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Jelly Belly team to train for USA Pro Challenge at Keystone Resort (1)

July 29, 2014 — 

At least one pro cycling team will call Summit County home for the week leading up to this year’s seven-stage USA Pro Challenge cycling race. Representatives from the Jelly Belly …

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Milanov is final candidate for conductor of Breckenridge orchestra (2)

July 29, 2014 — 

It has been an exciting summer for the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra, which so far has played under the talented hands of two guest conductors — Francesco Lecce-Chong and David …

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Share throwback photos to win trip to Breckenridge, Epic Passes (3)

July 29, 2014 — 

To celebrate “where it all began” and look ahead to the future of Breckenridge at Peak 8, the Best of Breckenridge team is kicking off a Throwback Breck photo campaign …

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Book review: ‘Shadow of the Silk Road,’ by Colin Thubron (4)

July 29, 2014 — 

The love of traveling has always paired perfectly with the love of history; indeed, the two are inseparable, for experiencing the vibrant and bustling sites of the world goes hand …

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La Maratona Verticale challenges runners at Copper Mountain (5)

July 26, 2014 — 

As with most first-year events, it’s often more about future potential than immediate success. That would appear to have been the case this weekend with the first running of La …

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King Arthur says ‘Play it again Spam’ to the Backstage Theatre (6)

July 26, 2014 — 

Join cast members from Monty Python’s “Spamalot” for an evening of live music and fun on Wednesday, July 30, at the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre. The multi-talented cast is led by …

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Summit Extreme 10U team finishes second at state (7)

July 26, 2014 — 

The Summit Extreme 10U baseball team recently finished second at the USSSA State Championships. Manger Steve Misch’s 10U squad won five games in a row to make an unexpected run …

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Danzmayr to lead BMF Orchestra as audiences help choose new conductor (8)

July 26, 2014 — 

It’s a logical choice, Austrian conductor David Danzmayr said, to include selections of Austrian music on the programs for his Thursday, July 31, and Saturday, Aug. 2, concerts with the …

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Gear Junkie takes a taste of something salty (9)

July 26, 2014 — 

Sugary flavors tend to rule in the energy bar aisle. But not all bars skew fruity and sweet. A new line this spring from Kind includes seeds and legumes, among …

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Summit County Rescue Group cautions summer hikers: Be prepared (10)

July 25, 2014 — 

You’re deep in the backcountry, your cellphone’s nearly dead and you seem to have just lost the barely distinguishable trail you were on not too long ago. It’s getting dark. …

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Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn perform in Breckenridge (11)

July 25, 2014 — 

On Sunday, July 27, Bela Fleck and his wife, Abigail Washburn, will bring their complementary picking styles to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge for an intimate evening performance. From composing …

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Breckenridge Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra join forces (12)

July 25, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Music Festival and National Repertory Orchestra will join forces for “The Joint Concert of the BMF and NRO” on Saturday, July 26, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. …

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Meet Your Forest: FDRD, Summit Seniors restore illegal campsites (13)

July 25, 2014 — 

Dispersed camping in the Dillon Ranger District offers campers a unique opportunity to stay in more isolated areas of the national forest, outside of developed campgrounds, without necessarily having to …

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Music Scene: FAC at Keystone with the Goonies (14)

July 25, 2014 — 

Friday, July 25 The Goonies will play Friday Afternoon Club at Keystone on Friday, July 25, at the Summit House at the top of Dercum Mountain. Based in Boulder, this …

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Woodworker is part of 13th annual Breckenridge Main Street Festival (15)

July 25, 2014 — 

Like the Byrds singing “Turn! Turn! Turn!” such is fine-art woodworker John Koch’s life. You can see and purchase Koch’s works this weekend at the 13th annual Breckenridge Main Street …

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Painter Melinda Nemechek featured at Breckenridge Main Street Festival (16)

July 25, 2014 — 

“Melinda Nemechek was my late mother’s favorite artist,” said Mark Beling, director of the Breckenridge Mountain Art Festivals, addressing a group of fine artists recently. “You’ll always be in my …

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John Adams Band pays tribute to music of John Denver in Breckenridge (17)

July 25, 2014 — 

Celebrate Colorado with the music of John Denver, performed by the John Adams Band and brought to life with John Fielder’s nature photography, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on …

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Turk’s Trail extension to be completed in Breckenridge’s French Gulch (18)

July 24, 2014 — 

The town of Breckenridge Open Space and Trails Department and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado will join forces this weekend to complete a highly anticipated extension on Turk’s Trail — part …

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Summit County Garden Tour shows off some of the best blooms in town (19)

July 24, 2014 — 

There are nine gardens on the Summit County Garden Tour this year, and each one is different. Each one is its own unique blend of soft and bold colors, planned …

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25 years of Courage Classic (20)

July 24, 2014 — 

This weekend marked the 25th year for the Courage Classic bike tour. More than 2,000 cyclists participated in the event, which raises money for Children’s Hospital Colorado. Riders came out …

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