Devils girls lax beats up Telluride Tuesday

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — That’s how it should go.Eagle Valley girls lacrosse picked up its first win of the season in convincing fashion on Tuesday, white-washing Telluride, 15-0, at John Ramunno Field in Gypsum.After being competitive with both Battle Mountain High School and Grand Junction in losses, there was no need for talk of […]

Sailors step up, beat Battle Mountain, 5-0

By Chris Freud STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — One clear hurdle stood for a senior-laden, expectation-filled Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team during this spring’s regular season.Tuesday afternoon, the Sailors cleared that hurdle not by inches, but by feet, out-kicking and out-playing rival Battle Mountain to deliver a crushing 5-0 defeat in Steamboat Springs.The win snaps […]

VMS beats Moffat County, moves to 2-0

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — The trophy is nearby, in the building, but please don’t talk about it.Yes, the Vail Mountain School girls soccer team is the defending 2A state champion, but the Gore Rangers are focusing on the here and now and things like dispatching Moffat County, 6-0, on Tuesday at Bandoni Alumni […]

VMS moves to 2-0 with blanking of Moffat County

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — The trophy is nearby, in the building, but please don’t talk about it.Yes, the Vail Mountain School girls soccer team is the defending 2A state champion, but the Gore Rangers are focusing on the here and now and things like dispatching Moffat County, 6-0, on Tuesday at Bandoni Alumni […]

Ambulance district reeling from Medicaid costs

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The local ambulance district is looking at a big hole in its budget, and the culprit seems to be the federal Affordable Care Act. That hole has the Eagle County Health Service District going to voters in a May 3 mail ballot election.The district provides ambulance and paramedic services […]

Local political parties set the lineups for November race

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Local political lineups are set in stone as Republicans and Democrats rolled through their county assemblies Saturday.Longtime locals will head the election lineup for both parties.They look like this:• Republican Randy Milhoan is challenging Democrat Jill Ryan.• Republican Rick Beveridge will face Democrat Kathy Chandler-Henry.• Democrat Teak Simonton is […]

Local parties set their November lineups

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Local political lineups are set in stone as Republicans and Democrats rolled through their county assemblies Saturday.Long-time locals will head the election lineup for both parties.They look like this:• Republican Randy Milhoan is challenging Democrat Jill Ryan.• Republican Rick Beveridge will face Democrat Kathy Chandler-Henry.• Democrat Teak Simonton is […]

Flaherty brings experience to Minturn mayor position

By Ross Leonhart Name: Hawkeye FlahertyOccupation: I am a heavy equipment operator and front line supervisor for the street department for the Public Works Department of the town of Vail.How long have you lived in Minturn? I have lived in Minturn all my life minus some time gone for school and adventures.Why do you want […]

Scherr challenging Flaherty to become Minturn mayor

By Ross Leonhart Name: Matt Scherr.Occupation: Hmm, opportunist? (Marketing, political strategy, business consulting, property management, wedding officiant, travel writer.)How long have you lived in Minturn? 14 years.Why do you want this job? The secret’s out: Minturn is a diamond in the rough, and lots of people are coming to us with their vision of what […]

Scherr challenging Flaherty for Minturn mayor

By Ross Leonhart Name: Matt Scherr.Occupation: Hmm, opportunist? (Marketing, political strategy, business consulting, property management, wedding officiant, travel writer.)How long have you lived in Minturn? 14 years.Why do you want this job? The secret’s out: Minturn is a diamond in the rough, and lots of people are coming to us with their vision of what […]