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Yonder Mountain String Band brings bluegrass to Breckenridge (1)

April 15, 2014 — 

Adam Aijala, guitar and vocals for Yonder Mountain String Band, said he doesn’t have a template for his songs, but he gets on kicks of writing about relationships or “the …

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Keystone Resort rounds out ski season with Slush Cup, Easter egg hunt (2)

April 15, 2014 — 

There are only a few days left to take your last mashed-potato spring snow turns of the season at Keystone Resort. The resort’s final day of operation for the season …

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Summit County gear review: Three hot new items for Alpine touring (3)

April 13, 2014 — 

From more tracks in the backcountry to more ski equipment companies dipping into the alpine touring market, there’s no question that the “earn your turns” touring crowd is growing in …

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Ruckman four-time winner at Breckenridge Imperial Challenge ski triathlon (5)

April 12, 2014 — 

While the annual Masters golf tournament may be ringing in springtime at Augusta National and on TVs across the country this weekend, here in the High Country we have our …

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The Gear Junkie: Footwear ‘built In the USA’ (6)

April 12, 2014 — 

Unfinished and ready for assembly, the footwear pieces arrive at the factory in Portland, Ore. Machines and human hands work together to forge, weld, cut, snip, grind and produce hundreds …

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Easter entertaining: Balancing Bibles and bunnies, with a side of lamb (7)

April 11, 2014 — 

PBS chef and author Christy Rost, of Breckenridge, said when you are entertaining for Easter, always have something savory that makes everyone’s mouth water, so that when people arrive, the …

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Breckenridge Heritage Alliance donates books to elementary schools (8)

April 11, 2014 — 

Heritage Alliance donates books to elementary schools The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is donating copies of local historian Sandra Mather’s children’s book “Historic Footprints” to Upper Blue and Breckenridge elementary schools. …

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Breckenridge film appreciation class to study the art of the silver screen (9)

April 10, 2014 — 

Leonardo Santana wants to share his love of film with others. Santana moved to Summit County last year and quickly immersed himself in local film culture, working as a film …

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Gin Blossoms play Breckenridge Spring Fever (10)

April 10, 2014 — 

Spring Fever cranks up the volume this weekend with the first two of four headlining concerts on the snow at the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge, starting with Big …

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CORRECTION: Author of ‘Getting Green Done’ comes to Summit County (11)

April 10, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: Due to incorrect information from Colorado Mountain College, the print version of this article erroneously reported that author Auden Schendler woud be speaking at CMC on Friday, April …

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Music Scene: Jonny G’s in Frisco welcomes Beau Thomas Band (12)

April 10, 2014 — 

Friday, April 11 Jonny G’s welcomes Beau Thomas Band The Beau Thomas Band will play a free show at Jonny G’s in Frisco on Friday, April 11. Thomas is a …

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Choral Society director, choir give presentation with at CMC Breckenridge (13)

April 10, 2014 — 

The arts are an important part of a community, providing a creative outlet, bringing people together to collaborate and helping to grow our appreciation for the beauty in the world …

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Education Foundation raises more than $10,000 at weekend event (14)

April 9, 2014 — 

Education Foundation of the Summit’s fourth-annual spring fundraiser on Saturday, April 5, was deemed a success by the foundation board. This year’s theme was Trivia Night Fever, and the entire …

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Art on a Whim in Breckenridge hosts artist Talia Swartz this weekend (15)

April 9, 2014 — 

On occasion, though not frequently enough, art derives its sole purpose from putting a smile on its viewer’s faces. Such is the case with the work of Talia Swartz. Her …

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Fishing report: Spring fishing offers mixed conditions (16)

April 9, 2014 — 

Spring fishing, like the weather, is often mixed. With no major snowstorms in the immediate forecast, now is a great time to get out. Other than inlet areas, most High …

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Spring Fever Beer Fest brings more than 30 breweries to Breckenridge (17)

April 8, 2014 — 

Eager drinkers shuffled from tent to tent, cups outstretched like so many grown-up Oliver Twists, pleading with their eyes, “Please sir, I want some more.” Brewery representatives complied, topping off …

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Film fest partners with Backstage Theatre for screening of ‘Antarctica’ (18)

April 8, 2014 — 

Unlike many documentaries of Antarctica that focus on the wildlife, “Antarctica: A Year on Ice” gives an insight into the life of those hardy souls who spend six to 12 …

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre holding auditions for production of ‘Shrek’ (19)

April 8, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is seeking strong singers, actors and dancers (ages 7 to 70) for its Labor Day production of “Shrek the Musical.” “Shrek” is based on the Oscar-winning …

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Gear Junkie review: Taking a walk in anatomically correct shoes (20)

April 5, 2014 — 

It must have been a stinky task, but in 2010, a research lab in Germany intricately scanned the feet of 2,500 athletes. The project, funded by Danish footwear giant ECCO, …

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