Adopt-a-trail program ‘a little bit addictive’

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — In February, Andy Gunion was nervous that the Forest Service’s adopt-a-trail program idea wouldn’t get enough support in time to start this summer.By March, he was feeling better.“After talking to just a few people it ramped up quickly,” he said. “The generosity in this valley is just incredible.”On Tuesday, […]

(1) Trail program momentum buildsAdopt-a-trail program ‘a little bit addictive’

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — In February, Andy Gunion was nervous that the Forest Service’s adopt a trail program idea wouldn’t get enough support in time to start this summer.By March, he was feeling better.“After talking to just a few people it ramped up quickly,” he said. “The generosity in this valley is just […]

Back in the saddle, with no shortage of opinions

By Chris Freud And we are back.Three weeks in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, leads to a lot of pent-up sports thoughts — including my gratitude for altitude when it comes to the fight of a golf ball — so here we go:• I’m pretty sure the NBA season is almost over. Seriously, people give me […]

NOD basketball camp returns for 11th year

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — Several local basketball stars and coaches are hosting the 11th annual No Off Days Basketball Academy. Former Division 1 standout Jon Kedrowski and college coach Bob Pietrack launched the camp more than a decade ago.“We started the camp to help give back some of what the valley gave to all […]

Back in the saddle, and with no shortage of opinions

By Chris Freud And we are back.Three weeks in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, leads to a lot of pent-up sports thoughts — including my gratitude for altitude when it come to the fight of a golf ball — so here we go:• I’m pretty sure the NBA season is almost over. Seriously, people give me […]

Vail Daily column: Putting an end to myths

By scott miller “You can cure yourself of HIV if you drink a bottle of Coca-Cola.” “Our community has healers who can cure you if you have sex with them.” These were a few of the horrific misinformed statements I heard from youth when I was working with an African nongovernmental organization in Tanzania in […]

Single vehicle crash kills Glenwood man Monday

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — A Glenwood Springs man died when his truck rolled off the westbound land of Interstate 70, slightly east of Gypsum.Evan Carrington, 18, of Glenwood Springs was dead at the scene, according to the Colorado State Patrol.Around 8 a.m. Monday, Carrington was driving west along Interstate 70 when his 1999 Ford […]

Putting an end to myths

By scott miller ‘You can cure yourself of HIV if you drink a bottle of Coca-Cola. Our community has healers who can cure you if you have sex with them.’ These were a few of the horrific mis-informed statements I heard from youth when I was working with an African NGO in Tanzania in 2005. […]