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Opinion | Biff America: Equality of impure thoughts

January 26, 2020

I have a confession to make. Other than my mate and several dozen folks I’ve met in bars, the only other person I have admitted this particular transgression was to a priest.   Not sure how...

Summit County pioneers: Freda Langell Nieters

January 26, 2020

Freda Langell Nieters was born with her skis on. Growing up in Norway in the same neighborhood as one of the great legends Stein Eriksen, skiing was her transportation as well as her pastime. Skiing...

Gold wins gold at X Games

January 25, 2020

ASPEN — Simply put, Chase Josey didn’t know what to do. Nobody really did. The men’s snowboard superpipe session was a brand new event for X Games Aspen and figuring it out meant learning on...

X Games Day 2 Notebook: Julia Marino injured, out of X games

January 24, 2020

former slopestyle champ Julia Marino breaks wrist ASPEN – Former X Games champion Julia Marino is out for this year’s competition, she wrote Friday on social media. The 2017 snowboard slopestyle champion from Connecticut broke...

Ask Eartha: How to reduce plastic waste

January 24, 2020

Dear Eartha,This new year, I would like my family to cut back on the amount of plastic we use. How can we reduce our plastic footprint? With the New Year just beginning, it is the...

Walking Our Faith: Why we need to pray together

January 24, 2020

At the end of our daily phone conversation, Mom will say, “Now let me pray for you Suzie,” and though we are 2000 miles apart I find myself bowing my head.   And when she...

Opinion | Susan Knopf: Brouhaha at Bill’s Ranch

January 23, 2020

There’s a brouhaha at Bill’s Ranch. The scuttlebutt is about 6 acres adjacent to Summit County Community and Senior Center in Frisco. The parcel had long been desired for workforce housing, but in a 1992...