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Dillon mayor recognized as mentor of the month
Dillon mayor recognized as mentor of the month

March 17, 2019

Summit County Mountain Mentors has named Carolyn Skowyra its Mentor of the Month. The community-based mentorship program matches volunteers with children ages 8-16 in an effort to help Summit County’s youth to lead healthy lifestyles...


Lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones
Lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones

March 17, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For states looking to profit off of the new world of legal sports betting, there’s an app for that. The question for state lawmakers: Should they allow it? As state legislatures across...


Shiffrin wins giant slalom race, seals World Cup title
Shiffrin wins giant slalom race, seals World Cup title

March 17, 2019

SOLDEU, Andorra — Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin in her historically great season. Shiffrin won a giant slalom Sunday to seal the season-long standings title...


Egan Bernal wins Paris-Nice race after lively final stage
Egan Bernal wins Paris-Nice race after lively final stage

March 17, 2019

NICE, France — Team Sky rider Egan Bernal won the Paris-Nice weeklong race for his most prestigious title so far after resisting a bold offensive from fellow Colombian Nairo Quintana in Sunday’s final stage. Quintana...




This Week In History: Wellington to shut down in April
This Week In History: Wellington to shut down in April

March 16, 2019

This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago — March 15, 1919 Announcement was made from the local offices of the Wellington Mines company last Thursday that mill and...



Obituary: Cody Paul Schmitt
Obituary: Cody Paul Schmitt

March 16, 2019

Cody Paul Schmitt October 1, 1977- February 18, 2019 On Feb. 18, 2019, we lost one of the best!! Cody Paul Schmitt was born to Bernd and Jetta Schmitt in Vail, Colorado, on Oct. 1,...



Opinion | Biff America: Can you dig it?
Opinion | Biff America: Can you dig it?

March 16, 2019

There was a time when I was a very fast runner. You would never know now, but I once was captain of my high school football and track teams. Those days are well in the...




Reader photos: Dropping in
Reader photos: Dropping in

March 15, 2019

Here are the reader-submitted photos of Summit County in the past week. To see your photos in print or online, submit entries to share@summitdaily.com.



New ‘Mule’ test boat a speedy workhorse
New ‘Mule’ test boat a speedy workhorse

March 15, 2019

SAN DIEGO — Out on Pensacola Bay, the combination of a fantastical-looking test boat called the “Mule” and technology from aviation giant Airbus is giving the New York Yacht Club’s American Magic a flying start...


Russia’s doping ban from Paralympics ends, conditions
Russia’s doping ban from Paralympics ends, conditions

March 15, 2019

MOSCOW — Russia’s two-and-a-half-year suspension from the Paralympics was lifted Friday, though the country’s athletes face extra doping tests ahead of next year’s games in Tokyo. The International Paralympic Committee also put Russia on probation...