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Obituary: Melissa Jane Clarkson (1)

November 26, 2014 — 

Melissa Jane Clarkson Melissa Jane Clarkson, 56, of Broomfield, Colorado, passed away Nov. 17, 2014. She is survived by her parents, Tom and Sara Bloom and James Clarkson. Celebration of …

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Summit Business Association donates more than $30k to The Summit Foundation (2)

November 26, 2014 — 

The Summit County Builders Association recently presented a check in the amount of $30,975 to The Summit Foundation. The money was collected from the $15 admission fee paid by individuals …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (3)

November 26, 2014 — 

Dog Park: The Musical Breckenridge, Nov. 26, 28 & 29 7 p.m., Backstage Theatre, 121 South Ridge St. Speed Mating. Get in on the dog park scene with Champ, the …

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Rogers: Cannabis Club documentary great exposure for Breckenridge (4)

November 25, 2014 — 

I’d like to thank Stacy Smith for her letter. I’m sure many people have similar questions and concerns. First let’s dissect ‘legal drug lord’, an overly sensational term the producers …

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Summit High soccer players and coach receive end of season honors (5)

November 25, 2014 — 

The accolades continued for the Summit High boys soccer team last week, with a number of players receiving all-conference and all-state awards following one of the deepest playoff runs in …

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Beaver Creek to open with 558 acres (6)

November 25, 2014 — 

BEAVER CREEK — With more than 15 inches of fresh snow during the past two days, Beaver Creek Mountain announced that it will open for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday …

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Silverthorne man sentenced to 20 years in child assault case (7)

November 25, 2014 — 

A Silverthorne man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted on child assault charges. Francisco Fuentes Godinez, 41, pleaded guilty in August to two counts of sexual …

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Breckenridge merchants offer snacks, discounts, freebies for Shop Hop (8)

November 25, 2014 — 

Look for blue glow sticks hanging in Breckenridge shop windows on Friday, Nov. 28, when the town hosts its inaugural Shop Hop in conjunction with Black Friday. Participating retailers will …

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presents ‘Dog Park: The Musical’ (9)

November 25, 2014 — 

On Tuesday, Nov. 25, the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presented the regional premiere of “Dog Park: The Musical,” directed by Christopher Willard. The production will continue with performances on select dates …

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Racial disparities an issue in Denver police shootings, I-News inquiry finds (10)

November 25, 2014 — 

A black Denver resident is three times more likely than a white resident to be shot by law enforcement. Latino residents are nearly twice as likely to be shot. At …

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Chanin: A modest proposal: Think about the children!!! (11)

November 25, 2014 — 

Quick, close up all the pot shops! The hippies from the ’60s are coming in droves. Get out while you still can, man! Money-hungry marijuana smokers will soon be stealing …

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Eastman: Burning on Peak 7 (12)

November 25, 2014 — 

I am sitting at home, trying not to cough due to the heavy smoke in the air as U.S. Forest Service contractors have dozens of piles of trees burning around …

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Elliott: Who’s mainstream? (13)

November 25, 2014 — 

In response to the Pam Demma’s letter of Nov. 18, “Marijuana isn’t mainstream enough for Main Street,” I just want to point out that the Colorado Department of Public Health …

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Colorado’s ‘Make My Day’ law invoked in Summit County murder case (14)

November 25, 2014 — 

The defense attorneys for Charles Lee Sattler, the suspect in the beating death of local chef Blake Bostic, requested the case be dismissed under a Colorado law called “Make My …

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Gordman: With marijuana on Main, Breckenridge gets risk but no reward (15)

November 25, 2014 — 

Five marijuana entrepreneurs are asking the business owners, property owners and workers of Breckenridge to fund a grand experiment for them. The experiment is, will having a large number of …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (16)

November 25, 2014 — 

Dog Park: The Musical Breckenridge, Nov. 25, 26, 28 & 29 7 p.m., Backstage Theatre, 121 South Ridge St. Speed Mating. Get in on the dog park scene with Champ, …

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Summit County Cares kicks off holiday campaign to raise money for FIRC (17)

November 24, 2014 — 

Carlos is a married man, a father of two, who has lived in Summit County for nearly 13 years. His family of four resides in Summit Cove, where his eldest …

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The Summit Foundation announces winners of 24th annual Philanthropy Awards (18)

November 24, 2014 — 

The 24th annual Philanthropy Awards on Friday, Nov. 21 celebrated the vital contributions nonprofit organizations and individuals make to the mountain community. Friends, colleagues, community and family members gathered at …

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Summit Giving: Free Thanksgiving dinner at Mi Casa restaurant in Breckenridge (19)

November 24, 2014 — 

Free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27 from 1-6 p.m. come to Mi Casa Restaurant, 600 Park Ave. in Breckenridge for the annual free Thanksgiving dinner. It is supported and organized by …

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Liddick: Counting blessings, not foibles, this Thanksgiving (20)

November 24, 2014 — 

Two days hence when we gather with family and friends to give thanks for those blessings that come to mind, let one thought be that we are fortunate to share …

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