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Funkadelic pond crossing highlights lead-up to USA Pro Challenge Breckenridge stage (1)

August 22, 2014 — 

Long neon-pink curls sailed from the back of a helmet. Astride a bicycle decorated as a fuzzy, white unicorn, Aislinn Wehrman’s eyes focused with delighted intensity at the 6-inch plank …

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Pat Green plays inaugural Mountain Town Music Festival in Keystone (2)

August 22, 2014 — 

Whereas 10 years ago Pat Green might have been sleeping off a late night at 8 a.m. on a Wednesday, these days you’re more likely to find him making pancakes …

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Breckenridge near-drowning case ends with ‘no contest’ plea, deferred judgment (3)

August 22, 2014 — 

After a month of considering the options, district judge Karen Romeo accepted a plea of “no contest” from Bianca Krakofsky, the suspect in a near-drowning of a child case in …

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Silverthorne man pleads guilty to child sexual assault charges (4)

August 22, 2014 — 

A Silverthorne man pleaded guilty Thursday in Summit County District Court to amended child sexual assault charges. Francisco Fuentes Godinez, 41, was originally charged with one count each of felony …

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Mountain Law: Explaining court decision on Colorado’s gun laws (5)

August 22, 2014 — 

In 2013, in the wake of a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the Colorado General Assembly enacted gun control legislation that included two new criminal statutes: …

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Smeltzer: Annual Summit Senior Rummage Sale a success (6)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Annual Summit Senior Rummage Sale and Silent Auction was held last week at the Summit County Senior and Community Center in Frisco. The sale is a perfect balance of …

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USA Pro Challenge in Breckenridge: Didier wins stage, van Garderen leads overall (7)

August 22, 2014 — 

Weather was the story again Friday for Stage 5 of the USA Pro Challenge as Aspen BMC rider Tejay van Garderen was able to maintain his lead on the field …

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Summit High Tiger boys soccer opens season with 8-2 win over Conifer (8)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Summit High boys soccer team came out firing on all cylinders in their season opener Thursday, closing out Conifer with an impressive 8-2 win at home. “We worked a …

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Team Sandstorm wins Frisco’s Fourth Annual Sandcastle Competition (9)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Frisco Bay Marina heated up with competition during the fourth annual Sandcastle Competition on Saturday, Aug. 9. More than 50 children competed on 28 teams. Copper Mountain avalanche rescue …

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Music Scene: Snake River Music Festival continues in Keystone (10)

August 22, 2014 — 

Friday, Aug. 22 Snake River Music Festival continues The Snake River Music Festival continues on Friday, Aug. 22, at The Keystone Center with “NSO Reunion,” featuring Lina Bahn on violin, …

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Polis: Widening the footprint of Colorado’s wilderness area (11)

August 22, 2014 — 

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. For a half century, this landmark conservation measure has helped protect our great nation’s last remaining unspoiled lands and natural …

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An Earthly Idea: Giant lessons from tiny bugs (12)

August 22, 2014 — 

I was certain that the Dillon Ranger District was wrong about lodgepole pine being the natural climax vegetation for Summit County. So I went to the library to find books …

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The PetriDish: Chikungunya a new viral threat from mosquitoes (13)

August 22, 2014 — 

I was sitting in my living room the other night when I happened to notice a mosquito on my arm. A quick swat left a mangled body and a rather …

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Keystone’s Mountain Town Music Festival has live music, peach treats (14)

August 22, 2014 — 

The inaugural Mountain Town Music Festival will take over River Run Village in Keystone on Friday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 23, with live music, kids’ activities and harvest season …

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Hey, Spike! brings you up to date with Joe Behm (15)

August 22, 2014 — 

The colorful kid is a colorful man today — that’s Joe Behm. Now 53 and the city of Golden mayor pro tem, Joe was marketing director for the town of …

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Ripstoke bike trials come to Breckenridge for USA Pro Challenge (16)

August 22, 2014 — 

Since the advent of the USA Pro Challenge, Mike Snyder, owner of Ripstoke Promotions, has been bringing his bike trials team to Breckenridge to prove that agility and balance are …

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Colorado Highway 9 bypass plan draws positive resident response (17)

August 22, 2014 — 

The public comment period for the realignment project of Colorado Highway 9 through the Iron Springs conservation easement ended about two weeks ago, and so far CDOT officials are pleased …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

30th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine Copper Mountain, Aug. 22-24 9:30 p.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. Relax in the beautiful backdrop of Copper Moutnain as stars from …

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Artist Gonzales creates USA Pro Challenge Breckenridge stage poster (19)

August 21, 2014 — 

At its core, a bike race is all about movement. It is fast, frenzied and fascinating. The work of artist David V. Gonzales was chosen to represent the Breckenridge and …

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Breckenridge woman finds fulfillment in foraging (20)

August 21, 2014 — 

Walking with Erica Marciniec through the forest is like walking with a friendly pirate carrying a treasure map. There’s no “X marks the spot.” Instead, the map she teaches you …

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