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Summit County pioneers: Alf Tieze

January 19, 2020

Alf Tieze always knew “the hills” as a place of refuge. He often escaped to be alone with his thoughts and to explore vacant mines in the High Country of Summit County, and he remembered...



Summit County pioneers: Karl and Jean Knorr

January 12, 2020

A ranch in the valley of the Lower Blue, halfway between Silverthorne and Kremmling, is perhaps the last place on earth anyone would expect to find a zebra, lion, gazelle or 16-foot, striped blue marlin....


This week in history: Ski tournament may be Feb. 29

January 11, 2020

This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal the week of January 10, 1920. WELLINGTON IS RUNNING BOTH MILLS AT MINES The Wellington Mines company has now both of the concentration mills...



Summit County pioneers: Helen Foote

January 5, 2020

FRISCO — Even with fewer than 70 people once living in Frisco, Laura Helen Foote was always in the heart of the town’s social center. For 53 years, Helen lived at 510 Main St., which...






This week in history: Men die in mine near Keystone

November 30, 2019

This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal the week of November 29, 1919. JOHN WINTERS GAVE HIS LIFE FOR PARTNERS Carl Olson, 30, and John Winters, 27, met with death while...







Looking back on 30 years of Summit Daily publishers

August 21, 2019

Jim PavelichPublisher 1989-1993(Not pictured) Bob BrownPublisher 1993-1999 Points of pride One of the most remarkable efforts was accomplished by the Summit Daily management team and our production manager, Doug Bart: In 1995, this group coordinated...




Looking back on 30 years of Summit Daily editors

August 21, 2019

Curtis RobinsonEditor 1989-1990(not pictured) Mike KirschbaumEditor 1990-1994 Memorable stories One is “Assault by burrito” chronicling the exploits of an obviously angry fellow who didn’t like something about his order at the Frisco Taco Bell. Being...