What are you reading? Top Summit Daily articles of the week | SummitDaily.com

What are you reading? Top Summit Daily articles of the week

Compiled by Heather Jarvis / hjarvis@summitdaily.com

Sasha and handler Greg Dumas of Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol practice rescue and recovery drills during a two-day training with the Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment team at Loveland Ski Area on Feb. 23. The two joined more than a dozen other dog teams from across the state for the training, split between Loveland and Arapahoe Basin.

The Summit Daily has compiled the highest-read news stories of the week from Friday, Feb. 24 through Thursday, March 2.

Friday

Male skier, 43, dies after falling into tree well at Tahoe-area resort

A male snowboarder died Thursday at the Northstar California resort near Lake Tahoe after apparently falling headfirst into a tree well, sources have confirmed. The 43-year-old man from New Canaan, Connecticut, died in what Northstar officials called "a serious incident," according to a 6:45 a.m. Friday statement emailed to the Sierra Sun.

Saturday

Buried alive: Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment team inches closer to standard avy dog training

From Feb. 22-23, roughly 30 ski patrollers and a dozen avalanche rescue dogs from nine Colorado resorts came to Loveland Ski Area and Arapahoe Basin Ski Area for mid-season training with the Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment team (aka CRAD), the state’s certification program for avy rescue animals and their handlers.

Sunday

Summit community comes together to support Flight For Life Nurse Dave Repsher (video)

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Twenty months ago, Dave Repsher was burned across 90 percent of his body after a Flight For Life helicopter crash. On Saturday night, he spoke at Copper Station during an event hosted in his honor, thanking the community for their support.

Monday

Wind Sprints: Parking in Breckenridge an existential crisis (editor's column)

Parking and transportation isn’t just an ongoing source of tension for little old, neurotic me. The town of Breckenridge and Vail Resorts have publicly clashed over how to address the problem. Clearly, there has been a communication breakdown that’s only just starting to mend itself. That’s why the Summit Daily is hosting a forum at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Colorado Mountain College auditorium in Breck.

Tuesday

Keystone, Breckenrdige Ski Resort proposed upgrades could start this summer

Construction on the proposed capital enhancement projects at Keystone and Breckenridge Ski Resorts could begin as early as this summer in preparation for the 2017-18 winter season.

Wednesday

I-70 closed in multiple locations for avalanche reduction work

I-70 was closed on Wednesday at milemarker 190-184 Vail Pass due to avalanche reduction work.

Thursday

Dead body found near Granby, top Colorado detectives called in to investigate

The Colorado Bureau of Investigations is currently investigating a dead body discovered in Grand County Wednesday morning. Investigators believe the death was not the result of natural causes.