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Olympic odds, ends & trends: Former American bobsledder anchors Jamaica’s ‘Cool Runnings 2.0’

February 19, 2018 — In today's Summit Daily Olympic odds, ends and trends, a former U.S. Olympic bobsledder anchors Jamaica's "Cool Runnings 2.0" two-woman bobsled team, and we wonder: Why is snowboard big air in the Olympics, but ski big air is not? Summit Stat: 98.0 The top score

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3 to see: Summit County shredders drop-in for debut Olympic big air event

February 19, 2018 — Although Summit County is 16 hours behind the time in Pyeongchang, South Korea, NBCOlympics.com is providing those who want to gorge on Olympics content the opportunity to watch every event live via NBCOlympics.com/video. That said, here are three events for Summit County sports fans to

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LISTEN: U.S. snowboarder Dylan Thomas previews debut Olympic snowboard big air competition, featuring Corning, Gerard, Mack

February 19, 2018 — If you ask U.S. snowboarder Dylan Thomas, the snowboard big air judges at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have a tough task on their hands on Tuesday and Friday at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. "Qualification is going to be absolutely insane for these (snowboarders)," Breckenridge

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Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute to open new location in Frisco

February 19, 2018 — The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute announced on Monday that it will be opening a new, larger location in Frisco at the Basecamp Center, a shopping and dining complex near the Highway 9 and Interstate-70 interchange. The two-story, 5,000 square foot orthopaedic clinic

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Obituary: Anna V. Sullivan

February 19, 2018 — Anna V. Sullivan Oct. 24, 1933 — Feb. 3, 2018 Anna V. "Tiny" Sullivan (Gilmer), 84, wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to all, entered eternal life on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at home in Thornton, Colorado. Ann was born in Breckenridge, Colorado, on Oct.

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Obituary: Donald Sullivan

February 19, 2018 — Donald Sullivan July 16, 1943 – Feb. 19, 2018 Donald Sullivan of Longboat Key, Florida, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19. A retired automotive executive, Don had a successful second career volunteering his time to charities important to him. He found joy as a ski

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Explore Summit: Spring 2018

February 19, 2018 — Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of Explore Summit

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Summit County and Vail regions prone to larger, more destructive avalanches as snowfall picks up

February 19, 2018 — Colorado is bouncing back from a slow start to the snow season, enjoying a healthy storm cycle over the past several weeks. But in the Vail and Summit County region, the new snow is ushering in one of the most dangerous backcountry snowpack regimes in

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Summit Daily letters: People are dying, but politicians sit on their hands

February 19, 2018 — The longer the politicians sit on their hands The most devastating event a family can suffer is the loss of a child. And once again our Republican legislators bought by the billionaires and NRA have seen it happen yet again and have offered the same

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From Summit County to South Korea for the 2018 Olympics

February 19, 2018 — The Road to Pyeongchang ran straight through the Colorado High Country in 2017 and 2018, as both established international stars and rising local talents alike seized their Olympic opportunities. During a two-week stretch in December, focus turned to Copper Mountain Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort

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Snow is on its way; winter weather advisory in effect until Tuesday morning

February 19, 2018 — A winter weather advisory reported by the National Weather Service on Monday, Feb. 19 is calling for a storm moving into Summit County this afternoon that will bring heavy snow at times and strong winds. The heaviest snowfall is likely along and north of line from

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Colorado voters hit by Russia’s tweets in presidential election: Analysis shows troves of voters exposed to propaganda

February 19, 2018 — Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election exposed hundreds of thousands of Colorado voters to misinformation and propaganda through media outlets and social networks, a new analysis of Twitter data shows. The majority of the Colorado-related messages broadcast by Russia-linked Twitter accounts appeared to

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San Diego man allegedly zip-tied his girlfriend, tried to strangle her in Vail lodge, faces attempted murder

February 19, 2018 — Updates with additional information VAIL — A California man is accused of trying to strangle his girlfriend to death after he tied her hands behind her back with police-style flex-cuff zip ties. Martin Ian Goodman, 54, from San Diego, California, is booked on charges of

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Mikaela Shiffrin opts out of downhill at Pyeongchang Olympics

February 19, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Mikaela Shiffrin said late Monday that she would not compete in Wednesday's downhill. After the alpine combined was moved from Friday to Thursday due to weather, Shiffrin would have been racing on consecutive days. "As much as I wanted to compete

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Inside the hard work and thrilling moments of calling the 2018 Winter Olympics

February 19, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It's 7:45 p.m. at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the NBC crew that's preparing to broadcast the night's big event, one of the biggest events of the Olympics, has a problem. They've prepared a segment about

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Lindsey Vonn trying to ‘focus on the moment’

February 19, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The two races this week may be the final Olympic competitions of Lindsey Vonn's decorated career. Vonn, who won gold and bronze in Vancouver in 2010 but missed the 2014 Games in Sochi due to injury, said she isn't yet thinking

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Alice McKennis earns spot in Wednesday’s Olympic downhill

February 18, 2018 — JEONGSEON, South Korea — Alice McKennis, of New Castle, clinched her start for Wednesday's Olympic downhill with another strong training run Monday. "I'm obviously really psyched on today," she said. "A lot of riding on today's training run with the qualification for the downhill race.

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3 to see: Women’s ski halfpipe final, men’s qualification highlight Monday Olympic action

February 18, 2018 — Although Summit County is 16 hours behind the time in Pyeongchang, South Korea, NBCOlympics.com is providing those who want to gorge on Olympics content the opportunity to watch every event live via NBCOlympics.com/video. That said, here are three events for Summit County sports fans to

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Top stories on SummitDaily.com, week of Feb. 11

February 18, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Silverthorne snowboarder Red Gerard wins first American gold of Winter Olympics Silverthorne resident Red Gerard made his hometown proud when he became the youngest American male to

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Keystone Science School hosts Virtual Birdhouse Build-A-Thon as part of Girls in STEM program

February 18, 2018 — The Keystone Science School will be holding a Virtual Birdhouse Build-A-Thon on Saturday, Mar. 17 as part of its "Girls in STEM" program. Girls in STEM is part of the school's initiative to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math careers by

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