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Airports in the rural West are getting squeezed (column) (1)

March 29, 2015 — 

Starting sometime in May my only option for flying from Moab, Utah, to a regional hub will be to get on a Brasilia 30-seat turboprop (Great Lakes Airlines) that flies …

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Mountain Town News: Creating winter economies based on rain instead of snow (2)

March 29, 2015 — 

Chicago remains covered by snow, but ski areas have been tossing in the towel on the warm and snowless West Coast.Among the 20-some ski areas in the West to close …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (3)

March 29, 2015 — 

The Wedding Singer - Muscial Performance Frisco, March 29 7 p.m., Summit High School, 16201 Highway 9. The Wedding Singer is a lively tale of romance set in 1985, New …

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Postal system a shadow of its former self (letter) (4)

March 28, 2015 — 

Like many Summit homeowners, we divide time between here and our original home, considering both “home.” Routinely, before moving to/from here for months, we request our mail be forwarded. Simple …

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Arts and entertainment briefs from Summit County and beyond (5)

March 28, 2015 — 

The Breckenridge Music Festival recently announced the lineup for its Champagne Concert Series, a collection of chamber music events held throughout the summer in private homes around Summit County. Evening …

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On The Hill correspondent ZGriff hunts for snowboarding’s roots (6)

March 28, 2015 — 

On a bright, mild Friday morning before the Throwback Throwdown competition in Breckenridge, Zach Griffin is thinking about Shane McConkey as he walks from Coffee Depot to his apartment above …

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Breckenridge Throwback Throwdown celebrates 30 years of snowboarding (7)

March 28, 2015 — 

Long before there was a machine-cut, Olympic-sized superpipe or world-renowned terrain park, there was a 6-foot hand-dug halfpipe. For 30 years since that first pipe in the winter of 1984-85, …

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Denver cracks down on caregivers teaming up to grow marijuana (8)

March 28, 2015 — 

The Denver Fire Department issued 58 permits for warehouses to grow marijuana in non-licensed facilities last year — marijuana not to be sold in dispensaries. This marijuana was to be …

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Colo. defends pot law in high court filing, argues states free to legalize (9)

March 28, 2015 — 

DENVER — States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked …

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Mary’s Medicinals CEO talks about hemp and federally legal cannabis patches (10)

March 28, 2015 — 

Nicole Smith wants the world to rethink hemp.As chief executive of Mary’s Medicinals, a Colorado-based company known for transdermal cannabis patches made from hemp, Smith is fighting an uphill battle …

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On The Hill: A snowskate park day at A-51 in Keystone (video) (11)

March 28, 2015 — 

On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On The Hill correspondent Zach Griffin tests out a snowskate for the …

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Back Page: Lawmakers backpeddle after ridiculing children (12)

March 28, 2015 — 

CONCORD, N.H. — Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a resolution formally encouraging student participation in state government even as the legislators were being lampooned nationally for mocking what started as a …

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Quandary talks Summit County planting and the Rotary’s Ice Melt contest (13)

March 28, 2015 — 

I’m beginning to develop spring fever. I would like to have a garden this year. What fruits, vegetables and flowers grow at this altitude? — Green ThumbSpring does seem to …

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Blue River votes on Ruby Place skirt democratic process (letter) (14)

March 28, 2015 — 

More back and forth about Blue RiverI read Rich Holcroft’s article in the Summit Daily (March 25) about the Ruby Placer development, and now I understand why the town of …

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Art on a Whim Gallery in Breckenridge hosts artist Talia Swartz (15)

March 28, 2015 — 

Talia Swartz began exhibiting her work at the Art on a Whim Gallery at age 28, bringing her unique style to Breckenridge for the past six years. As a result, …

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Breckenridge Police host Coffee with a Cop (16)

March 28, 2015 — 

Breckenridge residents can sit down with a cuppa joe and talk to a local cop next Tuesday, thanks to a new initiative by the Breckenridge Police Department. “Coffee with a …

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Summit Community Orchestra recognizes Youth Musical Showcase winners (17)

March 28, 2015 — 

The Summit Community Orchestra will perform its annual spring concert on Sunday, March 29, at the Dillon Community Church, featuring the winners of this year’s Youth Musical Showcase.Repertoire for the …

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Summit Daily’s top stories of the day (18)

March 28, 2015 — 

The top stories from the Saturday, March 28 edition of the Summit Daily News.Breckenridge Police open doors to Craigslist exchangesCopper Mountain hosting USASA snowboard and freeski nationalsSummit County challenge: How …

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Mountain Wheels: Tiny Chevy Trax will still get through the worst of conditions (19)

March 28, 2015 — 

Oddball trends don’t seem to be a big part of the normalized automotive continuum, but the minor move toward a new range of tiny SUVs has created some interesting options. …

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

March 28, 2015 — 

The Wedding Singer - Muscial Performance Frisco, March 28 & 29 7 p.m., Summit High School, 16201 Highway 9. The Wedding Singer is a lively tale of romance set in …

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