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Book review: ‘The Places in Between,’ by Rory Stewart (1)

November 22, 2014 — 

The world turned upside down on Sept. 11, 2001, and the last place that the average person wanted to go for an adventure in the wake of that terrible and …

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Book review: ‘A Basket of Trouble,’ by Beth Groundwater (2)

November 16, 2014 — 

Nothing makes a cold winter night better than a good book by a warm fire. Even better is a fun, classic whodunit mystery written by a talented Colorado author. Beth …

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‘The 1940s Radio Hour’ rounds out Lake Dillon Theatre Company season (3)

November 14, 2014 — 

“It’s a fun, easy night of classic entertainment,” said cast member William Lucas, who plays radio producer Clifton Feddington, when asked to sum up the latest musical comedy offering from …

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Book review: ‘The Two-Year Mountain: A Nepal Journey,’ by Phil Deutschle (4)

November 8, 2014 — 

More than 50 years ago, President Kennedy inaugurated the Peace Corps program, in the hope of encouraging Americans to serve overseas at the height of the Cold War in a …

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Step by step (5)

November 7, 2014 — 

Minturn resident Elise Reynolds has had a Fitbit Flex since mid-July. She was given her violet fitness tracker bracelet by Women’s Health magazine, to test the device as one of …

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Local artist presents first-ever show of his paintings in Breckenridge (6)

November 7, 2014 — 

An art show featuring the paintings of Breckenridge artist Mauricio Meneses will open Sunday, Nov. 9, at Art Supply Breckenridge on Ridge Street. The exhibit, titled “Dreams in Color,” includes …

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Summit County residents find creative outlet through shops on Etsy (7)

November 7, 2014 — 

Imagine waking up every morning and getting paid to do what you love. That’s the dream, isn’t it? Few folks posses enough gumption to make it happen or are crazy …

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Frisco family’s train set inspired by local history needs a home (8)

November 1, 2014 — 

Tucked away in the basement of a wood-paneled house on County Road 1040 in Frisco is a miniature wonderland, a quaint village of tiny houses and pocket-sized townspeople going about …

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Where to skimp, where to splurge: Shop like a gearhound for winter (9)

October 25, 2014 — 

It’s the curse of alpine addicts the world over: New gear is expensive — ridiculously expensive. And that’s not just colloquial wisdom. Let the numbers do the talking: During the …

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Book review: ‘Chickens in the Road,’ by Suzanne McMinn (10)

October 24, 2014 — 

With our world running a million miles a minute, and few opportunities left where we can unplug and get away from the intense and fast-paced madness of it all, we …

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Book review: ‘Sherwood,’ by Sherwood ‘Woody’ Stockwell (11)

October 22, 2014 — 

Woody Stockwell’s small book perfectly captures Rupert Montgomery Sherwood’s larger-than-life life in a classic American tale. Stockwell’s biography captures the colorful sweep of American history through which Sherwood passed. Sherwood …

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Fall to winter women’s fashions for Breckenridge, Summit County (12)

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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Common Reader: ‘Cabin Fever’ author comes to CMC in Breckenridge (13)

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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Road Trip: Idaho Springs gives visitors a dose of mountain charm (14)

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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Summit Daily Landscape Logic column: Put the garden to bed (15)

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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Book review: ‘Too High to Fail,’ by Doug Fine (16)

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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Down and dirty in Fairy Caves (17)

October 10, 2014 — 

For the average person, a standard guided tour of the Fairy Caves at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is enough to satisfy any desire for underground adventure. But the Western …

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‘The Mountaintop’ shows another side of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (18)

October 9, 2014 — 

“Magical, surprisingly funny, full of humanity,” said Christopher Alleman, Lake Dillon Theatre Company producing artistic director, about the substance of the upcoming production “The Mountaintop.” “And we feel it is …

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Summit Daily travel story: On and off the beaten path in the Caymans (19)

October 4, 2014 — 

the feeling of silky smooth sand between your toes as you walk from your beach chair to the 85-degree salt water is the Holy Grail of beach vacations. Tropical destinations …

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Book review: ‘The Goldfinch,’ By Donna Tartt (20)

October 3, 2014 — 

Nothing beats a good book with an enigmatic opening. An author can quickly lure a reader in with carefully placed morsels that tantalize and intrigue. Such is the case with …

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