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Green Mountain Reservoir site of weekend motorcycle crash (1)

July 21, 2014 — 

A Kremmling man is in critical condition at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood after crashing his motorcycle Sunday, July 20, into Green Mountain Reservoir. Jeremiah Berry, 38, was reportedly driving …

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Frisco Fun Club counselors recognized for saving man’s life (2)

July 10, 2014 — 

June 25 is a day that Jack Mallahan and Jesse Risch won’t soon forget. The two Frisco Fun Club counselors were just wrapping up a day of hiking at Rainbow …

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Machete attack victim expresses sympathy for 16-year-old suspect (3)

July 8, 2014 — 

The charges against Tyrus Walter Vanmatre, one of two suspects in the alleged Swan Mountain machete attack, have been amended to include two counts of felony kidnapping. Vanmatre, 20, of …

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Man dies during rafting trip on the Blue River north of Silverthorne (4)

July 6, 2014 — 

A man died Sunday during a rafting trip on the Blue River north of Silverthorne. Charles Emery, 70, of Denver, was part of a group of nine people on a …

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Lake Dillon Fire, Summit County team up to offer half-price street-address signs (5)

July 4, 2014 — 

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue now is offering half-price street-address signs to district residents, thanks to $10,000 in matching funds approved by the Summit County Wildfire Council and the Board of County …

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Breckenridge announces road closures for holiday festivities (6)

July 3, 2014 — 

The annual Fourth of July parade in Breckenridge is set to kick off at 9:30 a.m., followed by a fireworks show at 9:45 p.m. As residents and guests prepare for …

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Second suspect in Summit County machete attack could be tried as adult (7)

July 3, 2014 — 

Bond for Brodi Olson, the second suspect in the alleged Swan Mountain machete attack, was set at $100,000 Thursday, July 3, in Summit County District Court. Olson, 16, of the …

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Summit County sheriff says zero tolerance on fireworks ban (8)

July 2, 2014 — 

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office will have a zero-tolerance policy for people violating the statewide fireworks ban this holiday weekend. “Spending the Fourth of July in jail, I’ve heard, sucks,” …

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Summit County firefighters battle 3 small blazes in Heeney (9)

July 2, 2014 — 

The grass is green and the spring melt is not yet finished, but that didn’t stop three small fires from igniting Monday, June 30, along Heeney Road 30. Firefighters from …

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Victims identified in Loveland Ski Area plane crash as Ohio family on vacation (10)

July 1, 2014 — 

On June 30, James and Amy Kerker’s single-engine airplane was en route to Moab, Utah, when it crashed suddenly at Loveland Ski Area and burst into flames. They were on …

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Death toll now at 3 in Loveland Ski Area plane crash, investigators say (11)

June 30, 2014 — 

A single-engine airplane crash at Loveland Ski Area on Monday morning claimed the lives of three people, according to investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board. A hiker witnessed the …

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Federal protection sought for wild horses in the western US (12)

June 28, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second …

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Rural Summit County community takes active stand against wildfire threat (13)

June 27, 2014 — 

Clusters of dead lodgepole pines rise on a nearby mountainside like gray, skeletal fingers. The slope of decaying conifers, ripe fuel for wildfires, closes in on the community of Pebble …

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Summit County wood chipping program kicks off Monday (14)

June 26, 2014 — 

Summit County government and the Summit County Wildfire Council will kick off the 2014 Summit County Chipping Program on Monday, June 30. The free program helps property owners create defensible …

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Bob Beauprez wins Colorado governor GOP primary (15)

June 24, 2014 — 

DENVER — Republican voters on Tuesday opted for U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, pinning their hopes to end a long electoral drought in …

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Republicans pick Ken Buck as congressional nominee (16)

June 24, 2014 — 

DENVER — Republicans selected Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck on Tuesday to be their nominee for Congress in a district representing the eastern third of the state, making it …

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Summit County fire departments alert residents about wildfire drills next week (17)

June 22, 2014 — 

Summit County firefighters will conduct wildfire-response drills in three neighborhoods around the community next week to sharpen their preparation for summer. The drills will take place in the Gold Hill …

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Man dies after being hit by car on Highway 9 north of Silverthorne (18)

June 21, 2014 — 

A man was struck by a car and killed on Highway 9 north of Silverthorne late Friday night. Thomas Vigil, 27, of Northglenn, Colorado, was running across the road when …

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Frisco’s Miners Creek may be home to summertime squatters (19)

June 15, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service has received reports of people camping near the Miners Creek trailhead in Frisco and although Dillon Ranger District officials have not been able to locate the …

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Summit County firefighters explain wildfire ratings (20)

June 15, 2014 — 

Memorial Day typically marks the beginning of the wildfire season in Summit County and despite high water dominating the early summer headlines, local fire officials say a wildfire can still …

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