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$84K misfire? Authenticity of Doc’s gun in doubt

March 23, 2017 — Doc Holliday died in Glenwood Springs, and it's been said that he did so with an 1866 Remington derringer in his room at the Hotel Glenwood. But what's said about the Old West often isn't true, and sometimes even sincere historians can get fooled. There's […]

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Dillon town council sends hotel development back to drawing board

March 23, 2017 — The Dillon Town Council rejected a proposal for a hotel development at its regular meeting Tuesday night, citing concerns over the structure's height and size, town spokeswoman Kerstin Anderson said. "Council liked a lot of things about this project and they don't want to be […]

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In 1st girls lacrosse meeting, Tigers tame Devils

March 22, 2017 — GYPSUM — Eagle Valley girls lacrosse lost its league opener to Summit High, 11-7, on Tuesday at John Ramunno Field in Gypsum. The visiting Tigers led, 7-3 at the half. "I'm very happy with the way they played the second half," Devils coach Jessi Dondero […]

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Storm set to break Summit County’s dry spell with as many as 7 inches predicted Thursday

March 22, 2017 — It's been an unusual snow season, to say the least. After a dry October and November that saw snowpack levels well below annual averages, the hand-wringing abruptly ended with strong showings in December and January that more than made up for the sluggish start. For […]

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Summit County daycare teachers to get free health care access

March 22, 2017 — A new program will provide health coverage for 140 of Summit County's child care providers. Individual day care centers did not offer insurance previously, leaving staff to fend for themselves and contributing to a high turnover rate. The EC Cares program is the result of […]

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Pace: This is where we begin — thank you (Summit Daily staff column)

March 22, 2017 — As a working journalist over the last decade, I've listened to a good number of public speakers. The best I ever saw led by thanking everyone in the audience for coming. It was simple, and what followed was him expressing how happy he was everyone […]

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Jog and chow at Fit Foodie Festival in Denver this July

March 22, 2017 — Can't wait to finish a 10K before you chow down? There's a race for that. On July 29, John Hancock life insurance hosts the Fit Foodie Festival 5K/10K — the most delicious run ever, according to a release — in Westminster, a suburb north of […]

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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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Wine Ink: The art of the pour

March 22, 2017 — The wine was not mine, but I could not take my eyes off the sommelier as she poured it. In her hands was a vessel of glass so beautiful as to be an object of art. A tapered neck, nearly 2 feet long, extended from […]

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Mrs. Summit County works with pageant to collect teddy bears for children

March 22, 2017 — Jan Levy, Mrs. Summit County, will be helping the current Mrs. Colorado America, Erica Shields, to collect teddy bears for the Kempe Center in Aurora. The goal is to collect 500 teddy bears for children at the center, which works with neglected and abused children. […]

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Bravo Media’s ‘Top Chef’ to be filmed in Colorado for Season 15

March 22, 2017 — NEW YORK — Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning "Top Chef" sets its sights high and heads to the state of Colorado for season 15.  Production will begin this spring with a new batch of chefs battling it out for the coveted title amongst […]

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Mysterious Aspen ski rental contract may relate to Trumps

March 22, 2017 — The U.S. Secret Service signed a contract last week for more than $12,000 with the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club for rental ski equipment and clothing, according to a federal government website. However, the club doesn’t rent ski equipment and the club’s director said […]

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Summit girls lacross wins 3 in a row, plus Tigers baseball and track results

March 22, 2017 — Summit vs. Canon City | Tigers baseball, March 18 A regular-season baseball game against No. 7 Canon City High School in Canon City on March 18. Summit lost its first game of the season, 9-6, to Canon City, which is currently ranked No. 7 in […]

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Summit County’s adoptable pets

March 22, 2017 — Contact the Summit County Animal Shelter at 970-668-3230. Cats FRAPPI, 3 years, Domestic Shorthair, orange and white, neutered male MIMI, 13 years, Domestic Longhair, gray tab and black, spayed female YULE, 1 year 2 months, Domestic Shorthair, gray tab, neutered male SNOWFLAKE, 2 years, Domestic […]

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Reagan: Make the Democrats own Obamacare

March 22, 2017 — At my age I'm pretty sure I don't need maternity care. At her age I'm pretty sure my granddaughter doesn't need health insurance for her end-of-life needs. But what do I know? I'm just a dumb citizen. According to the architects of Obamacare — if […]

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Littwin: Now that the FBI has officially called Trump a liar, what can possibly come next?

March 22, 2017 — And so, another day in TrumpWorld comes to a close. And like many of you, I find myself wondering how many more we can possibly take. It's not just the non-stop, every-damned-day madness of it. It's the day-after-day-after-day accumulation of that madness. It's knowing that […]

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Summit Community Care Clinic fundraising event celebrates 10 years

March 22, 2017 — The Summit County Community Care Clinic will be hosting their 10th annual Soup for the Soul, Bread for the Clinic event this Friday. Proceeds from the event go toward services at the clinic. The event will be at the Keystone Conference Center from 5:30-9 p.m. […]

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Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

March 22, 2017 — Narrow Gauge Railroads Lecture Breckenridge, March 22 3 p.m., Historic Park Log Chapel, 120 Main St. Lecture presented by Simone Belz featuring local railroad history in the Rocky Mountains. 970-668-3428. Loop Project Open House Dillon, March 22 4:30 p.m., Summit Cove Elementary School, 727 Cove […]

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Summit 360 video: Views of Lake Dillon, Marina from town overlook

March 21, 2017 — Viewing on an iOS device? Open in the YouTube app to experience in full 360 degrees. Editor's note: Summit 360 is a series of daily 360 videos by the Summit Daily News. Check our website and Facebook page each day for new videos from events […]

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Summit County works to dispel rumors in the immigrant community

March 21, 2017 — Summit County officials have joined the Family and Intercultural Resource Center in the hopes of easing tensions with the immigration community. Last Friday, the Summit School District Board of Education voted to approve a resolution on making local schools a safe environment for all students. […]

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