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Skiers and snowboarders at Keystone Resort will soon see single-family homes going up near the River Run gondola as local Gary Miller brings a land-trade deal 13 years in the making to fruition. Keystone man swaps ghost town for property near River Run gondola, with plans for development

After 6 hours, 4 minutes, 1.8 seconds on the saddle of his mountain bike, professional rider Alban Lakata crossed the finish line first in the 20th Leadville 100 MTB, Saturday, earning the Austrian back-to-back first-place finishes and a new course record. Leadville 100 MTB crowns Alban Lakata back-to-back winner

St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco ranked last among Colorado hospitals in regards to adverse events connected to various types of surgeries, according to this month’s edition of Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports: Summit Medical Center ranks last in Colorado for surgery

A woman who allegedly gave police a false identity was arrested July 30 on charges of criminal impersonation, resisting arrest. Authorities picked the suspect up after she was spotted walking down East Keystone Road at approximately 7:30 p.m. Summit County police blotter: Dropping names and resisting arrest

I take strong exception to the conclusions reached by Consumer Reports regarding our hospital which were reported in the leading article on Aug. 14, 2013. Yes, we had 14 Medicare patients out of 150 who, between 2009 and 2011, had length of stays after total knee replacement or spine surgery which exceeded acceptable norms for these procedures. Summit Medical Center official disputes poor ranking

A young man accused of killing two individuals and injuring another in a 2012 collision on Highway 9 has been sentenced to five years in prison. 21-year-old sentenced to five years for vehicular homicide on Highway 9

A 39-year-old New York City man died Friday evening from injuries he apparently suffered in a fall from a second-floor balcony in the early morning of Aug. 7 at the Redstone Inn, the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office said. N.Y. man dies from fall at Redstone Inn

On Wednesday at 6:01 p.m., the Summit County Coroner's Office was paged to respond to a residence in Dillon for the death of a 61-year-old male. 61-year-old male dies in Dillon

The idea of spending over eight straight hours perched on the saddle of a mountain bike is one that does not appeal to most of us, but for Drs. Erik Dorf and Greg Poulter, both of Breckenridge, and Poulter’s physician’s assistant, Cameron Youngblood, all of whom work together at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics, it’s a fun way to spend a Saturday. Riding high in the Leadville 100 MTB

A wildfire near the top of Red Canyon Road (Garfield County Road 115), where the road breaks out of the red rocks and cedars and in to the hilly terrain that veers toward Spring Valley to the east, reportedly had scorched more than 150 acres of ground by 7:30 p.m. Monday, about four hours after it started. Fire burning south of Glenwood Springs grows to more than 150 acres


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