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Men’s teams named for Colorado Classic cycling race; Eagle-Vail local Cristhian Ravelo is in

June 22, 2018 — DENVER — Fifteen of the sport's top international and domestic men's pro cycling teams, with racers who are hometown heroes and Colorado fan favorites, will compete in the second annual Colorado Classic in August, race officials announced on Thursday. The lineup includes four UCI World

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Reader photos: Peak-ture perfect

June 22, 2018 — Here are the photos of Summit County from the past week submitted by our readers. To possibly see your photos in print or online, share the entries to share@summitdaily.com.

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Summit County celebrates solstice with wildfire preparedness event

June 22, 2018 — Summit County celebrated the summer solstice while also informing the community about wildfire preparedness during a Wildfire Solstice event at the Silverthorne Pavilion Thursday evening. What was supposed to be an event marking the end of a full-scale wildfire exercise that day turned into a

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Costumed-sailboat race and its mermaids, pirates and fun-loving racers return to Lake Dillon

June 22, 2018 — If you ask Frisco Bay Marina's Jenn Shimp and Tom Hogeman, they'll tell you the original swashbuckling inspiration for Saturday's costumed-sailboat race festivities on Lake Dillon stems from a spot 2,860 miles away: the British Virgin Islands. One of the more well-traveled sailors they've met

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Summit County deals with pink fire retardant left after Buffalo Mountain Fire

June 22, 2018 — "Better a pink house than no house," quipped Summit Fire & EMS Chief Jeff Berino at a community meeting last week. Berino was referring to complaints about fire retardant dropped by air tankers on the first day of the Buffalo Mountain Fire that turned some

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Bears destroy Subaru in Steamboat Springs

June 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Residents are being reminded to lock their car doors after a black bear broke into a Subaru Outback and destroyed it. “It’s the worst one we’ve ever seen,” said Custom Color owner Dave Mihaich, who, over the years, has done work on

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Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana after funding pulled by feds

June 22, 2018 — A national medical group Thursday, June 21, abruptly canceled its plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulled its funding. The episode highlights an ongoing conflict between federal and state laws on marijuana. The American Academy of Pain Medicine

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Legal aspects of Taft Conlin case more about behavior after Colorado Supreme Court’s decision kept out most avalanche evidence

June 22, 2018 — EAGLE — On Jan. 22, 2012, two young men died in in-bounds avalanches at different Colorado ski resorts, Taft Conlin in Vail and Christopher Norris at Winter Park ski area. Stemming from the Winter Park case, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in 2016 that under

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Denver-based Alterra acquires its second ski resort in Utah

June 21, 2018 — SALT LAKE CITY — A fast-growing ski resort company based here in Colorado is buying another Utah property less than a year after it acquired a ski resort east of Salt Lake City. The Denver-based Alterra Mountain Company announced Tuesday the purchase of Solitude Mountain

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As attitudes toward sexual violence shift, bringing predators to justice remains difficult

June 21, 2018 — Stepping into Courtroom T at the Summit County Justice Center in Breckenridge, you might first notice how bright the lights are. The ceilings are high and the windows are small. There isn't much sunlight. It's empty now, but in a couple of weeks it could

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Letters: Ryne Scholl brings financial experience as candidate for treasurer

June 21, 2018 — Support for Ryne Scholl I am writing in support of, and asking that you strongly consider voting for, Ryne Scholl for our next Summit County Treasurer. I have lived and worked in Summit County for most of the last 40 years and primarily employed in

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Kevin Romero found guilty in Breckenridge assault case

June 21, 2018 — Kevin James Romero, 31, was found guilty of second degree assault at the Summit County Justice Center on Thursday afternoon stemming from an incident in December 2016. The jury found that Romero was not guilty on the charge of obstructing telephone services. It was a

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With challenges of mountain gardening, ‘Locavore’ movement makes gains in Summit County

June 21, 2018 — Chris Brower has driven about 180 miles each direction several times a week for more than a dozen summers, all for the sake of Summit County's stomachs. The Wildernest resident and his wife Suzanne own and operate farm stand locations in Frisco and Silverthorne named

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Results from the Summit Mountain Challenge Race Series

June 21, 2018 — This summer's Summit Mountain Challenge Race Series took over the Wellington neighborhood of Breckenridge Wednesday evening with a Gold Run Rush mountain biking event that saw 189 racers spread across 24 racing categories. The Sport Men's 35-49 division had 20 entrants, the most of any

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Summit County Bike to Work Day on June 27

June 21, 2018 — Summit County and the Physical Activity and Nutrition Team of the Summit (PANTS) invite people to participate in 2018 Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 27. Bicycle commuters can receive free breakfast, get simple bike tune-ups by local bike mechanics and enter prize drawings.

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Developer breaks ground on first wave of construction for The New Seasons at Keystone

June 21, 2018 — Keystone has new condominiums on the market for the first time in perhaps as many as 16 years. The New Seasons at Keystone, a set of four buildings with 32 condos on a small hill above the Snake River and Lakeside Village, stands as the

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Months of preparing for June exercise helped Summit County fight Buffalo Mountain Fire

June 21, 2018 — June 21 had a big red circle around it on Summit County's calendar for about six months. Brian Bovaird, director of Summit County's Office of Emergency Management, was hired back in January. One of the first action items he planned was a full-scale wildfire training

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Golfing for Summit County’s youth

June 21, 2018 — Sponsored Content Summit Lake Dillon Optimist Club, which provides free programming for Summit County children, hosted an annual charity golf tournament June 18. By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Summit Lake Dillon Optimist Club Every year, the Summit Lake Dillon Optimist Club has just

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Alterra Mountain Company to add Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort

June 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Alterra Mountain Company announced Wednesday it has entered into an agreement to buy Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah. Solitude is 34 miles south of Salt Lake City International Airport. It has 77 runs and three bowls across 1,200 acres with a vertical

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Summit Arts Council seeks donations for upcoming show

June 20, 2018 — The Summit County Arts Council is putting out a proverbial call to arms to artists in the area, asking them to donate works for the council's upcoming gallery show: 100 for $100 / Affordable Art For Everyone. The show will be hosted at the Arts

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