River park passes with 62 percent of vote

By John LaConte EAGLE — A sales tax increase to construct a river park passed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Tuesday, another sign that locals here value their recreation.Outgoing Mayor Yuri Kostick said for him, the river park’s construction — which will begin in the fall when the water levels are low — will […]

Three new faces elected to Minturn Town Council

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — When the Town Council is sworn in at Wednesday night’s meeting at Town Hall, there will be three new councilmembers and a fresh face sitting at the mayor’s seat for the first time in 16 years.Minturn residents voted Matt Scherr mayor with 116 votes against Hawkeye Flaherty’s 99 votes. Newcomers […]

New faces join Minturn Town Council

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — When the Town Council is sworn in at Wednesday night’s meeting at Town Hall, there will be three new councilmembers and a fresh face sitting at the mayor’s seat for the first time in 16 years.Minturn residents voted Matt Scherr mayor with 116 votes against Hawkeye Flaherty’s 99 votes. Newcomers […]

Eagle voters pick candidates with experience on Tuesday

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Eagle voters took a stand for stability and maturity in Tuesday’s election.In fact, Mikel “Pappy” Kerst won a town board seat on his birthday Tuesday.Incumbent Kevin Brubeck was the top vote-getter, and Town Board member Anne McKibbin is the new mayor, after serving one term on the Town Board and […]

Eagle voters choose experienced candidates

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Eagle voters took a stand for stability and maturity in Tuesday’s election.In fact, Mikel “Pappy” Kerst won a town board seat on his birthday Tuesday.Incumbent Kevin Brubeck was the top vote-getter, and town board member Anne McKibbin is the new mayor, after serving one term on the town board and […]

Lady Huskies lacrosse take down Devils, 15-3

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — One of these days it won’t be snowing when Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley lacrosse get together in Gypsum.Despite heavy snow upvalley, the sun was shining downvalley as the Huskies downed the Devils, 15-3, in Mountain League play.Battle Mountain (4-1) maintained control against Eagle Valley (4-3) behind eight Maggie Berger […]

Lady Huskies lacrosse defeat Devils

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — One of these days it won’t be snowing when Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley lacrosse get together in Gypsum.Despite heavy snow upvalley, the sun was shining downvalley as the Huskies downed the Devils, 15-3, in Mountain League play.Battle Mountain (4-1) maintained control against Eagle Valley (4-3) behind eight Maggie Berger […]

Devils soccer falls at Palisade; other games snowed out

By Chris Freud PALISADE — Some days go better than others.Eagle Valley soccer’s trip to Palisade on Tuesday fell into the latter category as the Bulldogs came away with a 4-0 Slope win.“We played until the end,” Devils coach Maggie Sherman said. “It’s not like we gave up. Their continual pressure was able to wear […]

Stocks weather jumpy conditions

By scott miller During the first three months of 2016, the price of crude oil soared and sank more than once. China continued its ham-fisted efforts to engineer a “soft landing.” Concern arose about a new American recession triggered by a global slowdown and the strength of the dollar. Terrorists attacked Brussels. In addition, Federal […]

Makers in Medellín

By Randy Wyrick MEDELLIN, Colombia — Miah King wanted to see the world. He got as far as Medellín, Colombia, and decided likes what he sees.He also sees something better, and that led him to the makerspace movement. He and some friends launched a makerspace in Medellin, where people want to be entrepreneurs, but most […]