2A championship game turns into a coronation

By Chris Freud COMMERCE CITY — Never. A. Doubt.The Vail Mountain School soccer team painted everything at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in orange on Tuesday with a 7-0 shellacking of Dawson School during the 2A title game as the Gore Rangers repeated as state champions.“It’s the best final game I could ever ask for,” said […]

The 2A championship game turns into a coronation

By Chris Freud COMMERCE CITY — Never. A. Doubt.The Vail Mountain School soccer team painted everything at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in orange on Tuesday with a 7-0 shellacking of the Dawson School during the 2A title game as the Gore Rangers repeated as state champions.“It’s the best final game I could ever ask for,” […]

The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students

By Randy Wyrick Amelia P. BirchBattle Mountain High SchoolGive a shout out: To Mr. Caudill for making AP Bio livable.Summer plans: Collecting the last Colorado mountain memories I can get by camping, concerts at Red Rocks, and road trips with friends.Where are you headed this fall: First, some time off or gap year to Washington […]

Managed summer parking returns to Vail garages, lots

By scott miller VAIL — Managed parking operations are returning for a new season in Vail and are being implemented for commencement ceremonies at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Ford Park, which will continue with Friday’s Vail Mountain School graduation. Parking options for Friday’s Mountain School event include free, close-in parking in the Ford […]

Fire destroys cabin, crane at Dotsero construction site

By Randy Wyrick DOTSERO — Flames 20 feet high rallied firefighters from all over the valley to fight a construction site blaze Tuesday afternoon.A cabin under construction in Dotsero caught fire at around 1:44 p.m. The cabin was near a concrete block manufacturing business on the west side of Dotsero, and away from the Dotsero […]

Eagle Valley High School ranked in the top 10 percent for the fourth straight year

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Eagle Valley High School is ranked among the nation’s top 10 percent for the fourth straight year by U.S. News & World Report.Eagle Valley was ranked 46th of 468 Colorado high schools, and 1,940th among 19,908 high schools nationally.“Our entire school community is proud to be recognized for the fourth […]

Eagle County Health Service District boss is retiring

By scott miller EDWARDS — Eagle County Health Service District has announced that longtime CEO Fred Morrison will retire on Sunday.Morrison began his career in New Mexico in 1979 as a firefighter and first responder. He moved to the Vail area in 1986 but left briefly to attend Colorado State University, where he received his […]

‘Ride in Remembrance’ is Wednesday from Edwards to Vail

By scott miller VAIL — Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County emergency responders May 25 for the 15th annual emergency responder recognition. The activities begin at 9:30 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and […]

Local guiding companies Sage, Nova expanding roles

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — For years, people have accused Darryl Bangert of not knowing how to fish. And for the record, he does not know how to fish.But a new development in the summer recreation scene could change that. Nova Guides has sold its rafting and fishing operations to Bangert and his company […]

‘Ride in Remembrance’ is Wednesday

By scott miller VAIL — Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County emergency responders May 25 for the 15th annual emergency responder recognition. The activities begin at 9:30 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and […]