Despite spring runoff, fishing season continues

By Chris Freud The best fly-fishing of the year is a few short weeks away on our local fisheries and anglers have a lot to look forward to this summer. A good snowpack means our rivers should be in fine shape this summer with healthy, hungry trout. More than 20 miles of the upper Colorado […]

Two-mile relays shine on Day 1 at state track

By Chris Freud DENVER — The opening day of the state track and field meet was a time for the local 3,200-meter relay teams to shine.The Battle Mountain girls took fifth, while the Huskies boys finished ninth.Alex Raichart, Rychelle Denardo, Melissa Delgado and Naomi Harding clocked a time of 9 minutes, 35 seconds.“The girls ran […]

Two-mile relays take center stage on Day 1 at state

By Chris Freud DENVER — The opening day of the state track and field meet was a time for the local 3,200-meter relay teams to shine.The Battle Mountain girls took fifth, while the Huskies boys finished ninth.Alex Raichart, Rychelle Denardo, Melissa Delgado and Naomi Harding clocked a time of 9 minutes, 35 seconds.“The girls ran […]

The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students

By Randy Wyrick Samantha Guardian Red Canyon High SchoolFavorite school moment from any year: I loved going paintballing at the beginning of the school year!Give a shout out: Shout out to my parents, teachers, and Jose, because without their support I wouldn’t be graduating.Summer plans: I plan to travel and camp a lot. I’d like […]

Government Tracker: No trails planned for Grant Avenue in Minturn

By Ross Leonhart Board: Minturn Town Council, evening meeting, May 18.Present: Terry Armistead, Sidney Harrington, Harvey Craig, Sage Pierson, John Widerman, Earle Bidez and Mayor Matt Scherr.Issue: Rumors around town spreading about possible trail coming to Grant Avenue.Who they talked to: Multiple residents asked the council about “rumors” of the trail.What they talked about: Town […]

Vail may allow e-bikes on recreation paths

By scott miller VAIL — Hills tend to get steeper as people get older. For those people — or sea-level residents vacationing at 8,000 feet elevation — bicycles with electric motors can be provide a more-convenient way to get around on two wheels.But just where someone can use an electric assisted bicycle can be confusing, […]

Vail may allow e-bikes on rec paths

By scott miller VAIL — Hills tend to get steeper as people get older. For those people — or sea-level residents vacationing at 8,000 feet elevation — bicycles with electric motors can be provide a more-convenient way to get around on two wheels.But just where someone can use an electric assisted bicycle can be confusing, […]

Studio 8100 performs ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on Saturday, Sunday at Vail Mountain School

By Randy Wyrick With a cast of 120 dancers in the show, Studio 8100’s production of “Sleeping Beauty” channels a galaxy of energy onto the Vail Mountain School stage.It’s based on Tchaikovsky’s 19th century original, with a bunch of Disney throw in because that’s what people know.“We love Tchaikovsky. After being so successful with our […]

Music lineup announced for Reds, Whites & Brews festival in June

By Krista Driscoll AVON — The fifth annual Reds, Whites & Brews Festival returns to Avon on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18. Festivalgoers can expect live music, food and craft beer and wine samplings. The summer kickoff event features nearly 30 wineries brought in by Veraison Distributing and more than 25 craft breweries, […]