeps visiting Dragons

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — The Saints boys and girls basketball teams both won against visiting De Beque on Friday night, as neither trailed for a single second of either game. The boys won, 90-32. The girls won, 73-31.Raitt came out of the game with 6:30 left in the fourth quarter, ending with 35 points […]

Vail seeking development bids for Chamonix project

By scott miller VAIL — The Town of Vail is seeking bids for the first phase of the Chamonix neighborhood housing development in West Vail as it relates to installation of site access and utilities. The site work includes construction of water and sanitary sewer mains, storm sewer improvements and conduit for dry utilities. The […]

Safety month in Vail

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain is celebrating National Safety Awareness Month throughout the month of January with a variety of themed and participatory educational opportunities designed to promote slope safety among skiers and snowboarders of all ages. “One of our core values at Vail is safety. The safety of our guests and employees […]

Former commissioner plans Senate campaign

By scott miller CARBONDALE — Former Eagle County Commissioner Arn Menconi, who now describes himself as a “social justice advocate and activist,” will announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate as a member of the Green Party on Monday, following the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade in Denver. Running and serving as a Democrat, […]

Vail seeks bids for Chamonix infrastructure

By scott miller VAIL — The Town of Vail is seeking bids for the first phase of the Chamonix neighborhood housing development in West Vail as it relates to installation of site access and utilities. The site work includes construction of water and sanitary sewer mains, storm sewer improvements and conduit for dry utilities. The […]

Vail celebrates safety month

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain is celebrating National Safety Awareness Month throughout the month of January with a variety of themed and participatory educational opportunities designed to promote slope safety among skiers and snowboarders of all ages. “One of our core values at Vail is safety. The safety of our guests and employees […]

Former commissioner plans Senate bid

By scott miller CARBONDALE — Former Eagle County Commissioner Arn Menconi, who now describes himself as a “social justice advocate and activist,” will announce his candidacy for the United States Senate as a member of the Green Party Jan. 18 following the Martin Luther King Day Parade in Denver. Running and serving as a Democrat, […]

Boost oxygen helping skiers, snowboarders in high country

By Ross Leonhart VAIL — Altitude sickness is a real thing. It doesn’t discriminate by age or fitness level — anyone of any age can suffer from the lack of oxygen in the high country.Boost oxygen is an effective remedy for the effects that come with altitude sickness — loss of breath, headaches and feeling […]