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Bob Seto dominates Vail Resorts’ Epic Mix race this year (1)

May 25, 2015 — 

Bob Seto lives a life of passion and fanaticism. So, it’s no suprise that Seto was the winner of this year’s Vail Resorts Epic Mix race. Epic Mix is a …

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Summit Giving: Frisco BBQ needs volunteers (2)

May 25, 2015 — 

Frisco BBQ needs volunteersVolunteers are needed for the Frisco BBQ. Shifts are available for Thursday, June 18, Friday June 19, and Saturday June 20. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt, …

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Applauding Polis for Wilderness and Recreation Act (letter) (3)

May 25, 2015 — 

I would like to thank Congressman Jared Polis following his introduction of the Continental Divide Wilderness and Recreation Act. By introducing this legislation Rep. Polis has once again reaffirmed his …

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Panic at the Memorial Day barbecue (letter) (4)

May 25, 2015 — 

What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion?This year, it’s all about food poisoning …

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Obama pays tribute to fallen service members (5)

May 25, 2015 — 

ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle Monday, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices and noting the …

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High altitude may boost babies’ risks for SIDS deaths (6)

May 25, 2015 — 

CHICAGO — Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters). While the research …

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Mountain Town News: High heat a major topic at National Adaptation Forum (7)

May 25, 2015 — 

Which type of extreme weather do you think causes the most deaths in the United States? Tornadoes? Floods? Lighting?None of the above, it turns out.“Extreme heat is responsible for more …

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FIRC’s Families United home visitation program pairs new parents with educators (8)

May 25, 2015 — 

The first few times Crowley Pierce met Gabriela Castro, he didn’t interact but ran away and refused to speak to her. When he saw the family counselor this Tuesday, however, …

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Veterans share stories for Dillon’s annual Memorial Day Service (9)

May 25, 2015 — 

Vietnam war veteran Rob Mitchell stepped up to the podium, solemnly sharing the story of a fallen comrade: Major Charles Joseph Watters, a Medal of Honor recipient, served in the …

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Hillary Clinton strategy: omit, misdirect and obfuscate (column) (10)

May 25, 2015 — 

I did not have sex with that woman…Ms. Lewinski.”Words to remember now that we are watching another example of the oddly unsavory behavior that is the hallmark of the Clintons: …

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Back page: Nine brains found along street (11)

May 25, 2015 — 

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there’s nothing to fear. The brains are believed to have …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (12)

May 25, 2015 — 

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy Dillon, May 25 6 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Dillon, 56 U.S. 6. Mindfulness Meditation Summit County presents weekly classes on Mindfulness Meditation and its …

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Amtrak’s spectrum gap (column) (13)

May 24, 2015 — 

In the public eye, the disaster on the rails recently in Philadelphia was not only tragic, but also shocking. As a crowded Amtrak train approached a bend in the track, …

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Mine getting court-ordered environmental study (14)

May 24, 2015 — 

DENVER — Federal regulators are re-doing an environmental review for a Colorado coal mine after a judge threatened to shut it down unless they took a closer look at its …

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Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts rescues, evacuations (15)

May 24, 2015 — 

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues into Sunday, while a 20-year veteran firefighter …

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Education Briefs: Colorado Mountain College adds two bachelor’s degrees (16)

May 24, 2015 — 

Two more bachelor’s degrees will be offered through Colorado Mountain College starting this fall.The degrees received approvals this month from the college’s accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission.The bachelor of …

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Snowy Peaks High School graduated 18 students in emotional ceremony (17)

May 24, 2015 — 

At one Summit County high school, the tradition of giving a rose to a loved one during graduation is almost as important as turning tassels.Families, friends and supporters of the …

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Back page: Bear travels 235 miles for a mate (18)

May 24, 2015 — 

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish brown bear went a wooing, little knowing that scientists were following all the way. Starting from the Tatra Mountains, the bear crossed borders and a …

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

May 24, 2015 — 

The top stories of the day from the Sunday, May 24 edition of the Summit Daily News.The Class of 2015 bids a fond farewell to Summit High School Summit County …

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

May 24, 2015 — 

Arapahoe Basin Festival of the Brewpubs Dillon, May 24 All Day, Arapahoe Basin, 28194 US Highway 6. Spend the day sampling beer from 11 breweries from Summit County and Colorado. …

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