Devils golf sends two to state

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — These girls have game.Eagle Valley golf finished second at last weekend’s regional tournament at the Yampa Golf Club behind Rifle, and qualified two for state — senior Taylor Sandoval and sophomore Nicole Matthews.That caps a regular season during which the Devils won four tournaments — Battlement Mesa, Bookcliff, Gypsum Creek […]

Track and field faces last-chance qualifying

By Chris Freud Last chance, everyone.Battle Mountain track and field is at St. Vrain today, while Eagle Valley heads west today and Saturday for the Tiger Invite in Grand Junction. The weather’s looking good at both sites, which should make for quick times, long distances and good heights, which is good because this is the […]

The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students

By Randy Wyrick AJ DaviesBattle Mountain High SchoolFavorite school moment from any year: Winning our quarter-final playoff game junior year against Steamboat Springs.Give a shout out: Thanks to my parents, friends and teammates for helping me make it this far!Summer plans: Working and enjoying summer in the mountains.Where are you headed this fall: CU BoulderIf […]

Officials monitoring rockfall

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — Colorado Department of Transportation’s geo-hazard team monitors 750 rockfall sites across the state, and local officials are encouraging community feedback about road conditions during the spring runoff.“Each road has a patrol, and those people know their roads inside and out,” said Tracy Trulove, the department’s communications manager for Region 3, […]

How housing matters in real life solutions

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — You won’t be surprised to learn that Jami Duffy did not keep her room clean, and once gave her stuffed animal collection haircuts so she could put stuffing and fur in her craft box.In the fifth grade she was a shopkeeper in a mock American colonies project in history class. […]

District offers summer classes

By Randy Wyrick If you’re one of those kids for whom learning never stops, or you need to retake a class or two, the Eagle County School District is offering online summer school.The program is for students entering third through 12th grade, and includes a variety of classes including both core curriculum and electives. The […]

Climbing lane will go to top of Wildridge

By John LaConte AVON — Don’t let anyone tell you construction projects never come in under budget.In Avon this week, the Town Council learned their effort to build phase one of a two phase climbing lane up Metcalf Road has received a bid that was so much less than what they had budgeted for, they […]

Three new concerts added to Vilar Summer Series

By Krista Driscoll BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center has announced three new concert additions to its Summer Series lineup, including Chris Isaak on Sunday, Aug. 7, Michael McDonald on Saturday, Aug. 27, and Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience on Sunday, Sept. 4. With the addition of these shows, the full […]