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High Gear: Review of the Ibex W2 Sport Hoody for men

August 16, 2017 — Hiking, biking and boarding in the Colorado alpine isn't always a warm body's best friend. One minute the weather is 35 degrees and brisk, the next it's 70 degrees and impossibly sunny, the very next it's back to 50 degrees and overcast with a threat […]

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Work It Out: ‘Manage the misery’ with 8 yoga poses for road cyclists

August 16, 2017 — Road cycling places intense demands on quadriceps, hamstrings and hips, and for many cyclists it can introduce strain on the low back, shoulders and neck. Yoga can relax lower-body muscles, improve range of motion through the hips and release spinal tension. Summit Biking member Charlie […]

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Search resumes for climber missing since 2016 near Maroon Bells

August 16, 2017 — Search and rescue teams spent nearly 20 hours since Saturday looking for a climber who went missing in September 2016 in the Maroon Bells area but did not find any clues. David Cook, 49, from Corrales, New Mexico, was reported missing Sept. 20, 2016. He […]

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State trooper hurt in fatal Interstate 70 crash near Silt

August 16, 2017 — A multivehicle fatal crash blocked westbound Interstate 70 traffic near Silt Wednesday afternoon. A Colorado State Patrol trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries as a result. The trooper had a vehicle pulled over on westbound I-70 when another vehicle crashed into it. […]

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Join local yogis for meditation, journaling and more on Aug. 19

August 16, 2017 — On Aug. 19, join local yoga instructors Jenni Frank, Amber Cook and Miriam Newell-Chadwell for an incredible morning, including yoga, mediation, discussion and journaling, followed by a delicious and nourishing ayurvedic lunch. Several spots remain. The event is held at a private home in Breckenridge […]

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Frisco Planning Commission to hold sketch plan reviews for Galena and Granite Street proposals

August 16, 2017 — The Frisco Planning Commission will be holding a regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17, at town hall, although two public hearings scheduled for the meeting have been tabled to a later date. The commission will be conducting two sketch plan reviews during […]

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Summit County Seniors taking grant applications

August 16, 2017 — Summit County Senior Citizens Inc. is accepting grant applications as part of the group's annual distribution of funds to the community, according to a news release. The money that's tied to these grants is directed to organizations that have existing programs or want to create […]

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife names new northwest regional manager

August 16, 2017 — Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the agency tasked with managing Colorado's wild animals and 42 state parks, named 19-year wildlife veteran JT Romatzke its new manager of the northwest region that encompasses Summit County. Romatzke joined the agency in 1998 and became a district wildlife manager […]

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Bustang bus service boasts massive rider surge on 2nd anniversary

August 16, 2017 — The Colorado Department of Transportation's 2-year-old bus experiment known as Bustang has seen overwhelming ridership gains and is now eyeing future expansion. The three-route system that launched in July 2015 includes a line connecting Denver's Union Station to Frisco, Vail, Eagle and Glenwood Springs. New […]

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It’s no longer ‘End of Trail’ on Old Tenderfoot Trail in Dillon thanks to new connector

August 16, 2017 — Hikers, bikers, dog walkers and gear heads: It's not longer "end of trail" on one of the most popular trails in the heart of Summit County. Thanks to help from the Friends of Dillon Ranger District, Summit County Off-Road Riders and staff from the Dillon […]

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Dillon Town Council clears way for controversial, five-story condo after packed hearing

August 16, 2017 — The Dillon Town Council unanimously cleared the way for a five-story condominium building in downtown Dillon on Tuesday night amid the objections of many in the packed council chambers, who argued the building would be too big and even threatened a class-action lawsuit. The proposed […]

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Third crash in Grand County this week claims life of man, 27

August 16, 2017 — A week of deadly traffic crashes continued Wednesday morning in Grand County with a single-vehicle rollover fatality, the third fatal traffic incident in Grand County in the last five days. According to officials from the Colorado State Patrol, the rollover crash occurred around 1 a.m. […]

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Farmers’ Almanac predicts 2017-18 winter in Colorado to be drier than last year

August 16, 2017 — According to the 2018 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac — which came out this week — the upcoming 2017-18 winter season in the West will not be as wet as last year. “Our forecasts are pointing to a return to more normal winter conditions in […]

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Investigation into death of Squaw Valley ski patroller complete, two citations issued

August 16, 2017 — The six-month investigation into the death of Squaw Valley Ski Patroller Joseph Zuiches has been completed. Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has appealed the two citations received from the Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health for hazards found after the incident that killed 32-year-old […]

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Two motorcyclists who injured police officer after entering Colorado Classic route in Denver are charged

August 16, 2017 — Two motorcyclists who rode onto a closed bicycle race route Saturday afternoon, one of them injuring a police officer in the process, have been charged. Denver District Attorney Beth McCann charged Steven Cicchi, 32, with eluding a peace officer, assault of a peace officer in the […]

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Memorial: Paul Johnson

August 16, 2017 — Paul Johnson The family of Paul Johnson invites you to join us in the celebration of Paul's life on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Windy point group campground. We encourage you to bring a lawn chair, share stories and memories with all […]

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Portion of Glenwood Springs bridge collapses during construction (video)

August 16, 2017 — A large section of the skeleton of the old Grand Avenue bridge in downtown Glenwood Springs collapsed Tuesday evening as crews worked on its demolition. No one was injured. Tuesday was the second day of demolition work. Steel girders underpinning the deck of the 1953 […]

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Summit Daily editorial: On Trump’s sympathy for the devil of white nationalism

August 15, 2017 — Who would ever predict that an American President in 2017 would shy away from denouncing self-proclaimed neo-Nazis and white supremacists? Who could imagine that the leader of the free world wouldn't even mention the name of a brave woman who was murdered for standing up […]

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New all-time record for traffic at Eisenhower Tunnel set Aug. 6

August 15, 2017 — After setting new records in 2016 and 2015 before it, traffic through both directions of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel is once again surpassing all-time highs this summer. Recently released data from the Colorado Department of Transportation confirmed the weekend of Aug. 4-6, as the new […]

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Take 5: Ultra-running with High Lonesome 100 winner (and non-runner) Hannah Taylor

August 15, 2017 — Hannah Taylor simply loves spending hours and hours and hours in the mountains. If she happens to win a race at the same time? That's even better. On July 28, the 38-year-old Summit Nordic Ski Club coach and longtime local did just that when she […]

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