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Nat Geo Live: ‘Point of No Return’ coming Saturday to Breck

April 11, 2017 — Whittled down to virtually nothing, a five-person team pushed themselves to the mental and physical brink, as they overcame one pitfall after another on their way to summit the highest point in Southeast Asia. According to a news release, famed mountaineer Hilaree O'Neill will share […]

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This Week in history: How the new state liquor law will operate

April 9, 2017 — This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of April 4 through 10. Regulations relating to the purchase and use of liquor in Colorado are not entirely clear but before an attempt is made by a Colorado […]

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Quandary: Historians wanted for Theobald Award nominations

April 8, 2017 — Dear Quandary, Who are the Theobalds and why do they get an award? My friend, I'm happy to clear up your confusion about the Theobald Award. This distinction isn't given to the Theobalds every year, but rather is named after them. Though, I can certainly […]

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Fluid movements: Summit School of Dance changes ownership, not mission

April 7, 2017 — Much like what happened almost 30 years ago, a choreographed change of ownership has the outgoing owner and her handpicked successor both saying Summit School of Dance won't miss a beat. With two large white binders in the school's lobby, each scrapbook overflowing with the […]

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The Weekend: Meet some women who changed the world

April 6, 2017 — In a time that women weren't only prevented from voting but were encouraged to remain silent in public, examples exist of extraordinary females who not only helped shape Colorado but the country in general. "You should see this picture," said T. Lee, a Minneapolis artist […]

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Inspiration meets whiskey Saturday in Keystone

April 5, 2017 — If your life were a book and you its author, how would you want your story to go? When it comes to hosting motivational speakers, there might be no better venue than TED Talks, and in the world of TED Talks, there might be none […]

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Try 150 brews in one day? Don’t do it, Breckenridge Beer Festival organizers say

April 4, 2017 — With 45 local, regional and national craft breweries putting out more than 150 different kinds of beers, anyone who pays the $30-$40 fare for Saturday's 11th annual Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival shouldn't have any problem getting their money's worth. "There is absolutely no way a […]

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This week in history: Active mining season at Montezuma

April 1, 2017 — This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of April 1-7. Mr. Young of Cripple Creek, an associate of John Sharpe in the Hancock group of mines on Glacier Mountain has arrived and has been engaged in […]

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Quandary: Rotary Ice Melt contest underway

April 1, 2017 — Dear Quandary, How can I win my $4,000 in the ice melt contest? Thanks, Ice Queen For those who don't know, the Dillon Ice Melt Contest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Summit County and gives locals a chance to guess when the ice […]

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Quandary: Hurry to join the ice melt mayhem

March 30, 2017 — Dear Quandary, How can I win my $4,000 in the ice melt contest? Thanks, Ice Queen For those who don't know, the Dillon Ice Melt Contest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Summit County and gives locals a chance to guess when the ice […]

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Summit High aims to rock audience with spring musical

March 29, 2017 — A dreamer tears at the seams of a dystopian future in which conformity reigns and rocking out might be worse than murder. No one seems to remember how things used to be in this bleach-white futuristic society, carefully created by three scores of Summit High […]

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Spring ice fishing on the honey holes of Lake Dillon

March 25, 2017 — The hazy sun had just started falling behind the Gore Range when Andrew Hoofman saw a slight tug on the line. "There's one," said Hoofman, a guide with Big Ed's Fishing Ventures of Dillon who was off-duty that spring afternoon but couldn't say no to […]

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This week in history: Navy appeals for men

March 25, 2017 — This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of March 20 through March 26. President Theodore Knorr and Secretary S. S. Fry have received from Lt. W. P. Brown of the U.S. Navy recruiting office an urgent […]

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Summit County’s live music calendar

March 24, 2017 — Friday, March 24 The Swing Crew 3 p.m., The Last Lift Bar, 1195 Keystone Road, Keystone. The Swing Crew has been playing the aprés ski concert for years. No cover. Frisco Funk Collective 9 p.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St., Frisco. Frisco Funk Collective […]

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s ‘School of Rock’ opens Friday

March 22, 2017 — For anyone considering whether to buy tickets for "School of Rock-The Musical," Brandon Warren, who landed the lead role of the curly haired, loveable loser Dewey Finn, puts it like this. "Have you ever been to a concert? Was it awesome?" he asked rhetorically during […]

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A mountain local’s guide to spring self-care from Leslie Glenn

March 21, 2017 — Spring is in the air: longer days, slushy snow, warmer temps and (hopefully) some spring powder days to come. Winter in the mountains can take a toll on you whether you are stacking the sunny days on the mountain or working overtime to keep up […]

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Coming Sunday: Summit Youth Orchestra plays with ‘Fire’ (360 video)

March 21, 2017 — Fall for the Summit Youth Orchestra came with a water-based concert theme so it's only fitting the group's playing with fire for its spring recital. On the program for the free 7 p.m. performance Sunday at Dillon Community Church, the 17-member youth orchestra — comprised […]

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Winter Hiking Guide: A short-and-sweet trip to Mount Royal, Frisco’s hometown overlook

March 18, 2017 — Editor's note: This is a bi-monthly winter hiking guide. Until the trails thaw, stay tuned for more winter hiking reports from now through April. Springtime certainly seems to have arrived in the Rockies. Yesterday morning, I hiked in a short-sleeved T-shirt. Though it feels and […]

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This week in history: Increasing bank accounts show prosperity of Summit County

March 18, 2017 — This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of March 20 through March 26. Breckenridge people have nearly $35,000 more in the bank today than 10 weeks ago. This pleasing financial condition is shown by the last […]

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Summit live music calendar

March 17, 2017 — Friday, March 17 Dru Griffin and High Country 9 a.m., Inxpot, 195 River Run Road, Keystone. Enjoy some bluegrass for breakfast on St. Patrick's Day. 970-262-3707. Shaky Hand String Band 6 p.m., Prosit, 313 Main St., Frisco. Acoustic and Americana music by some of Summit […]

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