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7 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

On the Hill: Cliff Jumping in Summit

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute , brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Weather

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Brickbat: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Ray Wolfe faces up to 24 years in jail for falsely claiming to have found a hair in his food in the Summit County, Colorado, jail.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Gymnastics helped rock climber survive 100-foot fall

Dylan Schuetz fell 100 feet head first while climbing Saint Mary's Glacier in Summit County, Colorado.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Summit BOCC Refers Funding Measure to November Ballot

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo., Aug. 19 -- Summit County issued the following news release: The Summit Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a resolution to refer a measure to the November ballot that would provide $3.73 million per year in temporary funding for water quality protection and emergency services, including ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Westword

Breckenridge Marijuana Shop Fights Move to Force It Off Main Street

Breckenridge has a well-founded reputation for progressive marijuana policy. The town's voters decriminalized pot in 2009 , years before the passage of Amendment 64. Nonetheless, officials passed a law banning new pot shops from opening on Main Street, and a grandfather clause for the Breckenridge Cannabis Club, which was already located there, is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vail Daily News

Think outside the cheese plate for get-togethers in Eagle County

Have several backgammon boards set up and ready to play placed around your patio.

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Related Topix: Eagle County, CO, Life, Food, Chocolate, Beer, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Denver Post

Montezuma Voter Lawsuit

"I Voted" stickers are seen in this file photo. The town of Montezuma is suing all 61 of its voters.

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Related Topix: Montezuma, CO, Keystone, CO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Denver Post

Town of Montezuma sues all of its voters over flawed election

Voting is supposed be a right and a privilege. But in the pint-sized, high-mountain town of Montezuma it also has become grounds for a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Montezuma, CO, Keystone, CO

Tue Aug 12, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Woman who embezzled $300K from film festival given 5 years in prison

A Summit County woman who pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $300,000 from the non-profit Breckenridge Film Festival was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Denver Post

Summit County fire crews help fight blazes in northern California

Copper Mountain Fire, Lake Dillon Fire and Red, White & Blue Fire each sent crews to the Modoc National Forest along the California/Nevada border near Alturas, Calif.

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Related Topix: Dillon, CO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Denver Post

Microburst topples boats, forces rescues in Dillon Reservoir

An apparent microburst toppled about a dozen sailboats on Dillon Reservoir late Thursday afternoon, with rescuers scrambling to retrieve people from the water.

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Related Topix: Dillon, CO

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Denver Post

Three-year cleanup targets Summit County's Pennsylvania Mine

About 8 miles east of Keystone and a couple of miles south of the 14,000-foot-plus Grays and Torreys peaks, the abandoned Pennsylvania Mine is considered the worst mine in the state.

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Related Topix: Keystone, CO, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

The affordable dilemma

Estes Park is not alone in its struggles to provide affordable housing for residents.

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Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Steamboat Springs, CO, Frisco, CO, Dillon, CO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Vail Daily News

Pink Vail event staying put for next four years

Vail Mountain has committed to four more years of hosting for Pink Vail, a fundraising day of skiing for the Shaw Regional Cancer Center in Edwards.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Edwards, CO, Eagle County, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Vail Daily News

Summit County workforce housing bill signed by President Obama

Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs, foreground, and U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., visited earlier this year the Lake Hill property the county would like to acquire from the U.S. Forest Service for a workforce housing development.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Obama signs Summit County affordable housing act

Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 12:15PM MDT expiring July 27 at 9:00PM MDT in effect for: Bent, Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Otero, Pueblo, Teller Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 4:06AM MDT expiring July 28 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, Baca, Chaffee, Costilla, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, Saguache ... (more)

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Related Topix: Frisco, CO

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Summit County workforce housing bill signed by President Obama

A bill to pave the way for a workforce housing project in Summit County ended its yearlong congressional journey shortly after 1 p.m. Friday, July 25, when President Barack Obama signed into law the Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet

Summit County Voice

Morning photo: Got sky?

A grab-and-go set, with a few images from recent dusk scenes around Summit County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

VOC needs volunteers 12 and older for Turk's Trail in Summit County

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado , celebrating their 30th year as one of Colorado's Statewide Volunteer Organizations, with the Town of Breckenridge and Summit Counties Government officials, will be helping volunteers complete Turk's Trail this weekend.

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Related Topix: Colorado

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vail Daily News

Do I-70 woes harm economy?

Members of the local business circuit fill a room at The Four Seasons in Vail during the Vail Valley Business Forum on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Oldies, The Four Seasons, Eagle County, CO, Clear Creek County, CO

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