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Silverthorne knife attacker with criminal past sentenced to 3 years in prison

April 24, 2017 — They could have just left when they were asked to and not come back. Instead, prosecutors say, 23-year-old Dylan Haas and a group of his friends returned with a posse to the birthday party they were asked to leave near Silverthorne on the night of […]

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Wildlife officials offer annual tips as Summit County black bears rouse

April 24, 2017 — The return of mud season as the past winter's snow begins to melt also means the re-emergence of local black bears in search of food following months of hibernation. April and May are still early into bear season and Summit County has not had any […]

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Summit County State of the River meeting Thursday, May 4

April 24, 2017 — The Colorado River District hosts its 24th annual "State of the River" Meeting in Summit County on Thursday, May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion. Renowned climate researcher Brad Udall of the Colorado Water Institute at Colorado State University will act as the […]

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Man sentenced for 2013 Leadville assault that left victim with brain damage

April 24, 2017 — A Leadville man was sentenced to 60 days in jail with work release and four years of probation by a Summit County judge on Monday, April 24. Santiago "Chago" Martinez maintains his innocence, but a jury found him guilty in March of third-degree assault for […]

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Summit Daily News takes home state, regional awards

April 24, 2017 — The Summit Daily News took home 14 awards at the 2016 Colorado Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced Saturday night at the 139th annual Colorado Press Association convention at the Sheraton Denver West in Lakewood. Judging was based on work completed between Nov. 1, […]

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Dear Drewbie: A roadmap to mental and emotional spring-cleaning

April 24, 2017 — Making changes in life is an extremely daunting, overwhelming and intimidating endeavor. There are things in life we want to improve on, should improve and need to improve on, but how do we make these changes sustainable and not just temporary fixes? Being in a […]

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Former Summit Daily News editor tapped to lead Vail Daily newsroom

April 24, 2017 — EAGLE-VAIL — It took only a brief visit in 2008 to convince Krista Driscoll she wanted to put down roots in the Vail Valley. Those roots sank deeper this week, when Driscoll was named the new editor of the Vail Daily. Driscoll succeeds Ed Stoner, […]

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Rocky Mountain Marijuana: Spring 2017

April 24, 2017 — Welcome to the Spring 2017 edition of Rocky Mountain Marijuana

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Sustainable Living

April 24, 2017 — Welcome to the 2017 edition of Sustainable Living

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Colorado lawmakers spike effort to extend bar hours

April 24, 2017 — The last call for alcohol will remain 2 a.m. in Colorado. A bipartisan measure to remove a statewide prohibition on alcohol sales at bars and restaurants between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. failed Monday in the Republican-led state Senate. House Bill 1123 would have given […]

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Aspen man who died at parking garage ran to his death

April 24, 2017 — The 24-year-old man who fell to his death at a Snowmass Village parking garage last month was under the influence of drugs and alcohol, officials have confirmed, and was seen on surveillance video acting erratically before the 30-foot fall. Angelo Mowery of Denver was found […]

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Colorado rural health care bill receives House approval, faces obstacle in Senate

April 23, 2017 — A proposed law to provide Coloradans financial assistance on health care costs moved through the state House last week, but now faces a stiff challenge in the Senate. House Bill 17-1235, which would aid rural communities that often pay more than twice as much for […]

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High Country Crime: Bar brawler arrested in Snowmass

April 23, 2017 — Snowmass Village police arrested a Wisconsin man Monday, April 17, and charged him with assaulting a local man at a bar last week. Brandon Hines, 20, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was cooperative but declined to speak to officers about the incident when they spoke with him […]

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Top-read stories of the week on summitdaily.com

April 23, 2017 — Editor's note: Below is a list of the top 5 most-read stories on summitdaily.com the week of April 17. 1. The curious case of Capt. Craig Button. 20 years ago, Button crashed his A-10 into Gold Dust Peak. Two decades later, no one knows why […]

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Pet Scene: Adoptable animals for April 24

April 23, 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 GIDEON, 2 years, Domestic Shorthair, orng tabby, neutered male BENNY, 8 years, Domestic Shorthair, orng tabby, neutered male […]

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Summit County residents take to the streets for March for Science

April 22, 2017 — On Saturday afternoon, crowds gathered at the South Gondola Lot in Breckenridge for the first March for Science. Marchers followed the Riverwalk Path to Main Street Station, alongside a bubbling Blue River. The flow of people stopped traffic at intersections on its way to Main […]

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Breckenridge stalking victim says court case barely scratched surface of battle with abuse

April 22, 2017 — It started with phone calls. Almost every day for two years starting in 2012, Johanna Alperin says she would receive them from an unknown number, sometimes 12 times a day. The person on the other end never said anything, but she could hear him breathing. […]

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Bootprints Hiking Guide: Make the mud season pilgrimage to Arches National Park

April 22, 2017 — When the ski resorts close for the season, hikers become anxious to begin exploring from the forest to the highest summits. However, many trails above 9,000 feet are still covered in deep drifts of wet snow, obscuring blazes that mark the way. This makes spring […]

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Kneehab: Ghosts of ACL injuries past with Breckenridge snowboarders, skiers and coaches (video)

April 22, 2017 — Editor's note: This article is part of an eight-week series about ACL, MCL and other knee injuries, featuring professional and first-hand info on surgery, rehab, recovery and prevention. See the Summit Daily sports section every Friday or Saturday for the next installment, and head online […]

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Breckenridge Town Council to discuss new water plant

April 22, 2017 — During their work session and meeting on Tuesday, the Breckenridge Town Council will discuss the new water plant project on the McCain property. The council will do a first reading on an ordinance conveying town-owned property for the Broken Compass Brewing Company. The council will […]

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