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The rise and fall of the A-frame in Summit County (1)

March 1, 2015 — 

You see them everywhere. Often, they exist in groups, small pockets spread throughout Summit’s neighborhoods. “On the hills above Silverthorne,” someone will say, or “right when you get into Keystone” …

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Book review: ‘The Lowland,’ by Jhumpa Lahiri (2)

February 28, 2015 — 

Author and Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri is best known for her exquisite short stories that take the reader across the globe, distilling the lives of her characters into a …

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Meet Your Forest: What’s happening with pine beetles in our forests? (3)

February 27, 2015 — 

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is a two-needled pine that grows at elevations as high as 12,000 feet and is well suited to the White River National Forest ecosystem. It is …

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Book review: ‘Ski Bums and the Art of Skiing,’ by Tom Simek (4)

February 24, 2015 — 

Nearly everyone who has settled in Summit County and other Colorado resort areas has done so partly because of the skiing that is within minutes of any doorstep. There are …

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Local author publishes book of sage insights from a powder hound (5)

February 24, 2015 — 

The idea for Tom Simek’s memoir, “Ski Bums and the Art of Skiing,” began as an itch in the back of his mind as he idled away the hours in …

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Road Trip: Adventure to The Observatory near Telluride (6)

February 21, 2015 — 

It isn’t easy to get to The Observatory at Alta Lakes, but it’s a worthwhile endeavor. Located on a remote site about 30 minutes above the town of Telluride, access …

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See the inspiration behind the art at Arts Alive in Breckenridge (7)

February 21, 2015 — 

When you look at a work of art, do you ever wonder what inspired it? What image or view or moment caught the eye of the artist and compelled him …

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Photos by nanny, focus of film up for Oscar, in legal limbo (8)

February 20, 2015 — 

CHICAGO — A messy legal fight over copyrights to streetscape photos shot by a Chicago nanny whose life is chronicled in “Finding Vivian Maier,” which is nominated for an Oscar …

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Photographer Todd Powell displays work at Arts Alive in Breckenridge (9)

February 14, 2015 — 

For more than 27 years, Todd Powell has been producing natural and urban landscape images in and around Summit County, taking random road trips around the state to add to …

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‘A Night on Bourbon Street’ (10)

February 11, 2015 — 

Each winter, the Lake Dillon Theatre Company hosts Broadway at the Summit, a snazzy soiree that celebrates the theater company and what it’s accomplished throughout the year with the help …

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Artist creates lithographs for World Championships in Vail, Beaver Creek (11)

February 11, 2015 — 

When Avon resident Rich Staats was a child, his father collected commemorative Hummel bells, porcelain keepsakes released each year. It started when the family lived in Germany, but continued even …

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Summit County Home ideas: Interior design trends for 2015 (12)

February 7, 2015 — 

Design trends and color forecasting tend to be a bit like the chicken and the egg — which comes first? Do color forecasters, such as the Pantone Color Institute, choose …

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Local artists create artwork for The Boatyard in Frisco during wee hours (13)

February 3, 2015 — 

Silverthorne artist Bonnie Norling Wakeman has created sculpted relief murals for private homes and businesses all over Summit County, but it’s not often that you will find her on site, …

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Book review: ‘Storm and Sorrow in the High Pamirs,’ by Bob Craig (14)

February 1, 2015 — 

As the Summit County community is adjusting to a world without longtime local and Keystone Center founder Bob Craig, it is perhaps a good time to revisit “Storm and Sorrow …

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Meet Your Forest: Keep backcountry travel safe, enjoyable for you and others (15)

January 31, 2015 — 

Winter is the season for fun and adventure in Summit County and the surrounding Colorado mountains — skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. While planning your outings, keep safety in mind for …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts becomes independent nonprofit organization (16)

January 27, 2015 — 

Established in 2014, Breckenridge Creative Arts was developed by Breckenridge as a department to support and promote arts, culture and creative experiences throughout the town. On Thursday, Jan. 1, the …

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Don't let your children's toys take over your home (17)

January 24, 2015 — 

Small spaces can seem even smaller when they are filled with lots of toys, so integrated storage becomes the key for kids’ rooms. “In these designs, we work with smaller …

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Book review: ‘Wish You Happy Forever,’ by Jenny Bowen (18)

January 23, 2015 — 

Parenting a child is one of the greatest gifts a person can be given, and adopting a child is one of the greatest gifts one can give. Jenny Bowen, author …

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Book review: ‘Mountains Beyond Mountains,’ by Tracy Kidder (19)

January 17, 2015 — 

Long known as one of the poorest countries in the world, Haiti has braved its share of misfortune and disaster. Well-meaning celebrities and dedicated nongovernment organizations have thrown money at …

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How to heat your home: Modern warmth keeps homes cozy (20)

January 11, 2015 — 

If your bare feet are on a wood floor without slippers and your soles don’t get cold, you might be walking on water. In-floor radiant heating is very common in …

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