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High Gear: Bellwether biking apparel, they're the “other” guys (1)

September 13, 2014 — 

When it comes to biking apparel, one name — Pearl Izumi — is often the first to come to mind. If not that one, maybe one of the major bike …

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A&E briefs: Live music this week around Summit County (2)

September 13, 2014 — 

The Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, with a soiree in a private home in Silverthorne, featuring artistic directors Rieko Aizawa on piano and Jesse …

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Book review: ‘Hollywood of the Rockies,’ by Michael J. Spencer (3)

September 13, 2014 — 

Hollywood is synonymous with American movies, both past and present. Now a big business that has a global market, the earliest days of moving-making were already thriving far away from …

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Colorado Grand charity drive brings sport and racecars to Dillon (4)

September 13, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company and the town of Dillon hosted the 2014 Colorado Grand on Tuesday, Sept. 9, with entrants from around the world and several 1920s and ’30s …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Pie documentary leads family-friendly comedy films (5)

September 13, 2014 — 

Hungry? If you aren’t now, you will be after watching the documentary “Pie Lady of Pie Town,” which will appear in a fun-filled, family-oriented afternoon session of the Breckenridge Film …

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High Country Birding: White-tailed ptarmigan, the chameleon bird (6)

September 13, 2014 — 

Colorado and Summit County’s High Country provide a year-round home to a seldom-seen bird more commonly found in the alpine tundra of Alaska and northwest Canada, the white-tailed ptarmigan. Related …

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Summit Climbing Gym in Silverthorne succeeds as co-op after initial failure (7)

September 13, 2014 — 

For much of the last decade the 3,500-square-foot climbing gym behind Sears in Silverthorne sat vacant. The 32-foot walls and large bouldering area remained intact in the warehouse-like facility with …

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Fortune smiles on Summit (8)

September 12, 2014 — 

Summit County residents are rolling in good fortune this week. The “Guess the Score” contest at Mi Casa has already claimed its first $1000 winner. Participants try to guess the …

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Dancing with the Mountain Stars fundraiser pairs local celebrities with dancing pros (9)

September 12, 2014 — 

They’ve been practicing all summer. Since the middle of June, nine Summit County locals have been improving their moves on the dance floor, with the help of a coach. On …

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Music Scene: Two Dudes bring rock, blues to Breckenridge (10)

September 12, 2014 — 

Friday, Sept. 12 Drew & Brett, aka Two Dudes, come to The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, Sept. 12. Drew & Brett incorporate rock, blues, country and hip-hop music …

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Fundraiser for Matt Lope, of Dillon, brings community together (11)

September 12, 2014 — 

Matt Lope, a town of Dillon employee, was critically injured recently when the car he was riding in was rear-ended. A benefit concert and silent auction will be held on …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Musical nomad, buskers paired for music block (12)

September 12, 2014 — 

City footage from Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Scotland and more intertwine with rich musical tones to create an extended music video unlike anything you’ve seen before. Hear the story of Steve …

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Breck Film Fest: ‘Bis Gleich’ is a quiet gem of a short drama (13)

September 12, 2014 — 

“Bis Gleich” is a quiet gem of a short drama that will appear in the upcoming Breckenridge Film Festival, which is packed full of films that will make you laugh …

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Social Summit: Packed house greets actors in ‘Ring of Fire’ (14)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre was packed with a sold-out crowd for opening night of the theater company’s production of “Ring of Fire” on Friday, Aug. 29. The special small-cast musical …

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Social Summit: Keystone celebrates Oktoberfest with Das Bier Burner (15)

September 11, 2014 — 

Perfect summer weather attended the Keystone Oktoberfest celebration this weekend. As the sun shone down among fluffy white clouds, eventgoers walked through River Run Village, which was filled with booths …

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HC3 celebrates local, sustainable food sources with Harvest Dinner (16)

September 10, 2014 — 

High Country Conservation Center will celebrate local and sustainably produced foods during its sixth-annual Harvest Dinner at Vinny’s Euro American Restaurant in Frisco. The dinner, taking place on Wednesday, Sept. …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Comedy ‘BFFs’ explores two women’s friendship (17)

September 10, 2014 — 

Note: This is the first in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. How close are you with your BFF (best friend forever)? Best …

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Fall-inspired campfire desserts are simple and family-friendly (18)

September 10, 2014 — 

School is back in session, temperatures are starting to dwindle and the feeling of fall is in the air. It’s time to embrace the last glorious weekends of summer and …

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Summit County fishing report: Plenty of options for fall fishing (19)

September 10, 2014 — 

Fall fishing is fast approaching, and by some accounts it’s already here. One thing’s for sure — the crowds have abated, even on the more popular waters. Rivers remain low …

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Breckenridge Oktoberfest returns to Main Street for its 20th year (20)

September 9, 2014 — 

For more than a decade, Pat DeCarli has been a Breckenridge Oktoberfest volunteer. “I started out just selling tickets and the steins and that, and then they created a cash-only …

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