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Summit Right Brain: Violinist plays Valentine’s concert in Breckenridge (1)

February 9, 2016 — 

A member of the performance faculty of Colorado College, violinist Jeri Jorgensen will perform in Summit County this weekend. “Love is ... a Work of Art” Valentine’s Day Concert is …

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Brooke: Jack’s cookie a sweet serendipity in Breckenridge (column) (2)

February 9, 2016 — 

Alone and having completed several laps on the slopes already, I looked forward to some company. I pulled a quick hockey stop, unclicked and leaned my skis against the rack. …

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Brown-Wolf: Standardized schools test a parent’s patience (column) (3)

February 9, 2016 — 

Sharpen your #2 pencils. Stop. Never mind. Fill in the bubbles correctly. Stop. Never mind. Write your essay clearly. Stop. Never mind. Take the test via the computer. Stop. Never …

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On The Hill: Test-driving the Carter Park butter pad to down log (Bull of the Woods video) (4)

February 9, 2016 — 

On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: Z Griff gives an insider's look at the construction, testing and riding of …

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Summit Daily’s top stories of the day (5)

February 9, 2016 — 

The top stories of the day from the Feb. 9, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Summit County study would explore high altitude’s health effectsSurviving Summit: Know the ins and …

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Summit County study would explore high altitude’s health effects (6)

February 8, 2016 — 

Tourists know the symptoms well — headaches, shortness of breath, the occassional bloody nose. Visiting the Colorado Rockies can be taxing on lowlanders, but they can rest assured that their …

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Heard around the West: ‘Feral cats learn to avoid traps and guns’ (column) (7)

February 8, 2016 — 

THE WESTBall caps off to the feisty writer Ted Williams, called a “national treasure” and “Rachel Carson for sportsmen” by Forbes magazine for his decades of environmental and outdoor writing. …

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Surviving Summit: Know the ins and outs of tendonitis (8)

February 8, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: This is first in a multi-part series on common ailments. See Eric Dube’s column in March for a look at arthritis. There is no exception when it comes …

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Summit County’s Davidson, Stiegelmeier announce re-election campaigns (9)

February 8, 2016 — 

Summit countyCounty commissioners announce re-election bidsTwo of Summit County’s three commissioners, Karn Stiegelmeier and Thomas Davidson, announced their re-election bids on the steps of the County Courthouse yesterday afternoon, Monday, …

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Tax limits could stifle much needed state projects (10)

February 8, 2016 — 

DENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state’s famed Rocky Mountain quality …

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On the Hill: Bull of the Woods lightning strikes session (snow video) (11)

February 8, 2016 — 

On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff takes us to Carter Park and in the woods for the …

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Summit Daily’s top stories of the day (12)

February 8, 2016 — 

The top stories of the day from the Feb. 8, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Breck’s Bull of the Woods 2016 at Carter ParkSummit school board approves $1.5M technology …

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Feb. 9 Breckenridge Town Council preview (13)

February 7, 2016 — 

Tuesday’s Breckenridge Town Council meeting starts on Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. It will be held in the council chambers at Breckenridge Town Hall.SECOND READING: AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING OLD ENYEART …

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Summit school board approves $1.5M technology initiative (14)

February 7, 2016 — 

New technologies and devices only continue to permeate school walls that not all that long ago featured chalkboards, overhead projectors and filmstrip lessons as the latest and greatest in teaching …

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Breck’s Bull of the Woods 2016 at Carter Park (15)

February 7, 2016 — 

Photo essay of the past weekend’s contest …

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Traces of contaminant found in 3 Colorado water systems (16)

February 7, 2016 — 

DENVER — Traces of widely-used and potentially-harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the …

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Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river (17)

February 7, 2016 — 

DENVER — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental …

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Eagle County judge finds probable cause for 17 of 18 bank scam charges (18)

February 7, 2016 — 

Judge Paul Dunkelman found that probable cause exists to support 17 of the 18 theft and fraud charges filed against Cynthia Johnson during a preliminary hearing Friday in Eagle County …

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Summit Daily’s top stories of the day (19)

February 7, 2016 — 

The top stories of the day from the Feb. 7, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Summit’s super fans prepare for Broncos gameYoungsters become champions at Chalk MountainSummit basketball teams …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (20)

February 7, 2016 — 

Pop into Art! with Karen Fischer Breckenridge, Feb. 7 10 a.m., Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E Washington Ave. Discover the dot paintings of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhols Campbell Soup Cans, …

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