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Red, White & Blue responds to hazmat call on Blue River (1)

April 23, 2014 — 

Red, White & Blue firefighters responded Tuesday, April 22 to a possible hazardous materials emergency on the Blue River in Breckenridge. The call was initiated by a passerby near Broken …

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Breckenridge activist Shannon Galpin to speak at Colorado Mountain College graduation (2)

April 23, 2014 — 

A Breckenridge resident and the 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year will speak at the Colorado Mountain College spring graduation ceremonies. Shannon Galpin gained fame when she became the …

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Summit County schools won’t stock extra epinephrine (3)

April 23, 2014 — 

Without a word, Dr. Christine Ebert-Santos walked up to school board members with a talking training device in hand. “To inject, place black end against outer thigh. Then press firmly …

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Young: The few, the soured, the off-year voters (4)

April 23, 2014 — 

Next November, the Republican Party is banking on the cranky. Don’t laugh. This appears to be a very good wager. Good enough to hold onto the U.S. House. Good enough, …

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Cancer survivor swims the English Channel for charity (5)

April 23, 2014 — 

AVON — When doctors declared Allison DeFrancesco in remission from cancer at the age of 21, they told her, “You’re done (with treatment). Go be normal.” “I thought, ‘What does …

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Frisco Town Council discusses Main Street construction schedule (6)

April 23, 2014 — 

The town of Frisco’s “Step Up Main Street” construction project is moving forward this fall, albeit on a slightly modified schedule. On Tuesday, April 22, the Frisco Town Council discussed …

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Obituary: Curtis Vaughn Walker (7)

April 23, 2014 — 

Curtis Vaughn Walker March 6, 1972 – Feb. 28, 2014 Please join us in celebrating the life of Curtis Vaughn Walker. In 1992 Curtis moved to Breckenridge, where he and …

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Unraveling the mysteries of olive oil (8)

April 23, 2014 — 

There are few dishes that Steve Lewis doesn’t think can be improved with a dash of olive oil. You can use it in baking, you can drizzle it over pound …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (9)

April 23, 2014 — 

Historic Walking Tour of BreckBreckenridge, April 23-27 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. Take a tour through Breckenridge’s Nationally Recognized Historic District with a …

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Summit County approves ‘aggressive’ summer road construction schedule (10)

April 22, 2014 — 

During its regularly scheduled workshop Tuesday, April 21, the Board of County Commissioners gave the green light to a hefty road maintenance plan that exceeds the Road and Bridge Department’s …

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Registration opens for Colorado Mountain College summer classes (11)

April 22, 2014 — 

Registration for summer classes at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge and Dillon, and via online learning, is underway. Many classes start the week of May 11. Each household should receive …

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Breckenridge Ski Resort and Copper Mountain close this weekend (12)

April 22, 2014 — 

The snow may be melting fast, but those looking to bag more turns at local resorts still have a few options. Breckenridge Ski Resort will close its season Sunday, April …

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Bargell: Summit County heads for the beach (13)

April 22, 2014 — 

For folks from around these parts, it’s no secret the start of mud season signals a coming exodus, a time to hit the beach. From Cabo to the Keys, pictures …

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Mountain Mentor of the month: Jay Debaggis (14)

April 22, 2014 — 

What is your background? Born and raised in Cleveland — Cleveland rocks! I’m an avid skier, one of six children. I’ve taught/coached skiing for a quarter of a century and …

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Summit County nonprofit briefs: Donations for After-Prom (15)

April 22, 2014 — 

Donations for After-Prom The third annual Summit High School After-Prom event will take place Saturday, April 26. The goal is to provide a safe, substance free and fun environment for …

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CASA of the Continental Divide seeks volunteers to help abused children (16)

April 22, 2014 — 

“She’s the only one who is going to listen to you,” Jan Cornwell remembers a foster parent telling the child. “Talk to her.” Cornwell’s position as a Court Appointed Special …

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‘Strings,’ ‘Cadaver’ screen at Breckenridge Backstage Theatre (17)

April 22, 2014 — 

“Strings” is the story of a troubled musician who, in the wake of his daughter’s death, seeks out an experimental therapist to turn his life around. When the therapist calls …

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Summit Quilters creating piece to hang in Breckenridge library (18)

April 22, 2014 — 

In October, a representative of the Summit County Library Board of Trustees and a member of the Breckenridge Public Art Commission approached the Summit Quilters with a proposal. “They presented …

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Peak 9 Restaurant in Breckenridge celebrates final closing day (19)

April 22, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series about the history of the Peak 9 Restaurant. Visit www.summitdaily.com to read the first two parts. The mood at …

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

April 22, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Spring Fever Festival Breckenridge, April 22-27 8:30 a.m., Breckenridge Ski Resort, Peak 8 Base Area, T- Bar Restaurant, 1599 Ski Hill Rd. The biggest spring party in the Rocky …

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