Battle Mountain lacrosse seasons end in the playoffs

By Chris Freud LITTLETON — Battle Mountain girls lacrosse coach Emily Jaissle called Wednesday’s game at Dakota Ridge, “a nice welcome to the playoffs.”It was, of course, sarcasm. Dakota Ridge spoiled the Huskies’ postseason debut, 21-5. It in no way spoils the season, a tremendous one.“I am super proud of them,” Huskies coach Emily Jaissle […]

Huskies shoot their way into second round

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Welcome to Battle Mountain Soccer: The Hunger Games Edition.After a 2-1 first-round playoff win, the Huskies posed in the locker room with a rack of bows and arrows.There is no word yet on who will play Katniss Everdeen, but Huskies head coach David Cope did joke that Jim Glendenning would […]

The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students

By Randy Wyrick Karina TorresEagle Valley High SchoolFavorite school moment from any year: Going to my first football game freshman year.Give a shout out: My sisters for always finding a solution to my problems.Summer plans: Check some things off my bucket list.Where are you headed this fall:Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus.If you’re leaving Eagle […]

AVon’s Skier Building to see activation this month

By John LaConte AVON — The town closes on the Skier Building May 20, intends to activate the building, and wants your input on how it should be done.“The plan is to bring some liveliness to the building,” town manager Virginia Egger said Tuesday. “The recommendation is to establish a work group … it should […]

Community compost coming to Eagle County

By Ross Leonhart Editor’s note: This is the first part in a series of stories about the food system and sustainability in Eagle County.EAGLE COUNTY — Compostable waste from local businesses and restaurants travels 200 miles before its nutrient-rich soil returns to county land, said Shawn Bruckman, director of sustainability for Vail Honeywagon.The reason the […]

District receives hundreds of late ballots

By scott miller EDWARDS — The votes have been counted in the Eagle County Health Service District’s May 3 election, but ballots are still arriving every day.Several Edwards residents Monday saw a box of ballots delivered to Veronica Ross, the district’s designated election officials.Ross said Wednesday that all those ballots arrived too late to be […]

State Patrol traffic stop leads to arrest of serial burglary suspect

By Randy Wyrick WOLCOTT – Let this be a lesson to you: If you’re drive along Interstate 70 with a pickup loaded with stolen ski gear, don’t tailgate and use your turn signal.Nicholas Ryan Broviak, 37, failed on both counts – tailgated and changed lanes without using his turn signal. That attracted the Colorado State […]

Broncos Salute to Fans Tour slated for Friday

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE — Fans normally see their favorite Denver Broncos behind a cluttered football helmet, but on Friday, fans in Eagle will be able to meet them.The organization will not release which players will be coming as part of the Salute to Fans Tour, but fans will have the opportunity to take photos […]

Broncos Salute to Fans Tour set for Friday

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE — Fans normally see their favorite Denver Broncos behind a cluttered football helmet, but on Friday, fans in Eagle will be able to see them face to face.The organization will not release which players will be coming as part of the Salute to Fans Tour, but fans will have the opportunity […]

Partners in sustainability

By Ross Leonhart On top of taking classes at Colorado Mountain College and working at Cafe 163 in Edwards, Nikki Katz and Matt Lewis recently finished an internship focused on sustainability.The two moved here together — Katz from Chicago, Lewis from the Illinois-Wisconsin border — about a year ago.“I don’t even know how to explain […]