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Gallery: Tail-tap the sky at the Frisco Bike Park summer jump jam (photos)

June 26, 2017 —

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X Games medalist Matt Ladley takes on ‘Amazing Race’

June 26, 2017 — Matt Ladley wasn't new to the idea of having fans. The Steamboat Springs professional snowboarder followed up multiple X Games appearances with a gold medal in 2016, then a silver in 2017, and along the way, he's built a big fanbase. Things were a little […]

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Garfield County fire restrictions take effect June 27

June 26, 2017 — Based on area vegetation moisture measurements and other risk factors, fire restrictions go into effect starting Tuesday, June 27, for Bureau of Land Management properties and unincorporated private lands in Garfield County. The restrictions mean campfires are only permitted within designated fire grates in developed […]

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Frisco development code changes to be considered at council meeting

June 26, 2017 — The Frisco Town Council will be holding its second regular meeting of the month on Tuesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. in town hall. During the council work session at 4 p.m., town staff will present modifications to the master plan for the Lake Hill […]

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Pet Scene: Adoptable animals for June 27

June 26, 2017 — Contact the Summit County Animal Shelter at 970-668-3230. Cats FRAPPI, 3 years, Domestic Shorthair, orange and white, neutered male SOPHIE, 11 years, Domestic Shorthair, calico, spayed female PIP, 7 years, Domestic Longhair, tortie, spayed female ARIEL, 4 years, Domestic Shorthair, dil calico, spayed female SAMMY, […]

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Marijuana tied to more Colorado collisions but not fatalities, pair of studies says

June 26, 2017 — Late last week, two new studies received a flurry of news coverage and at first blush appeared contradictory: An insurance-industry nonprofit found that collision claims had increased in states that legalized marijuana compared to others, while a paper published in an academic journal found no […]

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Summit County chipping program begins fourth season

June 26, 2017 — Fire danger throughout the county was elevated from moderate to high last week and local officials are imploring residents to do their part and safeguard their homes and neighborhoods with an ongoing tree chipping service running through the summer. The free countywide program, paid for […]

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Head of Planned Parenthood and Trump cabinet member square off during Aspen Ideas Festival

June 26, 2017 — The U.S. Senate's health care bill came under withering fire from the head of Planned Parenthood while defended by a member of President Donald Trump's cabinet Sunday at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Health and Human […]

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Wildfire in Park County now 75 percent contained

June 26, 2017 — A fire in Park County that forced some campers to evacuate is now 75 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The 392 fire — which officials believe was caused by a human activity — is burning on 90 acres nearly 10 miles northeast […]

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GOP health plans would leave rural Coloradans paying more, new report says

June 26, 2017 — A new report released this month argues that Republican proposals to remake the nation's health care system would hurt rural Coloradans by cutting parts of the current law that help small towns and by shifting benefits to big cities. Which is exactly what Tony Adkins, […]

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All Colorado counties will have Obamacare insurance plans in 2018

June 26, 2017 — DENVER — The good news is that individuals in every Colorado county will have access in 2018 to at least one health insurance plan through the state's exchange. The bad news is that health insurance will likely cost more, but we won't know how much […]

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Specialty medical care without the long drive to Denver

June 26, 2017 — Sponsored Content Services in Summit County improve with a new facility in Frisco Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Anyone who has needed specialized medical care in Summit County has likely faced the possibility of having to travel […]

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Summit Extreme Black Diamonds go 0-6 in week 3

June 25, 2017 — If you showed up late for the first game of this doubleheader, you missed half the action. Summit jumped out to an early lead, dropping three runs on the Vail Vipers in the first inning. The Vipers answered with three runs of their own in […]

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Big Mountain Enduro at Keystone draws riders from across U.S.

June 25, 2017 — On Saturday, hundreds of riders from across the nation came to Keystone Bike Park for the annual Big Mountain Enduro series. The Keystone stop is one of the gnarliest in the six-event series, filled with massive boulders, screaming straightaways and something known as Helter and […]

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Mountain mentor of the month: June 2017

June 25, 2017 — Summit County Mountain Mentors, the community-based mentorship program matching caring volunteers with children aged 8 to 16, would like to honor its Mentor of the Month for June, Tavi Rainold. The mission of the program, now in its 30th year, is to positively influence the […]

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Blue River group recasts hopes of golden fishing designation

June 25, 2017 — Since last spring when about a third of Summit County's Blue River was stripped of a prized fishing designation due to inadequate production levels, efforts are ongoing to solve this ecological riddle. The 65-mile tributary, flowing from the Tenmile Range on the southern edges of […]

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Hey, Spike! follows Ira Tane’s Ride the Rockies adventure

June 25, 2017 — Among the just-completed 32nd Ride the Rockies bicycle tour were two married couples from Frisco. Ira and Terese Tane and Mario and Jeanine Corvetto, next door neighbors over on Creekside Drive, often trained together on The Summit. Mario had ridden the Denver Post-sponsored tour last […]

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High Country Crime: ‘No evidence’ as judge drops pot charge against Eagle county surveyor

June 25, 2017 — There's not enough evidence to charge Ted Archibeque, the Eagle County surveyor, with one of the marijuana charges he faced, even by Colorado's low standards, a judge ruled. Eagle County Court Judge Katharine Sullivan handed Ted Archibeque a victory Tuesday when she threw out the […]

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Top 5 most-read stories on SummitDaily.com, week of June 18

June 25, 2017 — Editor's note: Below is a list of the top 5 most-read stories on summitdaily.com the week of June 18. 1. Frisco's 10 Mile Music Hall will be biggest venue of its kind in the Rockies, owners say Owners of The Barkley Ballroom broke ground last […]

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Gallery: Sirens of Lake Dillon at the 10th Timberline Cruiser Regatta (photos)

June 24, 2017 — On June 24, close to 100 sailors and captains spread between 25 crews took to the waters on Lake Dillon for the 10th annual Timberline Cruiser Regatta, a fun race with crews vying for points and best times while dressed in pirate hats, viking attire […]

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