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Photo essay: Pig races hit the track in Frisco

June 15, 2019

Spectators filled the miniature U-shaped race track as the 4-month old piglets sprinted and jumped over hurdles, shoulder to shoulder, on Frisco’s Main Street Saturday afternoon. The All-Alaskan Racing Pigs, from Fairbanks, visited the 26th...


Photo essay: Dillon Farmers Market kicks off season

June 8, 2019

The Dillon Farmers Market kicked off the season with sunshine and warm weather on Friday along the Dillon Reservoir. Colorado-grown, farm-fresh produce and artisan goods will be available at the market every Friday from 9...


Photo essay: WAVE festival lights up Breckenrirdge

June 1, 2019

On Friday night, tourists and residents alike flocked to the Blue River Plaza and the Breckenridge Creative Arts District, interacting with lighted art installations as part of the WAVE: LIght + Water + Sound festival....



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...


Photo essay: Backcountry skiing on Buffalo Mountain

May 4, 2019

Dome-shaped Buffalo Mountain is easily spotted upon exiting the Eisenhower Tunnel on Interstate 70 entering Summit County. What lies on the north-facing, 12,777-foot mountain is the Silver Couloir, a popular backcountry line attracting skiers from...


Photos: Five Peaks skimo race

April 27, 2019

The Five Peaks, North America’s highest ski mountaineering race, concluded Saturday in Breckenridge with nearly 10 inches of fresh snow, at least 60 mph wind gusts, and a few pieces of gear blown off of...


Photos: Top Hogs pig show at the library

April 20, 2019

In celebration of National Library Week and Children’s Book Week, the Top Hogs, a comedy-filled trick pig show, visited the Summit County Library on Thursday in Frisco. A pair of pigs, a dog and a...



Photos: Frisco Bay Marina hosts Touch-A-Truck event

April 6, 2019

On Thursday afternoon, local children at the Touch-A-Truck event got the chance to explore the large equipment to be used to move at least 85,000 yards of lakebed dirt around the Frisco Bay Marina in...








Lovely weather for a sleigh ride together

March 2, 2019

Two Below Zero tour excursion guests ride on a sleigh powered by draft mule teams on the Frisco peninsula with the backdrop of the Tenmile Range without civilization in sight. All in less than a...


Photos from the Pabst Pond Hockey Tournament

February 16, 2019

Despite freezing temperatures at night, the warm spirit was high as hundreds of hockey teams squared off at each other at the North Pond Park in Silverthorne on Friday. The annual Pabst Colorado Pond Hockey...