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Bus transportation for some Summit School District students will be affected on Thursday due to the construction of Vail Resorts’ Skyway Skiway in Breckenridge. One route will be affected. The UBB route will not go to the following stops in the morning or in the afternoon for all grades: — Winwood Circle @ 114– SCR 708/Boulder Creek– Grandview/Park Forest CircleThe bus will go to other stops on that route. Students on the UBB route have been notified of the situation by their bus driver. For more information, contact the district’s transportation department at (970) 668-3015.Event highlighting railroad history set for SaturdayThe long-standing tradition of Boreas Pass Railroad Day continues with its 10th anniversary Saturday. Participants usually travel the historic train route in either direction between Como and Breckenridge, over Boreas Pass Road, stopping at special events along the route.Schedule of events:– Como Roadhouse hosts Debbie Nagle of the U.S. Forest Service and Bill Kazel, a railroad and mining historian, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour the grounds and watch videos on the railroad days.– Rocky Point hosts site interpreter Wendy Dobrowlski. See a section of restored railroad track and enjoy gorgeous views.– The Section House at the top of the pass allows participants to roam through the restored house and boxcar, hike trails at the summit or view slides of historic trains and routes. Tom and Denise Klinger will be available to sign their new book, “C&S High Line Memories,” and other Rocky Mountain Nature Association items will be available for sale. Light refreshments served.– Rotary Snowplow Park in Breckenridge displays many railroad items that have been restored, including the Rotary Snowplow and Locomotive 111. View various videos, including the restoration of Locomotive 111.To volunteer, call Inez Paddock at the South Park ranger District at (719) 836-2031.FDRD to host volunteer celebrationJoin Friends of the Dillon Ranger District Saturday to celebrate their volunteer efforts and the efforts of 25 other nonprofits dedicated to outdoor stewardship, restoration and education. Door prizes, food and beverages will be provided.The event will be held at Windy Point campground on the east shore of Dillon Reservoir on Swan Mountain Road around noon.Join the group in the morning to make repairs to the buck and rail fence at the entrance to the campground at about 9 a.m. Volunteers are needed for the work, as well as party preparation and clean-up.To R.S.V.P. for the celebration or the Windy Point project, e-mail troywineland@comcast.net or call (970) 485-2961.Join the group in the morning to make repairs to the buck and rail fence at the entrance to the campground at about 9 a.m. Volunteers are needed for the work, as well as party preparation and cleanup.To R.S.V.P. for the celebration or the Windy Point project, e-mail troywineland@comcast.net or call (970) 485-2961.-Daily News staff reports


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