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Social Summit: Catching the first turns of the season at A-Basin (1)

October 18, 2014 — 

A couple thousand enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders flocked to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Friday, Oct. 17, for the first day of the Colorado ski season. Five inches of natural …

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Local author Suzanne Silverthorn pairs a sprawling postcard collection with Western history (2)

October 18, 2014 — 

For an author who lives in one of Colorado’s most picturesque valleys, Suzanne Silverthorn is surprisingly smitten with faded postcards. And yet, Silverthorn isn’t quite drawn to airbrushed snapshots — …

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Fall to winter women’s fashions for Breckenridge, Summit County (3)

October 17, 2014 — 

Temperatures are dropping, aspen leaves are falling, and it’s time to swap out your summer wardrobe. Fall fashion calls for warm, cozy, effortless pieces. We hit up some local shops …

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New book encourages kids to exchange Halloween candy for toys (4)

October 17, 2014 — 

Each year, Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy for Halloween. Through trick-or-treat nights and holiday parties, these sweet treats are dispersed to children pieces at a time but …

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Meta Yoga Schools kicks off second yoga teacher training in October (5)

October 17, 2014 — 

Meta Yoga Schools, a division of Meta Yoga Studios based out of Breckenridge and soon in Frisco, is offering its next 10-week, 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Training starting …

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Support orphans in Kenya at fundraiser in Breckenridge (6)

October 17, 2014 — 

Downstairs at Eric’s restaurant, in Breckenridge, will host a fundraiser to support orphans in Kenya on Thursday, Oct. 23. From 7 to 10 p.m., guests are welcome to indulge in …

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Music Scene: Snake River Saloon in Keystone hosts New Family Dog (7)

October 17, 2014 — 

Friday, Oct. 17 Snake hosts New Family Dog New Family Dog will play the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, Oct. 17. New Family Dog is Jon Ridnell’s latest …

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Reggie Rivers presents ‘The Tightrope Mentality’ at Summit library (8)

October 17, 2014 — 

On Saturday, Oct. 18, former Denver Bronco, media personality, motivational speaker and author Reggie Rivers will share “The Tightrope Mentality” at 6:30 p.m. in the Summit County Library’s North Branch …

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Circus performers come to Keystone for Wine in the Pines (9)

October 16, 2014 — 

The annual Wine in the Pines fundraiser, which this year benefits Ability Connection Colorado, will include entertainment from Imagination Circus Arts, a circus skills school on the Front Range north …

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Breckenridge Grand Vacations hosts family-friendly Fall Festival (10)

October 16, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Grand Vacations will host the fourth-annual Fall Festival in conjunction with GoBreck and the town of Breckenridge on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the …

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Breckenridge Brewery gets back to its roots with Mountain Series (11)

October 15, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Brewery recently launched its Mountain Series, a collection of pilot, small-batch and seasonal brews that pay tribute to the brewery’s roots in Summit County. The brewery opened its doors …

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Build your own alcoholic infusions from the fruits of the forest (12)

October 15, 2014 — 

Novelty cocktails are growing in popularity, making use of the increasing number of craft spirits available in Colorado and surrounding states. One of the cornerstones of the cocktail boom is …

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Enter the KSMT ‘The Mountain’ 40th anniversary logo contest (13)

October 15, 2014 — 

Summit County radio station KSMT “The Mountain” will celebrate its 40th anniversary over the next year, with the actual 40th anniversary falling on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. The station is …

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Colorful Cooking culinary classes in Breckenridge, Silverthorne (14)

October 15, 2014 — 

Tracy Miller, author of the Colorful Cooking culinary column that runs occasionally in the Summit Daily News, will be teaching three cooking classes in Summit County in October. On Thursday, …

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Common Reader: ‘Cabin Fever’ author comes to CMC in Breckenridge (15)

October 14, 2014 — 

On the back cover of Tom Montgomery Fate’s memoir “Cabin Fever” is a synopsis about this, the author’s fifth nonfiction book. “Try to imagine Thoreau married, with a job, three …

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Summit Daily Landscape Logic column: Put the garden to bed (16)

October 14, 2014 — 

Veggie growth in most gardens is about done because of the cool night-time temperature and fewer hours of daylight. With less going on, it’s time to think about fall cleanup …

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Road Trip: Idaho Springs gives visitors a dose of mountain charm (17)

October 14, 2014 — 

When Bonnie Hammett and her husband moved to Idaho Springs more than 10 years ago, they had planned to stay six months. They’d come so he could work on a …

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Spaces still open in Frisco October ‘No School’ Day Camp (18)

October 14, 2014 — 

The town of Frisco’s Recreation Department is offering a “No School” Winter Vacation Sensation (WVS) day camp for children ages 5 to 12 on Friday, Oct. 17; Monday, Oct. 20; …

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Book review: ‘Too High to Fail,’ by Doug Fine (19)

October 11, 2014 — 

Money and morality have butted heads for centuries, rarely making very compatible bedfellows. The most memorable, perhaps, are the ill-conceived years of Prohibition in the 1920s, a curtailment that ended …

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Duo performs at fundraiser for Summit Music and Arts (20)

October 11, 2014 — 

This Summit Music and Arts house concert fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. features entertainer and storyteller Jerry Brown with Summit Music and Arts artist in residence and …

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