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Breckenridge police blotter: Social media melee spooks bar owner (1)

February 6, 2016 — 

On Jan. 25, the owner of a Breckenridge sports bar contacted Breckenridge police to report a threat against him. He said that a few days before two women had come …

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Mountain Town News: Locals discount card fails to get traction (2)

February 6, 2016 — 

TELLURIDE, Colo. – Shouldn’t ski town residents get discounts for being locals? Wages tend to be low, rent high, and, come March, tempers short. Many businesses do give out discounts …

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Breckenridge police blotter: Craigslist ad fraud ruins woman’s birthday ski trip (3)

February 5, 2016 — 

The blotter is compiled using police reports.In January, a Greeley man decided to buy his wife a Breckenridge ski trip for her upcoming birthday. He went on to Craigslist and …

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Interstate 70 traction bill passes Colorado House (4)

February 3, 2016 — 

An Interstate 70 traction bill that was proposed last year was given another shot this session, with the recommendation of the Transportation Legislative Review Committee (TLRC). House Bill 1039, intended …

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Mountain residents struggle to pay for health insurance (5)

January 31, 2016 — 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —The new era of affordable health care bypassed Terri Newland.She runs a small land-use planning business with her husband, who has diabetes and needs hearing aids. She lives …

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Mountain Town News: Drones authorized for use at Lake Tahoe ski areas (6)

January 30, 2016 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Use of drones on ski slopes in California will soon begin, and a San Francisco-based company said it will expand operations to resorts in Colorado, Idaho, Oregon …

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January 29, 2016 — 

It was late in the morning on Jan. 18 when David Convy heard a sound and took notice. The distinct hissing of skis gave the first report of a skier …

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News briefs: Multiple tires slashed along Illinois Gulch Road in Breckenridge (8)

January 26, 2016 — 

Public safetyMultiple tires slashed along Illinois Gulch Road in BreckenridgeOn Friday, January 15, deputy sheriffs responded to multiple cases of criminal mischief that occurred at the various condo complexes along …

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Breckenridge car crash claims life of mother of one from Blue River (9)

January 26, 2016 — 

A head-on automobile collision just south of Breckenridge claimed the life of a 26-year-old mother of one on Saturday, Jan. 23, shutting down Highway 9 for more than two hours.At …

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Mountain Town News: A river still free-flowing but not without changes (10)

January 23, 2016 — 

DENVER, Colo. – In 2013, Colorado landscape photographer John Fielder took a raft trip down the Yampa River, starting at Steamboat Springs, in preparation for his latest coffee-table book.An accountant …

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Who exactly is behind the lawsuits over the state’s legal marijuana? (11)

January 18, 2016 — 

Three of the four marijuana-centered lawsuits filed against Colorado officials and businesses were organized and at least partially funded by out-of-state anti-drug organizations and socially-conservative law firms, a Denver Post …

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Q&A: Talking Colorado budget, education with Rep. Millie Hamner (12)

January 15, 2016 — 

After the legislative session started on Wednesday, Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, has been busy as the new chair of the Joint Budget Committee. This session, she will work to form …

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Colorado child abuse and neglect hotline saw more calls than projected (13)

January 12, 2016 — 

Just a year after Colorado’s statewide child abuse and neglect reporting hotline was launched on Jan. 1, 2015, the number of calls across the state has exceeded expectations. Initially expecting …

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Colorado lawmakers asked to help with skyrocketing health insurance costs (14)

January 9, 2016 — 

EAGLE — When health insurance prices soared by as much as 50 percent for some individuals in Colorado’s High Country, the outcry got the attention of the resort region’s elected …

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Summit County EMS team up to respond to medical calls for holidays (15)

January 7, 2016 — 

Holiday visitors kept the Summit County Ambulance staff on its toes last month, with peak levels of calls continuing throughout the new year. However, between the joined forces of the …

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I-70 Traction Bill to return to Colorado legislature this session (16)

January 2, 2016 — 

On a busy winter weekend, Interstate 70 slows to a crawl, bogged down by heavy traffic and snow. While the mountain corridor has always posed a difficult puzzle for the …

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Ski areas win water fight with feds (17)

January 1, 2016 — 

WASHINGTON — The latest potential federal water grab may have dried up Wednesday morning when the Forest Service threw in the towel.Ski-area operators and ranchers say the U.S. Forest Service …

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Interstate 70 toll lane fees low for first two weeks (18)

December 28, 2015 — 

Two weeks after its official opening, Colorado Department of Transportation officials see the Interstate 70 Express Lane as a success. The 13-mile toll lane, stretching eastbound between Empire and Idaho …

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Kaiser offering door-to-door medical care (19)

December 26, 2015 — 

EDWARDS - Colorado’s largest nonprofit health plan is willing to drive you to Denver, put you in a hotel, handle your medical procedure and drive you home if it’s less …

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Man partially buried in Breckenridge backcountry avalanche (20)

December 22, 2015 — 

While last week’s fresh snow makes for powdery slopes, several avalanches were reported over the weekend. One human-triggered slide buried a snowboarder up to his neck in a backcountry slide …

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