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Extreme weather shuts down ski area buses and lifts

February 24, 2020

Update at 11:22 a.m. Monday: The Outback Express is now open at Keystone. Update at 11:10 a.m. Monday: All lifts are open at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, according to Leigh Hierholzer, spokeswoman for A-Basin. East...

Mumps cases among Keystone Resort employees grow to 17

February 24, 2020

DILLON — There are now 17 confirmed cases of mumps among Keystone Resort employees after the outbreak started with three cases in early February, according to Summit County Public Health officials. The number of cases...

Summit County pioneers: Edna and Max Dercum

February 23, 2020

­­KEYSTONE — American writer Katherine Anne Porter once said, “Adventure is something you seek for pleasure, or even for profit, like a gold rush or invading a country … but experience is what really happens...

Feds cite alleged rogue snowmobiler David Lesh for Aspen-area incident

February 26, 2020

Ecologists working on Independence Pass on July 3 were flabbergasted when they saw two snowmobilers running their sleds over wet, fragile terrain devoid of snow. Their pictures helped lead to citations for one of the men. The Forest Service issued four citations to David Lesh.

CDOT to close US 285 overnight Wednesday

February 26, 2020

The Colorado Department of Transportation will close U.S. Highway 285 near Fairplay on Wednesday night for winter maintenance operations. The closure will take place from 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday and will include...

Dillon, Silverthorne ax April elections due to uncontested races

February 25, 2020

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional information about Montezuma’s municipal election. FRISCO — Spring is just around the corner in Summit County, and the area’s municipal elections will follow quickly for some....

Peak Performers nominee: Keri Herman, freestyle skiing

February 23, 2020

Editor’s note: Readers nominated their all-time favorite Summit County athletes for Peak Performers: The Mount Rushmore of Summit County athletes. Voting is now live at Nominee: Keri HermanSport: Freestyle skiing Keri Herman was one of...