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Recent Stories by Heather Jarvis

Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of June 10

June 17, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Buffalo Mountain Fire in Silverthorne grows to 91 acres, forces evacuation of nearly 1,400 homes This was the first in a series of stories after the Buffalo

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Pet owners turn to CBD treatments for ailing dogs as research on the subject takes shape (video)

June 13, 2018 — The only signs of aging the 12-year-old golden retriever/ Australian shepherd mix shows are the gray hairs peppered throughout his mostly black coat. He has an obvious limp, but it's hard to expect anything different for a dog only sporting three legs. The loveable 60–pound

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Wandering goats returned to their owner in Dillon Valley

June 13, 2018 — A couple of wandering goats received attention on a popular Summit County Facebook community page today. The goats were discovered near Mandy Underwood’s yard in Dillon Valley, and a post with photos of the pair drew comments such as “if i had a yard i’d

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of June 3

June 10, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Body of missing Dillon man found on Berthoud Pass Sunday A missing Dillon man was discovered dead in his vehicle Sunday afternoon in Grand County, less than

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of May 27

June 3, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Former Aspen climber Charlotte Fox, survivor of Mount Everest disaster, dies in home accident, friends say One of the survivors of a harrowing 1996 Mount Everest disaster,

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of May 20

May 27, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Developer: This is the best chance to 'Finish Peak 8 the right way' Although the proposal for a luxury hotel at the base of Peak 8 failed

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of May 13

May 20, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. 'Saturday Night Live' makes light of Frisco moose matters After three social media posts of incidents involving human-and-moose interactions went viral on social media, two of the

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Forget the smelly goats, Summit County has Cat Yoga and it raises money for the animal shelter (video)

May 17, 2018 — Lauren Hitchell, owner of Studio B Dance Center in Silverthorne, started Cat Yoga at the animal shelter in Frisco to raise money for the Summit County animal shelter. The donation-based class is also a way to showcase the felines available for adoption, she said. Cat

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of May 6

May 13, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Two Summit County moose incidents solved; third under investigation A photo and videos of three separate incidents of people either approaching or feeding moose went viral on

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of April 29

May 6, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Millions are at stake in short-term rental debate, company says A property-management company working out of Breckenridge and Frisco says even the smallest change in the lodging

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Spring storm in Summit County: 6 inches and counting

May 3, 2018 — A strong spring storm blew into Summit County from the northeastern corner of Colorado overnight, blanketing the area with around a half a foot of snow. A winter weather advisory remains in effect for the county until noon today. The National Weather Service predicts additional snow

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of April 22

April 29, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Taft Conlin skier death lawsuit against Vail Resorts will have its day in court A wrongful death lawsuit brought by Taft Conlin's parents against Vail Resorts is

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com week of April 15

April 22, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Copper Mountain Resort pond skim fiasco could lead to felony charges for man who tried to jump crowd It was all fun and games until someone got

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Video: Your stories matter. We are here to tell them. #RealNewsCO

April 20, 2018 — In honor of Colorado Journalism Week, the editorial staff at the Summit Daily has been taking this week to think about why we got into this industry and why community journalism is so important. We put together this video to give readers an inside view of the newsroom and the journalists behind the bylines.

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Top 5 stories on summitdaily.com, week of April 8

April 15, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Snowmobiler killed in avalanche on Georgia Pass near Breckenridge A pair of snowmobilers triggered an 800-foot wide avalanche near Georgia Pass last week, killing 37-year-old Fritz Boehm

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Summit Up Stories: New audio series showcases tales from Summit County locals; Haley Littleton is up first

April 12, 2018 — The Summit Daily News is debuting a new storytelling series on our website called Summit Up Stories. These audio presentations will feature true short stories told by the Summit County locals that lived them. Our first story is by Haley Littleton, communications and marketing coordinator

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Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of March 25

April 1, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Skier fatality at Breckenridge Ski Resort A 72-year-old skier from Denver died after colliding with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 9. He was wearing

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Listen to history: The construction of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel, the highest vehicle tunnel in America

March 29, 2018 — Completed in the 1970s, the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel was an incredible feat of transportation engineering, at one point in history standing as the highest vehicular tunnel in the world. Construction of the tunnels took some lives, and ended up costing more than twice the original

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Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of March 18

March 25, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Prominent climate scientist predicts Summit County's climate in 2050. It might not be what you expect Klaus Wolter, a climate scientist with the Cooperative Institute for Research

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Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of March 11

March 18, 2018 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Skier killed in tree collision at Breckenridge Ski Resort identified by coroner A skier died after colliding with a tree on March 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort

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