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Folk-rocker Martin Sexton coming to Breckenridge to support new album (1)

January 30, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts welcomes folk-rocker Martin Sexton and his Mix Tape Tour to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. Haunting and masterful, Sexton is …

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Backpage: Pulled tooth causes crash in Tuscaloosa (2)

January 30, 2015 — 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth. The Alabama Highway Patrol …

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January 30, 2015 — 

Thomas ‘Tom’ Joseph Carpenter Oct. 28, 1964 – Dec. 24, 2014 Tom Carpenter, a 30-year resident of Summit County, passed away Christmas Eve in the presence of family, in Tarrant …

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Breckenridge celebrates 25 years of international snow sculpture championships (4)

January 30, 2015 — 

Each year for the past 25 years, the Riverwalk Center parking lot in Breckenridge has been transformed. Blocks of snow weighing 20 tons and standing 12 feet tall appear in …

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Aspen ski instructor faces sex crime allegations in Arapahoe County (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

A coach for the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club is in local custody on sexual-assault and incest charges stemming from a series of alleged incidents more than 15 years …

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Forest Service and Vail Resorts debut forest campaign at 2015 World Ski Championships (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

Outdoor recreation, skiing in particular, brings millions of people to the White River National Forest every year. Skiing is the second most popular outdoor activity besides hiking on national forest …

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Facebook meets White Fang: Social media helps dog gone wild reunite with owner (7)

January 30, 2015 — 

From 4,853 miles away, Elle Malone called for her dog. The white Alaskan husky had run away two weeks before, and Malone had traveled all over Summit County looking for …

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Colorado State Patrol releases marijuana driving while high stats (8)

January 30, 2015 — 

In 2014, the first full year of legal marijuana in the Centennial State, the Colorado State Patrol saw the beginning of a new era of impaired driving. In an attempt …

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On the Hill: ZGriff hangs with the squirrel master and butters up Breckenridge (9)

January 30, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff communicates with some local wildlife and butters up onlookers at Breckenridge …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts presents Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group (10)

January 30, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts will present Americana music icon and multi-Grammy Award winner Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group on Sunday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk Center in …

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Teams chip away at Day 3 of International Snow Sculpture Championships (11)

January 30, 2015 — 

The sun was beginning to set over Breckenridge, but the overhead spotlights hadn’t yet been turned on as teams scrambled across scaffolding and chiseled at 20-ton blocks of snow on …

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Hey, Spike! salutes The Summit’s Seniors (12)

January 30, 2015 — 

When it comes to asking your elders how old they are, you can forget what your mom told you — especially when it’s The Summit’s seniors. They are a proud …

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Met Opera: Offenbach’s ‘Tales of Hoffman’ broadcast in Breckenridge (13)

January 30, 2015 — 

Jacques Offenbach’s opera “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be the Metropolitan Opera HD broadcast transmitted at Breckenridge Colorado Mountain College on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 11 a.m. Those who …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts ignites inaugural Fire Arts Festival (14)

January 30, 2015 — 

Starting Saturday, Jan. 31, Breckenridge Creative Arts will host the inaugural Fire Arts Festival, produced to celebrate and complement the 25th year of the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships in …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (15)

January 30, 2015 — 

James and the Devil Frisco, Jan. 30 9 p.m., Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St. James and the Devil put on one of the most fun live rock and roll performances …

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Summit County grocery delivery services are on the rise (16)

January 29, 2015 — 

When Dean Newton first heard that the Austrian ski team was his newest client, the founder of Summit Store 2 Door grocery delivery in Dillon was giddy. And then he …

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Longtime Summit County local Robert Brown found dead near Blue River home (17)

January 29, 2015 — 

A longtime Summit County resident was found dead Tuesday afternoon near his secluded home in Blue River. Robert Brown, 74, was known for spinning yarns at local bars. He was …

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Music Scene: Barkley welcomes James and The Devil to Frisco (18)

January 29, 2015 — 

Friday, Jan. 30 James and The Devil will return to The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco to perform their unique brand of Rocky Mountain fiddle rock on Friday, Jan. 30. While …

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Eartha: Use the precautionary principle when microwaving plastics (19)

January 29, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha, What plastics are safe to put in the microwave? — Susan, Silverthorne Great question, Susan. This topic recently arose in our household as well. I have avoided putting …

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Analyzing the research into sexual assault and college students (20)

January 29, 2015 — 

The stunning account in December in Rolling Stone magazine of a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia capped a year in which sexual assault on campus gained real …

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