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Wrap Around BraceletBreckenridge, March 315 p.m., Roberty Whyte House, 127 S. Ridge St. Create this beautiful, Bohemian styled bracelet with crystal beads sewn on a leather cord. Register at least 24 hours in advance at www.breckcreate.org. (970) 453-3364.High 5Dillon, March 319:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, 23074 Highway 6. Their last thursday night of the season. No cover with dinner. Coffee
Published: March 31, 2016
The top stories of the day from the March 31, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Summit County’s death toll rising, could surpass all-time highApril brings rail jams, pond-skimming and Red Bull Schlittentag to Summit CountyHigh Altitude Baking: Crumbly caramel bars (recipe)
Published: March 31, 2016
Editor’s note: High altitudes make cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. Heavenly … that describes these mouth-watering bites of caramel cradled between tender, buttery dough. The balance between the contrasting flavors and textures
Published: March 30, 2016
“The Davis kids are very analytical, with a good understanding of science. The Fresno kids seem to be a little more hands-on and have a feel for the work and the vineyards. And the San Luis Obispo kids are always the nicest kids.” That was the breakdown from the senior winemaker at a California-based wine company that employs 20 enologists
Published: March 30, 2016
EAST VAIL — Let it snow, baby.Vail Mountain School lacrosse apparently doesn’t care for nice, sunny weather that allegedly accompanies so-called spring sports.“We play much better when it’s snowing,” Vail Mountain School coach Matt Felser said. “Our first game against Eagle (Valley) in a snowstorm was the best we’ve played all year. As soon as the snow started flying here
Published: March 31, 2016
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — A report of armed men near an Arkansas elementary school led to a campus lockdown before police confirmed the three were actually pest control employees chasing squirrels. A teacher at Gardner STEM Magnet School in Hot Springs saw the men about 8 a.m. Wednesday and notified administrators. According to a statement from the Hot Springs Police
Published: March 31, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: The spring snows have been hitting hard and the high alpine is getting pounded. The Imperial Bowl was blanketed and we "Straight Linus'd" it yesterday on Thursday, the 24th of March. Then we #fbf to sunny park laps with the Weston Snowboards
Published: March 25, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: "The light and the love in me honors and respects the light and the love in you." Earlier this week, Breckenridge resident Lauren Hoover died at 26 after struggling with injuries suffered in a car collision in early March. Z Griff takes
Published: March 26, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Z Griff was seeing stars on Sunday at the International Paralympic Committee Banked Slalom at Copper, where he met up with Paralympian and part-time Frisco local Amy Purdy for a talk about how exactly someone rides groomers, powder and a banked slalom
Published: March 28, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: The back half of March has been fantastic in Summit County, with most resorts reporting 4-plus feet (yes, feet) of snow since March 14. Z Griff heads out with two boards — one twin tip, one directional swallow tail — for tasty
Published: March 29, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Z Griff takes us back to Easter Sunday and the following Monday at Copper, when adaptive athletes from across the nation raced on the boardercross and banked slalom courses. They're the same courses used in the USASA National Championship events this weekend
Published: March 31, 2016
The line between camping and squatting hasn’t been so clear at a popular site near Keystone. That’s why the Dillon Ranger District announced earlier this week it is leading an effort to ban year-round overnight camping within a 1/4 mile of Montezuma Road and along a 4-mile stretch between Keystone and Montezuma. The proposed measure is part of the larger
Published: March 31, 2016
Ski in pink on SaturdayA pink panther on skis, gorillas in pink tutus and men in pink spandex are not uncommon on Vail Mountain during Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer. Scheduled for Saturday, April 2, Pink Vail features live music, deck parties, a costume contest and incredible prizes.Similar to a run or walk to support
Published: March 31, 2016
The affordable housing crisis in Summit County has spilled over into the animal kingdom. Increasingly, desperate shelter seekers are looking for nature-based alternatives to the traditional apartment. And that’s bad news for foxes, bears, lynx, mountain lions and birds of prey, wildlife officials say.“People think this is like the new tiny-home trend, that it’s cool to live in a log
Published: March 31, 2016
Touted as the “most important ski industry event in the world,” the Mountain Travel Symposium, will be hosted at the Keystone Conference Center this year. The annual gathering of mountain travel, tourism and tech experts is expected to bring in about 1,200 people from 37 different countries. “What we’re doing, we’re trying to bring the world of mountain destinations all
Published: March 31, 2016
TRIVIA NightSilverthorne, April 16 p.m., Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway. Teams of 8 will compete for a 1st prize check of $1,000 to be given to the Summit public school of their choosing. The tickets are $25 per person and include a free Chipotle Taco Bar and the first drink free. All funds raised will be used by the
Published: April 1, 2016
The top stories of the day from the April 1, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Summit housing crisis encroaches on wildlifeEfforts increase to close Montezuma Road to squattersMountain Travel Symposium heads to Keystone
Published: April 1, 2016
The self-styled sensible people today seem to take it for granted that Americans have lost any capacity for working through difficult problems, especially where cultural differences are concerned. That attitude has certainly surfaced in response to Colorado’s water planning process. Given the absence of additional unappropriated water, the sensibles say, more water for one group means less water for other
Published: April 1, 2016
The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at www.ExploreSummit.com and here in the Summit Daily every Friday and Saturday.<p>[scribble data-src=“/event/1464487”]</p>
Published: March 31, 2016
Dear Eartha,What is the difference between “decaffeinated” and “naturally decaffeinated” coffee, and what happens to the caffeine once it’s removed from coffee?— Ben, Frisco Caffeine is a natural stimulus found in numerous plants, generally acts as a natural pesticide protecting the plant from insects and is found in chocolate, tea and coffee. It is estimated that 90 percent of Americans
Published: April 1, 2016
White River announces Fremont Pass projectThe Dillon Ranger District announced this week the opening of its 30-day scoping period for the Fremont Pass Recreation Pathway Project.The project, proposed by Summit County government and located on the White River National Forest, would add to the existing network of paved pathways in the county by constructing a new 3-mile path south from
Published: March 31, 2016
BRECKENRIDGEBreckenridge hosts Spring Fever through Sunday, April 24, offering free concerts from headliners like Michael Franti and Spearhead (Saturday, April 9), Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real (Saturday, April 16) and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue (Sunday, April 17). All concerts are free and held at One Ski Hill Place at the base of Peak 8, with music and
Published: March 31, 2016
Breck is bringing back the Park Lane jump jam.This Saturday, in an ode to long-gone contests like the Spring Massive, the Breckenridge park crew plays host to the inaugural Mountain Dew Spring Open — a laid-back, low-key public freestyle event with a prize purse that’s anything but. So what’s on the line this weekend? A cool $20,000 split evenly between
Published: March 31, 2016
Every spring for nearly 10 years, just like clockwork, hundreds of snowboarders and their families take over Copper Mountain Resort for the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championships. Riders come from all over North America to compete in slopestyle, halfpipe, boardercross, slalom and giant slalom for nearly two weeks from April 1-12. After training, the competition schedule kicks off
Published: March 31, 2016
Breckenridge Music Festival (BMF) presents “Romance of Piano and Strings” with artistic partner Michael Linville at the piano, joined by two Summer Festival Orchestra musicians, Hugh Palmer, violin, and Alex Greenbaum, cello. The ensemble will perform the great trios of Gabriel Fauré and Johannes Brahms. The program is Friday, April 1, with doors opening at 6 p.m.; the concert begins
Published: April 1, 2016
Friday, April 1Local band Down 2 Funk will play Goat Tavern on Friday, April 1 in Keystone. Down 2 Funk is an international dance crew that originated in Dallas, Texas. The show starts at 9 p.m., and there is a $5 cover charge. Go to soupandwhiskey.com for more information.Rock-n-blues in KeystoneThe Brian Hornbuckle Band will play the Snake River Saloon
Published: April 1, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Several billboards scattered around Los Angeles look at first glance like ads for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, but they actually ask, “Feel the Burn?” The ad campaign is the work of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which is urging anyone who might feel painful symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases to get free screenings. The billboards use the same
Published: April 1, 2016
Towns and resorts hosted Easter celebrations on Sunday in Summit County. The town of Frisco and Copper Mountain Ski Resort hosted two family-friendly Easter egg hunts, including more than 55,000 treat-filled eggs, prizes for hunters and appearances by the Easter bunny. Loveland and Arapahoe Basin ski areas also got in to the mix with hunts on the slopes, and the
Published: April 1, 2016
Published: April 1, 2016
The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at www.ExploreSummit.com and here in the Summit Daily every Friday and Saturday.<p>[scribble data-src=“/event/1464487”]</p>
Published: April 1, 2016
FRISCO — The Summit boy’s lacrosse team has been off to a rocky 0-4 start after several seasons of significant progress. The main reason for this, aside from weather cancellations and indoor practices, is that the team is very young this year. Only a handful of seniors and juniors returned this season to lead the Tigers.Scoring goals hasn’t really been
Published: April 1, 2016
The Summit County Sheriff’s office evicted local outdoor retailer 123Mountain on Thursday afternoon. The eviction was carried out after plaintiff Condos Off Main was granted a court order for a writ of restitution on Monday, March 28. The owners of the store, Olivier and Anna Sofia Goumas, reportedly had not paid rent since November.The 2,500 square-foot store was emptied that
Published: April 1, 2016
The Keystone Science School and the Breckenridge Film Festival are partnering to present a unique night of stargazing, short films and interactive activities, all to support a program serving Summit School District youth.The Keystone Science School will open its observatory to the public April 5 in an effort to raise funds for their fourth-grade astronomy program. From 6:30–9:30 p.m. on
Published: April 1, 2016
Out of its three programs each year, the spring concerts brought to the county by the Summit Choral Society are usually the most challenging for the singers and this year will be no different. With a current membership of around 75, the spring show will feature about 50 talented vocalists performing music from the Renaissance era.“It is a credit to
Published: April 1, 2016
If you like big trucks, and you cannot lie — and you fill in the rest of that Sir Mix-A-Lot tune each time you see something with a lift kit and an exhaust pipe the size of a Super Big Gulp — then the outrageously brawny and unapologetically bling-heavy Ram 2500 Power Wagon might just be your kind of thing.Your
Published: April 1, 2016
Talk to enough folks at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on April 1 and you’ll probably hear how Gaper Day is a ghost of its former self.Let’s start at the top: Gaper Day is the unofficial ski holiday for all things retro, denim and just plain weird, when locals and visitors alike dress as their favorite “gapers” (aka goofballs, goons, goobers,
Published: April 1, 2016
Creative CollageBreckenridge, April 212 p.m., Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E Washington Ave. Repurpose that unsuccessful painting by tearing it into pieces and using it in a new composition with mixed media, or use pieces to create a new painting. Bring a painting on paper or canvas you have not yet resolved to this workshop. Materials will be provided. Register at
Published: April 2, 2016
SILVERTHORNEChallenging Marmins’ claimsMarmins claims there’s been a lack of transparency. The fact is every decision regarding the town is made at an open public meeting, which Marmins has rarely attended. Implying the town needs to be more transparent is like saying water isn’t wet enough.Another campaign slogan: “If You Want Your Voice Heard.” This one is especially ironic, since he’s
Published: April 2, 2016
The Sahara Desert, one of the world’s most famously forbidding swaths of land, has claimed the lives of countless poor souls, but it is also a region with a rich history and a hardy and proud population. The western shore of Africa has long been a focal point for both commerce and contention, a pivotal location for trade and exploration,
Published: April 2, 2016
Published: April 2, 2016
The oddest reaction you’ve probably heard at the end of Lent?“I wish it wouldn’t end.”I’m not a glutton for punishment. In fact, I thoroughly enjoy the pleasures of life.But, in mid-March, I found myself feeling curiously sad when I considered that there were only two weeks left before the end of Lent. For the first time in my life, I
Published: April 2, 2016
It hasn’t happened yet, but one day, bicycles and baby strollers will be welcome in wilderness. That’s the goal of the nonprofit Sustainable Trails Coalition, which seeks to permit other forms of human-powered trail travel in wilderness areas, besides just walking.Congress never prohibited biking or pushing a baby carriage. Both are banned by outmoded decisions that federal agencies made in
Published: April 2, 2016
Dear Quandary,How do ski resorts determine when to close or extend the season?Thanks, anti-flower powerMostly this comes down to you and Ullr. As long as there is snow on the ground, people on the lifts and someone to keep them turning we can keep skiing all yearlong. March is a very telling month for what the resorts will be able
Published: April 2, 2016
NEW YORK — A bull that escaped from a holding area and darted through the streets of New York City has been captured and taken to greener pastures by Jon Stewart. Officials tell The New York Times that the black and white Angus was spotted Friday in Queens. The bull was soon corralled at York College, where students snapped pictures
Published: April 2, 2016
KETCHUM, Idaho – City councilors in Ketchum have been moving toward adoption of a law that would ban the use of cell phones while driving, unless hands-free technology is used.Idaho bans texting while driving. Dave Kassner, the Ketchum police chief, said that ban is difficult to enforce without confessions from drivers or court orders allowing police to access text messages.If
Published: April 2, 2016
Keeping with a long standing tradition, on April Fools’ Day, I talk on the phone, with my oldest pals Keith and Clete. Keith on the West Soast, Clete on the East.Keith and I will talk about our lives, his daughter, books we are reading and perhaps about music. There will be some mention of sports, nutrition or something funny either
Published: April 2, 2016
POLI SCIThe war machine clatters onIn the coming weeks, we’ll be sending a few more hundred troops to Iraq. We’re told that they will be trainers for the Iraqi army. To some generals, this may represent a passive-aggressive “I told you so” on the part of a military that, too often than not, will not and, politically, cannot tell the
Published: April 2, 2016
On a crisp sunny morning in March, about a dozen people gathered at the elementary school in Frisco to travel through time. Wearing sturdy shoes and warm clothing, participants on the Women of Bill’s Ranch Tour were taken around the town, making stops along the way at several historic homes. The Frisco Historic Park & Museum offered the tour in
Published: April 2, 2016
Editor’s note: This tale comes from Mary Ellen Gilliland’s humorous local history, “Rascals, Scoundrels and No Goods.” The book captures the high-spirited antics of shysters and shady ladies, swindlers and rogues of 1800s Summit County mine camps.In 1879, the remote and untrammeled Upper Ten Mile Canyon burst into activity with the discovery of mineral riches at a site which later
Published: April 2, 2016
This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of April 4-8, 1916.MONDAYThe citizens of Frisco elected a full town board from among its feminine population last Wednesday. Mrs. Florence Huter was selected as the fair mayor and Mesdames Lizzie Tubbs, Alverina Rouse and Lizzie Wildhack as trustees for over two years, Anna
Published: April 2, 2016
Breckenridge’s first female police chief, with more than two decades of experience in law enforcement, will soon have the opportunity to work with all aspects of the town. Police chief Shannon Haynes will be promoted to the position of assistant town manager on April 16, Breckenridge town manager Rick Holman announced last week.“Over the past few years, Shannon has continuously
Published: April 2, 2016
Dancing LessonsSilverthorne, April 36:30 p.m., The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Drive. Through a series of Dancing Lessons, our two odd ball characters navigate the complicated dance steps and unexpected relationship that ensues along the way, discovering that what keeps people connected are often the same things that push them apart.Karaoke With SandmanBreckenridge, April 39 p.m., The Mine Breck,
Published: April 3, 2016
DURANGO, Colo. — A mountainside overlooking traffic on U.S. Highway 550 might seem like an odd place to find a black bear and her two cubs. But a 222-pound mama bear has made her home in just such a place underneath a boulder on Animas Mountain north of town. Heather Johnson, a wildlife researcher with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, is
Published: April 3, 2016
LOVELAND, Colo. — Shelter dog Moki didn’t know what to make of the dozen other dogs at Aspen Grove Veterinary Care during doggie day care. But when the 1-year-old Australian cattle-dog mix met Porter in one of the play areas, he instantly relaxed. “He found his little buddy,” said Jennae Miler, kennel manager at Aspen Grove in Fort Collins. “They
Published: April 3, 2016
MONTROSE, Colo. — Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch, though soft-spoken, defender of the right to bear arms. Yet now he’s a willing recruit in a fledgling effort to see if the gun community itself — sellers and owners of firearms, operators of
Published: April 3, 2016
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men are victims of sexual assault (Black et al., 2011), but all of us are impacted by sexual violence. It is clear how sexual violence impacts victims, but the effects of this violent crime upon communities and society are subtler. Sexual violence creates a climate
Published: April 3, 2016
The top stories of the day from the April 4, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs is helping lead efforts to reduce cost of health careSuicide outreach now starting at gun shopsSun’s out? Throw down
Published: April 4, 2016
Published: April 3, 2016
How sweet it would’ve been to take first their first time, but second place is just as serendipitous.At midnight on March 26, Summit locals Nikki LaRochelle and Eva Hagen set off into the night from the Crested Butte start line with more than 250 other ski mountaineering veterans at the 2016 Elk Mountain Grand Traverse. Less than eight hours later,
Published: April 2, 2016
On April Fools’ Day, more than 2,000 skiers and snowboarders dressed in their best retro gear for Gaper Day, Colorado’s annual ode to old-school onesies, monoskis, Canadian tuxedoes and cowboy hats. The gear came from thrift stores, dusty wardrobes and everywhere in between, but on Gaper Day, it was all part of the dress code for a snow party at
Published: April 2, 2016
With a final site plan approved by Silverthorne Town Council last Wednesday, March 23, the town’s highly anticipated performing arts center will move forward to construction by May. The 16,000 square-foot building will feature a 130-seat black box for the Lake Dillon Theatre Company, as well as a secondary performance space, two classrooms and a lobby for public use. “We
Published: April 1, 2016
In 2001, snowboarding was one of the hottest commodities on the planet and Steve Fisher was riding the crest.Just three years earlier, snowboard halfpipe debuted at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, where long-forgotten (for some) pros like Norway’s Daniel Franck and U.S.A.’s Ross Powers introduced the world to 720s, McTwists and the occasional 900. Fisher, a Minnesota native, first
Published: April 1, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: It's snowboard race season in the ROckies and Z Griff has been making his rounds at local banked slaloms. For April Fool's Day he takes us back to the Slash and Burn Banked Slalom in Steamboat in mid-March. What's the trick? None.
Published: April 1, 2016
On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Z Griff and the Weston Snowboards crew take the in-house snowcat to Meadow Mountain outside of Minturn for a backcountry kicker session. And boy, can that kitty purrrrrr... [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/161291713?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Snow report: 0", 2", 14" Summit Daily field
Published: April 2, 2016
Prosecutors say they have launched an investigation into the Leadville Police Department’s evidence practices and financial dealings after concerns about irregularities and improprieties surfaced.The 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said early Thursday the probe was launched at the request of the mountain town’s mayor, Greg Labbe.The formal investigation began Jan. 14, officials say.Labbe told The Denver Post on Thursday that
Published: April 4, 2016
I never thought I’d thank a Democrat politician for anything again, but … Thank you, New York governor Andrew Cuomo, for showing us yet another example of the authoritarian snarl beneath the smiling mask of Progressivism.Our case in point is the governor’s diktat of Wednesday last, prohibiting travel to North Carolina by New York state government employees. The reason for
Published: April 4, 2016
Excess muscle tension is a normal occurrence that can be caused from a variety of activities. Whether you’re instructing on the mountain or in the office working at a computer all day, muscle tension can strike at any time and leave you with intense pain. While it’s normal for our muscles to have some degree of tension, problems can start
Published: April 4, 2016
Relative newcomers to the Aspen area may not know it, but heli-skiing was once permitted in the Elk Mountain Range for a brief 30-day period in the early 1990s. “It was fabulous,” said Rick Minkoff, who was co-owner of a heli-skiing company.His company, Colorado Heli-Ski, had managed to get a 30-day trial permit for heli-skiing in the Gunnison National Forest
Published: April 4, 2016
The top stories of the day from the April 5, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News: Path linking Summit, Lake counties bolsters vision of bikeable ColoradoTake 5: U.S. slalom snowboard racer AJ MussSurviving Summit: Find the sexy side of stretching with a custom plan for muscle relief
Published: April 5, 2016
AJ Muss is a speed demon of a dying breed.Since he was 3 years old, the New Jersey native has been racing on a snowboard, beginning with boardercross as a kid before finding his true calling: slalom. It’s hardly a popular discipline in the U.S., especially in his adopted ski home of Breckenridge, but when you have a knack for
Published: April 4, 2016
Summit County recently moved a step closer on plans to complete an important recreational path expansion years in the making.The Fremont Pass Recreation Pathway Project, a 3-mile path from Copper Mountain toward Fremont Pass, would connect to the Ten Mile Canyon path at Copper’s Far East parking lot and end just south of Graveline Gulch at State Highway 91. Summit
Published: April 4, 2016
A new generation of cyclists is thirsty to take over, and it begins at the USA Pro Challenge.Early on Aug. 14, Pro Challenge officials announced the official start list for the seven-stage road race, held Aug. 17-23 on Colorado’s classic cycling routes. For the first time in its five-year history, a handful of top-tier athletes were curiously missing: Levi Leipheimer,
Published: August 14, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge. The California Highway Patrol tweeted the small black dog “led us on quite a chase” Sunday and posted a video of it running furiously on the upper level of the bridge while being trailed by a motorcycle officer. After
Published: April 5, 2016
Fred Lord is a Summit County photographer who focuses on wildlife and nature. Retired from a career in photography and graphic arts, he now shoots personal photos during his travels and around the High Country, taking colorful and captivating images of animals, birds and the mountainous landscape. A retired Navy veteran, he began taking photographs professionally after completing his stint
Published: April 5, 2016
For one weekend only, the Lake Dillon Theatre Company (LDTC) is bringing a cabaret performance featuring Broadway’s Christine Pedi. There will be two performances on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. and April 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the LDTC interim theater located at the Outlets at Silverthorne.Chrisitne Pedi, also known as “The Lady of 1000 Voices,” can be seen using
Published: April 5, 2016
Frank SebekNov. 30, 1925 — March 19, 2016Frank Sebek passed away on March 19, 2016 at the Bethany Rehabilitation Center in Lakewood, Colorado after suffering a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in 1925 to Frank and Adela Sebek in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated Morgan Park Military Academy in 1943 then attended college on the G.I. Bill at
Published: April 5, 2016
On Easter Sunday, I lost the diamond in my Grandma’s wedding ring. My mom gave me the ring after my grandma died, more than ten years ago. I never took it off — until the diamond disappeared. Because the ring fit best on my wedding ring finger, I wore it there and shifted my own wedding ring to my right
Published: April 5, 2016
Go ahead, exhale a deep sigh of relief because our long national nightmare could very well be over. Yes, dear friends, Donald Trump might have bitten off more than he can chew, and we may be mere moments away from combing him out of our hair for good. Then throw away the comb.And indeed, we’ve heard this refrain a couple
Published: April 5, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series on spring high school athletes. Read on for part two and part three with baseball, girl’s lacrosse, boy’s lacrosse and boys rugby.It’s not easy playing an All-American spring sport in Summit County.By early April — about a month after the start of high school preps season — Summit High School’s
Published: April 5, 2016
MOUNTAIN RANGE MUSTANG INVITATIONAL — SUMMIT HS TRACK AND FIELD, APRIL 2A regular-season track and field meet, hosted by Mountain Range High School at North Field in Westminster on April 2. The event drew 29 female and 28 male teams from across the state, including 4A heavyweights Niwot, Loveland and Cherokee Trail. The Tigers boy’s team took 23rd out of
Published: April 5, 2016
Hundreds of travel professionals representing ski resorts, suppliers and tech startups filled the ballrooms at the Keystone Conference Center on Tuesday. This year’s Mountain Travel Symposium brought together a mix of seasoned executives from all over the world, as well as a few fresh faces to the industry. “It’s an opportunity for the worldwide community of mountain destination tourism professionals
Published: April 5, 2016
A series of accidents involving 30 vehicles had closed Interstate 70 along a 1/2-mile stretch between Silverthorne and the Eisenhower Tunnel on Tuesday evening, which is now currently open.A blizzard that blew through the area had caused a number of accidents throughout Summit County, particularly along the interstate.According to the Lake Dillon Fire Rescue, which reported the interstate accident on
Published: April 5, 2016
Mayor Gary Wilkinson won re-election on Tuesday night, April 5, after Frisco residents overwhelmingly selected him over two challengers for four more years in office.A total of 665 votes were cast for mayor, and nearly 60 percent (382 votes) went to Wilkinson, the longtime town resident of 50 years. Town councilman Daniel C. Kibbie, Jr., took 27.22 percent (181 votes)
Published: April 5, 2016
Following in his father’s footsteps, Eric Mamula will serve as Breckenridge’s next mayor, according to a preliminary vote that was tallied Tuesday night. He was elected by a 63.53-percent margin, with a preliminary total of 777 votes, for the town’s first contested mayoral election in 32 years. His father, Sam Mamula, served as mayor through 2004. “The time between 7
Published: April 5, 2016
Residents of the town of Silverthorne mailed in their ballots or braved the weather on Tuesday, April 5 to vote, selecting four councilmembers from five choices.Once the dust was settled on its 2,525 total vote cast, incumbents Russ Camp and JoAnne Nadalin were selected, as were newcomers Tanya Shattuck and Robert Kieber. Tom Marmins, a 15-year resident of Summit County,
Published: April 5, 2016
Dan Gibbs has a story he’s trying to help local residents tell. Since 2014, the former state senator and representative — and since 2010, one of Summit County’s three elected commissioners — has been brushing up on his knowledge of the local, state and federal health-care statutes. As the region in which he calls home and helps guide continues to
Published: April 3, 2016
Whitewater Ramble: Pickin’ on WoodstockFrisco, April 69 p.m., Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St. Whitewater Ramble is a high octane jamming bluegrass band. Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Joe Cocker and more will be featured. Free.Taste of Ghostly BreckenridgeBreckenridge, April 6, 8 & 97 p.m., Dredge Restaurant, 180 W. Jefferson Ave. Enjoy samples of cocktails, hot chocolate and appetizers while we
Published: April 6, 2016
A 43-year-old man died at Breckenridge Ski Resort after colliding with another skier on Monday afternoon, April 4, and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office is looking for witnesses.John Sherwood was on vacation in Summit County with his family from Randolph, New Jersey, about an hour west of New York City. He and the other skier ran into each other on
Published: April 5, 2016
“Today is kind of a special day,” Ulises “Uli” Bella said enthusiastically over the phone on Friday afternoon. “It’s the band’s birthday today.”It was April 1, and the saxophone player was celebrating a milestone with his band mates. It’s been 21 years since the members of Ozomatli began playing together, and the group has plenty to show for it. In
Published: April 5, 2016
The second installation of the National Geographic Live speaker series features acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride in a program entitled “Chasing Rivers” on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk Center.Pete McBride is living proof that in photography, passion, hard work and guts matter more than the cost of your gear or where you went to school.
Published: April 5, 2016
The year was 1957, and skier Pete Seibert had hiked 7 miles to the top of Vail Mountain with a companion, when a panoramic view of the apex helped motivate him to open a ski resort there five years later.During World War II, Seibert was a member of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division, an elite mountain warfare unit and
Published: April 6, 2016
Frisco-based outdoor retailer 123Mountain’s website will remain offline, and their assets frozen, thanks to a court order issued on Wednesday. Faced with numerous consumer complaints, fraud allegations and more than $400,000 in unpaid judgments, co-owners Olivier and Anna Sofia Goumas, who did not appear in court this week, faced an asset freeze and temporary restraining order following a motion by
Published: April 6, 2016
Follow your bliss.This mantra by writer Joseph Campbell has guided Leon Joseph Littlebird throughout his 65 years on Earth. Littlebird is fortunate in the fact that he has always known what his bliss is and has had the passion to let it guide him through life. “For me, it’s my music,” he said at a café in Silverthorne on Saturday
Published: April 6, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series on spring high school athletes. Read on for part one and part three with soccer, track and field, girl’s lacrosse, boy’s lacrosse and boy’s rugby.It’s tough to find a rhythm when you can’t play or practice on real, green, snow-free grass.For most of the season so far, the Tigers baseball
Published: April 6, 2016
FRISCO — This was Summit’s game to lose or win. They chose option one.On a bright and warm Wednesday — one of the first actual spring-like days of the season, finally, on April 6 — the Tigers boy’s lacrosse team faced an equally matched Eagle Valley team (3-4 overall, 2-3 league) at home. After dominating the Demons for 24 minutes
Published: April 6, 2016
A Thousand Smiles: Stories and Images from KenyaBreckenridge, April 77 p.m., Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, 107 Denison Placer Rd. A Thousand Smiles shares the work of For the Good Period, a Colorado non-profit expanding education to young girls in Kenya by removing two of the primary barriers to their educations: lack of access to sanitary pads and reproductive health education.
Published: April 7, 2016
The top stories of the day from the April 7, 2016 edition of the Summit Daily News:Complaints about 123Mountain owners fly at Summit County courtroom hearing on WednesdaySpring preps spotlight: Summit High’s Turner McDonald, Brian Hessler, Andrew Shaw, Braden Cross and Sawyer MarchCommunity hosts benefit for Summit County local Leon Joseph Littlebird
Published: April 7, 2016
NOR AM SERIES CROWNS BOARDERCROSS ROYALTY AT USASA NATIONALSThe 2016 Nor Am snowboard boardercross title was on the line April 3 at Copper Mountain Resort in the final event of the U.S. Snowboard Association’s Hole Shot Tour Nor Am Series. An international field, including five U.S. Snowboard Team members and more than a few Olympians, tackled Copper’s purpose-built boardercross venue.
Published: April 6, 2016
Warmer weather is on the rise, and that means that more people are heading outside to get the exercise they want. When you work out in the open air, your body will work two to three times harder than it normally does when working out inside. Direct sunlight is also a benefit. It helps your body process the necessary vitamins
Published: April 6, 2016

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