Last week’s 10 most-read stories on |

Last week’s 10 most-read stories on

What stories hit it big on last week?Here’s a preview: A local boy becomes Summit County’s first Swine Flu death | A major leadership change takes place at Breckenridge Ski Resort | A 10th Mountain Division backcountry hut is found burned to the ground | AND MUCH MOREFrom the joyous to the tragic, the Top 10 is a weekly recap of our best local stories. Check out the complete list and email your favorite to

10.Dillon girl wages tough battle with Lyme diseaseWhen Summit High School sophomore Kelly Secor experienced nagging stomach pain as an eighth-grader, doctors struggled to pinpoint her ailment.9.Dish-smashing roomie & DUI on a bikeWalter was awakened recently at about 3 a.m. to banging noises downstairs. A few hours later he arose to find that glasses, plates and a hot plate had been thrown from the upstairs kitchen and smashed in the room below. 8.Flu hits Summit County schools; 11.5% of students illHealth officials suspect H1N1 influenza to be the culprit keeping 11.5 percent of Summit School District students at home ill. 7.Jury finds Silverthorne man guilty of child rapeA jury has found Curtis Grant Baker of Silverthorne guilty of two counts of sexual assault on a child – among other charges involving incidents that occurred in July, 2008.6.Texas man dies in BreckenridgeThe Summit County Coroner reported Friday the death of Vernon M. Henneke of Waxahachie, Texas. Henneke, 62, was found dead Friday by staff at Mountain Thunder Lodge in Breckenridge.5.Popular backcountry hut burnsThe Fowler-Hilliard Hut, one of the most popular backcountry huts in the area, has burned down, officials said Wednesday.4.Shakeup at Breck Ski ResortAlong with a quarterly earnings report issued Friday, Vail Resorts announced changes in executive management at its Summit County resorts.3.Summit student’s flu death touches close to homeThe death of Bryan Pineda Rosas, an eighth grader at Summit Middle School, was mourned county-wide Thursday, with many students wearing white to school in his memory.2.Snow blankets Summit County peaksA storm rolling through the High Country on the last day of summer dropped between 2 and 4 inches of snow Monday. 1.Swine flu suspected in death of Breckenridge boyThe death of a 13-year-old Breckenridge boy Wednesday may have been connected with swine flu infection.

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