Huskies baseball edged again

By Chris Freud RIFLE — This isn’t funny anymore.Battle Mountain baseball fell to Rifle, 11-10, on Thursday, as a part of a continuing string of tight loses.Despite being competitive with the entire 4A Slope, the Huskies are 4-9 overall and 0-9 in league.Battle Mountain is at Basalt on May 2 after spring break.VMS soccer wins […]

Offseason dining deals, part 2: Minturn, Eagle and everywhere between

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on dining deals and restaurant closures for the mud season in Eagle County. Visit www.vaildaily.com to view information on Vail restaurants.Specials and closures are subject to change, and additional restrictions may apply. Inclusion in this article is not a guarantee of […]

Huskies down Glenwood, clinch playoffs

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — You could have seen this coming.In the fall, Valentina Montenegro was playing volleyball and reflexively one-timed the ball over the net with her right ankle during a rally.Huskies soccer coach David Cope was there, and it was only a matter of time before the foreign exchange student from Chile got […]

Huskies down Glenwood Springs, clinch playoffs

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — You could have seen this coming.In the fall, Valentina Montenegro was playing volleyball and reflexively one-timed the ball over the net with her right ankle during a rally.Huskies soccer coach David Cope was there, and it was only a matter of time before the foreign exchange student from Chile got […]

Battle Mtn. edges Aspen in girls lacrosse thriller

By DALE STRODE ASPEN — Battle Mountain came from behind in the second half to beat Aspen, 12-11, in a girls lacrosse showdown on Thursday afternoon at Aspen School District Stadium.The Huskies, who trailed 7-5 at halftime, potted seven goals in the second half while limiting Aspen to four goals behind the active goaltending by […]

Eagle Valley girls soccer falls to Palisade, 3-0

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — With Melissa Velasco the lone senior on the team, Eagle Valley is looking to build something special for the future.Velasco plays defense with inspiring intensity, showing the youngsters on the team what Devils soccer is all about.“The more experience they can get on the field, especially against these tougher teams, […]

Vail waits to regulate drone use

By scott miller VAIL — It’s still OK to fly a drone or remote-control airplane over Vail, but that could change as the evolution continues with technology, and government’s perceived need to regulate it.Vail Town Attorney Matt Mire was asked several weeks ago to draft an ordinance regulating drones in the skies above town property. […]

Skier Building purchase approved at $1.5 million

By John LaConte AVON — The Town Council is making big moves, and that expression will soon become literal.With the intent to relocate Town Hall there, the council voted 5-2 on the final reading of an ordinance approving the purchase agreement for the Mountain Vista Office Building, also known as the Skier Building.The $1.5 million […]

Skier Building purchase approved at $1.5M

By John LaConte AVON — The Town Council is making big moves, and that expression will soon become literal.With the intent to relocate town hall there, the council voted 5-2 on the final reading of an ordinance approving the purchase agreement for the Mountain Vista Office Building, otherwise known as the Skier Building.The $1.5 million […]

Former Israeli World Cup racer landed in Vail Valley to attend college

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good, and Ronnie Kiek is both.Kiek (pronounced “keek”) is an Israeli national ski team slalom specialist, who is now a studying specialist.“Nothing is obvious in life. Every good thing in life should never be taken for granted,” Kiek said. “I can’t believe that […]