Saints sweep North Park

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Welcome to the second half, Saints.Both Vail Christian basketball teams ended the first go-round of the Gore League on Saturday with wins over North Park at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards.The boys moved to 5-0 in league, taking down the Wildcats, 75-29, while the ladies (3-2) rolled to a […]

Devils boys basketball beats Palisade, 64-55

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Eagle Valley boys basketball played to the physicality of Palisade in its second league win in as many nights on Saturday, and the auxiliary gym was rocking as the Devils won, 64-55. After the girls fell to the Bulldogs, 49-43, in a fourth-quarter comeback in the school’s traditional, but frosty […]

Fifth-annual One Book One Valley selects new author’s ‘We Are Called to Rise’

By Randy Wyrick This year’s One Book One Valley selection is heroic and heartbreaking and everything great literature is supposed to be.Except boring. “We Are Called to Rise” is NEVER boring.Chapter 1 is a little dark. Hang in there; it picks up.“Your heart will break and then soar,” says a review in Redbook magazine.“I’ve spent […]

Bonfire Brewing releases new tequila barrel-aged sour beer with Beaver Liquors

By Krista Driscoll For the past three years, Beaver Liquors owner David Courtney has been sending his store managers to the Herradura distillery in Jalisco, Mexico, to choose single-barrel tequilas for his shop in Avon.“You go there and you taste 20, 30 different barrels that are all unique,” Courtney said. “You choose the barrel that […]

VIDEO: Cruising part of the World Cup racecourse at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart rides down Lower Golden Eagle, where the fastest men’s skiers compete each year as part of Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek. … Source:: Vail Daily […]

Local district ranger set to start new position in capital

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — After working with the Eagle and Holy Cross Ranger District for the last six years, District Ranger Dave Neely will be leaving the area for a new position in Washington, D.C.At the capital, he’ll work as a legislative affairs specialist, acting as a liaison between the U.S. Forest Service […]

Vail underpass project set to begin April 4

By scott miller VAIL — Interstate 70 makes it easy to get to Vail, but it also splits the community, and complicates travel between the north and south side of town. Help is on the way, starting in April.On April 4, not quite a week before Vail Mountain closes, work will start on one of […]

Deadline is Monday for Eagle Town Board candidate petitions

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle residents interested in serving on the Eagle Town Board have until 5 p.m. Monday to turn in their nomination petitions.There are five openings on the seven-member board this spring — the mayor’s seat and four town board positions. The reason for the high turnover is a number of resignations […]

Vail underpass project begins April 4

By scott miller VAIL — Interstate 70 makes it easy to get to Vail, but it also splits the community, and complicates travel between the north and south side of town. Help is on the way, starting in April.On April 4, not quite a week before Vail Mountain closes, work will start on one of […]

Local district ranger heads to capital

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — After working with the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District for the last six years, District Ranger Dave Neely will be leaving the area for a new position in Washington, D.C.At the capital, he’ll work as a legislative affairs specialist, acting as a liaison between the U.S. Forest Service and Congress. […]