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Former Summit local Jessica York went from interviewing actors to being one (1)

September 20, 2014 — 

Colorado native Jessica York has come a long way from her first role as a journalist, reporting on what was happening around the family home as a kid. Her television …

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Q and A with GoBreck’s Lucy Kay (2)

September 20, 2014 — 

After spending decades working at various high-level marketing positions in Summit County’s resort industry, Lucy Kay’s career path recently took a detour. On April 15, 2014, Kay took over as …

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Attack ads take over Colorado airwaves in U.S. Senate showdown (3)

September 20, 2014 — 

Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado’s senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political …

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Breckenridge Film Festival closing night film ‘Una Vida,’ stars actress Aunjanue Ellis (4)

September 20, 2014 — 

“You have to read this.” That was the phrase repeated over and over that eventually got one book turned into an independent movie, and then a festival favorite. “Una Vida: …

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Marston: Heard around the West (5)

September 20, 2014 — 

CALIFORNIA As wildfire raced up the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento this summer, somebody noticed a “toy” flying overhead, reports Reuters. It was actually a drone filming the blaze …

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Judge to allow punitive damages in wrongful death lawsuit against Vail Resorts (6)

September 20, 2014 — 

BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts could be forced to pay punitive damages if they lose a lawsuit in the death of a local teenager. Broomfield District Court Judge Chris Melonakis ruled …

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Writers on the Range: The trouble with hunting (7)

September 20, 2014 — 

Hunting fascinates me, and I read everything I can about it. So I was taken aback to read recently that in my state of Washington, there are 16,000 fewer hunters …

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Littwin: Karl Rove’s sad, mad, pretend JeffCo coffee klatchers (8)

September 20, 2014 — 

It’s no mystery why Republicans keep losing the women’s vote in Colorado (personhood/abortion/birth control). But if you’re even slightly confused, come with me for a trip into the magical world …

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Hyundai Tucson adds direct-injection engine (9)

September 20, 2014 — 

“That is totally driving you crazy, isn’t it?” asked my friend Dan, as we headed up a series of Berthoud Pass-styled curves in the Hyundai Tucson. In the back, an …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: ‘Lady B’s First Winter’ headlines Children’s Program (10)

September 20, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. The Breckenridge Film Festival isn’t just for adults. A free program …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Tales of the environment (11)

September 20, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. Edward Abbey is lauded, rightly so, as the godfather of environmental …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Colorado films, filmmakers come to town (12)

September 20, 2014 — 

Films with Colorado themes and Colorado ties have risen to the top of the Breckenridge Film Festival selection pool to make up a broad subcategory of film within the 66 …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (13)

September 20, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Festival of Film Breckenridge, Sept. 20 & 21 8 a.m., Various locations. The Breckenridge Festival of Film presents a year-round celebration of independent film for the community, visitors and …

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Breckenridge Film Festival: Snowboarder Jeremy Jones chats about new backcountry flick “Higher” (14)

September 19, 2014 — 

Progression — the concept defines snowboarding and freeskiing. It’s taking the next step, adding an extra spin, dropping a bigger cliff, getting deeper into the backcountry, pushing the envolope further, …

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Breckenridge Town Council poised to vote on marijuana on Main special election (15)

September 19, 2014 — 

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, during the regular council meeting Breckenridge Town Council will consider acting on an agenda item to call for a special election concerning the rights of marijuana …

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Frisco invites citizens to comment about 2015 draft budget (16)

September 19, 2014 — 

Beginning Friday, Sept. 19, the town of Frisco is asking citizens to provide feedback on the proposed 2015 budget by utilizing the online platform www.EngageFrisco.com. EngageFrisco will have information on …

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Breckenridge massage therapist arrested on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact (17)

September 19, 2014 — 

On Aug. 13, Breckenridge massage therapist James A. Dickerson was arrested by local police officers on a warrant for charges of unlawful sexual contact. Dickerson was a massage therapist at …

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Dillon to be featured on HGTV home hunting show (18)

September 19, 2014 — 

The town of Dillon will be featured on an upcoming episode of HGTV’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt,” according to a town news release. The premise of the show is to help …

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Inspirational flights over Summit County lead to fall foliage photo book (19)

September 19, 2014 — 

Bobbing and careening among the peaks in an antique plane, a camera in one hand, control stick in the other, and always keeping one eye on the lookout for a …

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Adult reading program brings Goodies for GrownUps to Summit (20)

September 19, 2014 — 

The Summit County Library is welcoming fall, and snowfall on the mountains, with its adult fall reading program, Goodies for GrownUps. This year’s events begin Monday, Sept. 22, with reading …

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