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Tips to prevent sunburn, especially in children, this summer (1)

June 30, 2015 — 

Summertime in Summit County means hikes to Lily Pad Lake, fishing the Blue River and light winds causing green aspen leaves to shimmer on bluebird days. And, while protecting our …

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June 30, 2015 — 

Contact the Summit County Animal Shelter at (970) 668-3230.CATS:POOKIE, 10 years, Domestic Shorthair mix, tortie, spayed femaleALEXIA, 7 years, Domestic Shorthair mix, brown tabby and orange, spayed femaleLUKA, 5 years, …

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Summit Daily’s top stories for the day (3)

June 30, 2015 — 

The top stories from the Tuesday, June 30 edition of the Summit Daily News.Summer programming through SOS OutreachWoodraska pleads guilty to attempted murderDate set for Sattler retrial …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (4)

June 30, 2015 — 

FIRC Fundraiser Dance Dillon, June 30 6 p.m., Lake Dillon Amphitheater, West Lodgepole St. Summit Swing Dance will host a fundraiser dance for the Family Intercultural Resource Center. A free …

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Summit Extreme Black Diamonds attempt several rallies, fall to 8-10 (5)

June 29, 2015 — 

Week three of Summit Extreme Black Diamonds Baseball started with great excitement. The team was fresh off their first doubleheader sweep and were sitting at 2nd in the MWSCB. But …

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Friends of the Dillon Ranger District seeks volunteers for shooting range project (6)

June 29, 2015 — 

Volunteers sought for shooting range projectJoin the Summit Range Association and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District for a day out on The Range. FDRD is seeking some volunteers for …

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SOS Outreach, a nonprofit for at-risk youth, offers summer programming (7)

June 29, 2015 — 

This summer, more than 125 youth in Summit County and in Leadville will participate in outdoor and adventure programming provided by SOS Outreach. The nonprofit organization offers at-risk youth ages …

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Summit County court sets September date for Sattler retrial (8)

June 29, 2015 — 

After a mistrial last week, the Summit County District Court looked to set a retrial for Charles Sattler at the end of September. During the two-week trial in June, a …

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Breckenridge man pleads guilty to attempted murder of 14-year-old girl (9)

June 29, 2015 — 

Breckenridge resident Sky Wodraska pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree attempted kidnapping and third-degree assault on Monday, after he was accused of breaking into and …

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Parachute parents arrested in killing of infant daughter (10)

June 29, 2015 — 

Matthew Ogden and Phyllis Wyatt of Parachute made it to Cass County, Minnesota, before they were arrested for the death of their daughter, 4-week-old Sarah Ogden.Police arrived at the couple’s …

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Snowy Peaks High School switches to blended-learning model (11)

June 29, 2015 — 

From a room full of kittens to trampoline floors, Snowy Peaks High School students dreamed big when they created wish lists at the end of the school year about how …

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Beer pillaging and big air (12)

June 29, 2015 — 

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How the Trans-Pacific Partnership gives corporations special legal rights (column) (13)

June 29, 2015 — 

In promoting a proposed trade pact covering 12 Pacific Rim nations, President Obama has cast the initiative as an instrument of equity. The Trans-Pacific Partnership would, in his words, “level …

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Summit Daily’s Top Stories of the Day (14)

June 29, 2015 — 

The top stories of the day from the Monday, June 29, 2015 edition of the Summit Daily News:CDOT offers update on I-70 construction projectsKayaker killed in accident was popular Snowmass …

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

June 29, 2015 — 

Open Mic Breckenridge, June 29 9 p.m., The MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 S.Main St. User friendly but furiously cookin Open Mic with a furry Moose. Bring your strings and come sing, …

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More than 200 educators attend Google Summit in Breckenridge (16)

June 28, 2015 — 

Colorado Mountain College hosted more than 200 educators from around the state May 30 and 31 for the first Google Summit in Summit County.This high-intensity event focused on deploying and …

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CDOT offers update on I-70 construction projects (17)

June 28, 2015 — 

Amidst increasing concern and frustration regarding the traffic delays from construction along the I-70 corridor, representatives from the Colorado Department of Transportation recently joined the Clear Creek County Commissioners to …

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Grand Canyon floods are rebuilding sandbars (18)

June 28, 2015 — 

Rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is a singular experience — or so I hear from “friends” who have gone down without me. But, two backpacking trips through …

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In Coloado, a door squeaks open for rural energy independence (19)

June 28, 2015 — 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ruled last Thursday that a rural co-op in western Colorado is less locked to its giant utility provider than previously understood and may, in fact, …

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Kayaker killed in accident was popular Snowmass ski instructor from Grand Junction, Colorado (20)

June 28, 2015 — 

The victim of a deadly accident Sunday, June 21, on the Fryingpan River who split time between Grand Junction and Snowmass, where he was an immensely well-liked ski instructor.The victim …

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