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Silverthorne calf moose on the mend, not out of the woods yet (1)

April 14, 2014 — 

Saturday, April 12 marked the two-week point since a calf moose was found injured along the banks of the Blue River in Silverthorne. Despite public concerns about a perceived lack …

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Summit County police blotter: Deputies led on scavenger hunt by burglary suspect (2)

April 13, 2014 — 

It’s not often a burglary suspect returns to the scene of a crime, but it’s also almost unheard of for a suspect to lead law enforcement officers on a scavenger …

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Colorado Highway 9 near Breckenridge to see roadwork resume (3)

April 11, 2014 — 

Locals driving between Frisco and Breckenridge may have noticed the return this week of work crews, who shut down lanes in both directions and began sweeping the roadway in anticipation …

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Summit County Sheriff’s Office collects 46 pounds of prescription drugs during 9Health Fair (4)

April 9, 2014 — 

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office announced this week it collected approximately 46 pounds of expired and unused prescription drugs from the community during the 9Health Fair Saturday, April 5 at …

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Red White & Blue Fire receives award for accurate financial reporting (5)

April 8, 2014 — 

For the third consecutive year, the Red White & Blue Fire Protection District received recognition for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award was presented …

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Copper Mountain’s new fire chief promotes Daniel Moroz to fire marshal (6)

April 7, 2014 — 

Last month, Gary Curmode took the helm as chief of Copper Mountain Fire Department. As one of his first pieces of business, Curmode announced last week the promotion of code …

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Summit County Wildfire Council joins Fire Adapted Communities Network (7)

April 7, 2014 — 

Summit County has been chosen to join a select group of pilot communities across the country that are leading the way in wildfire mitigation and adaptation, according to a county …

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Copper Mountain Fire unveils new equipment (8)

April 7, 2014 — 

Copper Mountain residents can expect a new look from their local firefighters as Copper Mountain Fire Department announced last week it has issued the first round of new gear to …

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Copper Mountain hires Gary Curmode as new fire chief (9)

April 7, 2014 — 

The Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District and Copper Mountain Fire Rescue last week announced the hiring of Gary Curmode as fire chief. Curmode was selected after a lengthy nationwide search, …

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Copper Mountain Fire responds to Interstate 70 crash; woman in critical condition (10)

April 3, 2014 — 

A 37-year-old Westminster woman was rushed to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Tuesday, April 1, following a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Copper Mountain Resort. The crash occurred at …

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Summit County hosts annual prescription drug take-back day (11)

April 3, 2014 — 

Summit County government invites residents to give their medicine cabinets a spring cleaning by bringing unused, unwanted and expired medications to the 9Health Fair from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, …

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Injured Silverthorne moose calf needs space, wildlife officials say (12)

April 2, 2014 — 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are well aware of the public’s concerns about an injured moose in Silverthorne. They said on Wednesday, April 2, that the young calf’s best chance …

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Breckenridge landlord wins $100,000 judgment against tenant (13)

April 1, 2014 — 

Chief Judge Mark Thompson, of the 5th Judicial District, on Tuesday, April 1, awarded more than $100,000 in damages to Breckenridge landlord George McLaughlin for lost rental income, property damage …

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Lake Dillon Fire rolls new engine into service for emergency response (14)

March 31, 2014 — 

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue plans to roll a brand new 2014 Rosenbauer fire engine into service this week after it passed rigorous “acceptance” testing and driver training, and was outfitted with …

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Breckenridge Police announce zero tolerance policy for ‘Gaper Day’ (15)

March 30, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Police officers, in conjunction with the staff of Breckenridge Ski Resort, will be out in full force Tuesday, April 1 for “Gaper Day,” according to a department news release. …

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Summit County sheriff's marijuana FAQ hits the street (16)

March 24, 2014 — 

Last week, the Summit County Commission and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office released information to help residents and visitors better understand requirements related to the use, purchase and possession of …

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Summit County Coroner’s Office announces first citizen’s academy (17)

March 23, 2014 — 

The Summit County Office of the Coroner announced Monday, March 24 it is accepting applications for the first Summit County Citizens Coroner Academy. The academy is free, but space is …

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Summit Cove Daisy Scout Troop honors sheriff’s office as hometown heroes (18)

March 23, 2014 — 

On Monday, March 17, Summit Cove Daisy Scout Troop 979 of the Girl Scouts of the USA presented 10 cases of Girl Scout Cookies™ to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office …

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Breckenridge moose activity heating up (19)

March 23, 2014 — 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Breckenridge Police Department have recently seen an increase in the number of moose encounters in the Breckenridge area, according to a joint news release. …

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Silverthorne’s Blue River Trail latest home for two moose (20)

March 16, 2014 — 

Two moose were spotted this month in Silverthorne along the Blue River Trail near Silverthorne Town Hall and the North Branch Library, according to a town of Silverthorne news release. …

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