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Book review: ‘Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout,’ by Philip Connors (1)

June 27, 2015 — 

There is no greater moment of dread for those living in the arid West than that instant when a thin tendril of smoke is spotted on the hillside. Fire can …

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High Altitude Birding: Broad-tailed hummingbirds come to Summit County (2)

June 27, 2015 — 

Summit County is home to a single nesting hummingbird species — the broad-tailed — and by now, they have returned from their winter range in the mountains of Mexico to …

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Flights & Bites: Blue Stag Saloon in Breckenridge celebrates first anniversary (3)

June 25, 2015 — 

Blue Stag Saloon in Breckenridge celebrates first anniversary The Blue Stag Saloon, located at 323 S. Main St. in Breckenridge, is hosting a one-year anniversary party from 11 a.m. to …

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Bacon 101: A Q&A with certified bacon instructor Marshall Porter (4)

June 25, 2015 — 

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour will celebrate its fifth anniversary in Keystone on Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28, with more than a ton and a half of bacon …

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High Altitude Baking: Blueberry shortcake crumble (recipe) (5)

June 24, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Book review: ‘Don’t Wait for the Next War,’ by Gen. (Ret.) Wesley Clark (6)

June 21, 2015 — 

Voices of reason are few and far between in these days of 24/7 shock news headlines, polarizing talking heads and a fractured and ineffective Congress. With his most recent book, …

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Attend a panel discussion about Shakespeare with Lake Dillon Theatre Company (7)

June 19, 2015 — 

On Saturday, June 20, the Lake Dillon Theatre Company will present The Usual Shakespects, a free, educational event exploring the true identity of the person often credited as the greatest …

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Dig In: Black Forest and strawberry-banana muffins are healthy treats (recipe) (8)

June 18, 2015 — 

I love being able to say “yes” to my kids. There are so many things that I must say “no” to for safety and sanity’s sake that it’s a delight …

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Lake Dillon Brew Festival returns Saturday (9)

June 17, 2015 — 

The Lake Dillon Brew Fest returns to the shores of Dillon Reservoir on Saturday, June 20, with beer samples from more than 25 Colorado breweries. Here’s a rundown of a …

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Breckenridge artist Emily Wahl displays watercolor works at Arts Alive, Yellow Arrow (10)

June 10, 2015 — 

Breckenridge artist Emily Wahl, Arts Alive Gallery’s Featured Artist of the Month, is exhibiting a collection of original watercolors titled “Mountain Escapes” at the gallery in Breckenridge, with a reception …

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Book review: ‘Far From the Madding Crowd,’ by Thomas Hardy (11)

June 7, 2015 — 

Reading classics can be a bit like listening to great pieces of music. Often accompanying the experience is a weighty realization that some universal truth has been put forth within …

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Satire on stage with ‘Gutenberg! The Musical’ at Lake Dillon Theatre (12)

June 5, 2015 — 

“Silliness and satire. A ton of laughs,” said Josh Blanchard, executive director of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company, when describing the company’s newest musical comedy, “Gutenberg! The Musical.”The premise is …

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Book review: ‘The Astronaut Wives Club,’ Lily Koppel (13)

May 30, 2015 — 

Nearly everyone who was old enough to remember witnessing it on their televisions can recall the moment Neil Armstrong beamed back to Earth his famous words, “The Eagle has landed.” …

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Call for kid illustrators held in Breckenridge for new Eli and Mort book (14)

May 27, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts and authors Elyssa Pallai and Ken Nager are giving local aspiring artists an opportunity to be part of the magic of producing a new children’s book. “Eli …

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The Colorado Grand Scholarship winning essay by senior Justin Jacobi (15)

May 27, 2015 — 

To see the world through someone else’s point of view or experience emotions in a visceral way is the essence of art. To walk a mile in someone’s shoes tells …

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Book review: ‘The Emerald Mile,’ by Kevin Fedarko (16)

May 23, 2015 — 

The Grand Canyon is one of the most familiar and beloved landmarks in the United States, even to those who have only seen it in pictures. The 277-mile chasm is …

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Book review: ‘Grace, Under Pressure,’ by Sophie Walker (17)

May 16, 2015 — 

“Do I have to clean my teeth tonight?” is how Sophie Walker’s heartfelt memoir, “Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl With Asperger’s and Her Marathon Mom” begins. It was those daily …

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Breckenridge Arts District hosts ceramicists Ronald Shaw, Jeni Licata (18)

May 15, 2015 — 

Ceramic artists Ronald Shaw and Jeni Licata, of West Palm Beach, Florida, are in residence at the Robert Whyte House in the Breckenridge Arts District through Sunday, June 21. The …

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Colorado Preservation recognizes Breckenridge’s historical stewardship (19)

May 15, 2015 — 

The town of Breckenridge received a 2015 Preservation Honor Award from Colorado Preservation Inc., Colorado’s nonprofit historic preservation advocacy organization, at the 25th annual Dana Crawford Awards Celebration at the …

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Q&A with Lake Dillon Theatre Company scenic designer Jared Grohs (20)

May 13, 2015 — 

Scenic designer Jared Grohs celebrates his 11th season with the Lake Dillon Theatre Company in 2015, having designed more than 60 productions since his first set for the company, “Three …

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