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Memorial: Carly Viktoria Winne
Memorial: Carly Viktoria Winne

July 16, 2019

Carly Viktoria Winne was a daughter, sister and friend to so many and unexpectedly passed away on May 27, 2019. We invite you to a Celebration of Carly’s Life to share the joy she brought,...



Breckenridge Food and Wine festival seeks volunteers
Breckenridge Food and Wine festival seeks volunteers

July 16, 2019

BRECKENRIDGE — The Breckenridge Food and Wine festival is putting out a call for volunteers for the event Saturday, July 27. The Breckenridge Food and Wine Festival will take place at Main Street Station Plaza...


Meet Your Mountains: Hiking Peak 1 in Frisco
Meet Your Mountains: Hiking Peak 1 in Frisco

July 16, 2019

Editor’s note: Welcome to Meet Your Mountains, a hiking guide series covering iconic peaks found just outside your back door in Summit County. After a long 2018-19 winter, be wary of lingering snow and variable...



Phone service restored following cut fiber optic line
Phone service restored following cut fiber optic line

July 16, 2019

FRISCO — Communications were fully restored to the Summit County 911 Center early Tuesday morning following outages across the state. The Summit County 911 Center, along with other dispatch centers and customers around western Colorado,...



BLM headquarters moving to Colorado
BLM headquarters moving to Colorado

July 16, 2019

The headquarters of the U.S. government’s largest land agency will move from the nation’s capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration’s plan to reorganize management of...








Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak
Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak

July 15, 2019

DENVER — A Denver man has died after being struck by lightning while hiking on a Colorado peak. The Denver Post reports the 36-year-old man died while his 37-year-old wife sustained non-life threatening injuries Sunday on Bear...


Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of July 7
Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of July 7

July 14, 2019

Editor’s note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Hunt on for noxious weeds in Summit, Eagle counties Seeds of a few dozen different invasive weed...


Local historian tells the tale of the Dillon Reservoir
Local historian tells the tale of the Dillon Reservoir

July 14, 2019

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct details about Roberts Tunnel, Dillon Reservoir, the spillway and the mechanism at the bottom of the dam that sends water into the Blue River. FRISCO —...