Long before the first ski runs were ever carved into the mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek, Eagle County drew adventurous settlers and pioneers who brought life to the mines and the Eagle River Valley. Allow local journalist and historian Kathy Heicher to introduce you to the Doll brothers as they establish their ranching and business legacy. Ride a stagecoach with Sarah Doherty, Cattle Queen of the Badlands. Follow Jake Borah through bear country with President Theodore Roosevelt and his hunting cabinet." Trail cattle alongside Ellis "Bearcat" Bearden and his ranching family. Meet a cast of characters whose stories arc across decades and reach the very roots of this beautiful mountain valley."
About the Author
Kathy Heicher is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a reporter for various Eagle County newspapers for over 40 years. Her newspaper assignments and interviews have taken her to the far corners of Eagle County and prompted her interest in local history. She has served as president of the Eagle County Historical Society for the past 10 years. The Eagle County Historical Society is dedicated to sharing and preserving Eagle County's rich history, one that makes the West the West."?"