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Two involved in backcountry avalanche near A-Basin
Two involved in backcountry avalanche near A-Basin

May 21, 2019

UPDATE at 8:33 p.m.: Representatives with the Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol and the Summit County Rescue Group managed to rescue a lost snowboarder caught in a small avalanche in the backcountry area near the resort....




Steamboat locals kiteboard along Brazilian coast
Steamboat locals kiteboard along Brazilian coast

May 20, 2019

Some people might sail, sea kayak or even bike 350 miles along the South American coastline. But kiteboard? That’s what locals Kurt Casey and Ken Walsh — along with Casey’s cousin Brad, a kite instructor...


Beaver Creek Rodeo Series returns June 20
Beaver Creek Rodeo Series returns June 20

May 20, 2019

The 18th annual Beaver Creek Rodeo Series returns on June 20. Each Thursday, the Beaver Creek Rodeo Series invites brave participants and even the most sophisticated of spectators to the rodeo grounds in Avon. Featuring...



Not every NBA player will put their body on the line
Not every NBA player will put their body on the line

May 19, 2019

Toronto guard Kyle Lowry squarely planted his feet and braced for contact with Milwaukee Bucks athletic big man Giannis Antetokounmpo barreling down on him. Lowry, one of the best in basketball at taking a charge,...


NHL players forget outside world during playoff runs
NHL players forget outside world during playoff runs

May 19, 2019

Two minutes after wrapping up a conversation with his wife, Lars Eller couldn’t remember anything. “She would be, like a half-hour later, ‘Remember what we just talked about?’” Eller recalled. “I’m like: ‘No, I’m sorry....




Photos: Frisco’s remodeled skate park
Photos: Frisco’s remodeled skate park

May 18, 2019

Skateboarders ride on the lunar-like concrete landscape that fills 28,000 square feet, surrounded by the natural high-alpine terrain at the Frisco Adventure Park. The new skate park design now features jumps, bumps, bowl pockets and...



Summit County Bike Guide 2019: Lake Dillon Recpath
Summit County Bike Guide 2019: Lake Dillon Recpath

May 17, 2019

Following a combination of paved trails and roads, the Lake Dillon scenic bike route runs along shorelines, through towns and past marinas on the north end of the lake before taking riders on a challenging...



New CU coach makes stop in Vail
New CU coach makes stop in Vail

May 17, 2019

VAIL — What did Mel Tucker learn from playing for Barry Alvarez and coaching under Nick Saban and Jim Tressel? “No. 1 is be yourself,” said the University of Colorado’s new football coach Thursday during...


Independence Pass could be open by end of month
Independence Pass could be open by end of month

May 17, 2019

A state transportation crew was about a mile from clearing Highway 82 to the summit of Independence Pass on Thursday, raising hopes the road could be open by the end of the month. “Seeing how...