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  1. Obituary: Shane SchaumburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Summit Daily News

    Shane was born Dec. 31, 1959, in Casa Grande, Arizona. Later he moved with his family to the Minneapolis area, and finally to Breckenridge in 1972.

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  2. Mountain Town News: Trio finally skis the top 100 in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    In late May, a trio of Aspen residents finished skiing Colorado's 100 highest peaks. The feat took Chris Davenport and Christy and Ted Mahon several years, and they saved the most difficult mountain for last.

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  3. Slideshow: Bear outsmarts a trash bin at a residence near downtown AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Aspen has wildlife protection ordinances in place to protect people and bears. Failure to comply with ordinances meant to keep trash inaccessible to animals results in the following fines: More information about living with bears, including trash ordinances and other safety tips, can be found at A bear tore into the trash bin outside a home on Waters Avenue, near the intersection with South West End Street near downtown Aspen, Wednesday around 6 a.m. Aspen resident Marc Mandelbaum snapped these photos and said he was upset to see a homeowner's dumpster so easily accessible for the bear, although he called it a cool display of the animal's power and brains.

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  4. Hunter S. Thompson, who died of suicide 10 years ago, pictured here with his wife Anita.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Hunter S. Thompson's widow is planning on opening a museum dedicated to the gonzo journalist on the Aspen-area farm he lived on for more than 35 years, The Cannabist has learned. Owl Farm was the notorious home to Thompson, the father of gonzo journalism who lived on the Woody Creek compound from 1969 until his death in 2005.

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  5. Copper Mountain Resort ski patroller receives scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Copper Mountain Resort ski patroller Jonathan Burk, 29, of Silverthorne, recently received a scholarship through the nonprofit Cody St. John Foundation to help fund his paramedic training. The foundation was created by the parents of Cody St. John, a Steamboat Ski Resort ski patroller who died after he was injured in a car accident while driving to a nursing school interview.

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  6. Destination downward dog: Yoga events around Colorado and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Local yoga and outdoor adventure company In Your Element is leading a retreat to Moab, Utah's land of sunshine and sandstone, from Thursday, May 7, through Sunday, May 10. "Wanderlust has been perfecting the art of festival for several years now," said Gina Caputo, the Boulder-based teacher and nationally known "Yogini on the Loose," who will be teaching at Wanderlust Aspen-Snowmass this summer. "The Zen Project celebrates the slow side of yoga," said founder Yvonne Schwartz.

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  7. Widespread Panic to lure locals to New Orleans jazz festRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    A lot of people I know from Aspen to Carbondale are excited about the upcoming Jazz Fest. The inclusion of Widespread Panic to the lineup has a lot to do with it.

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  8. Fatality reported in out-of-bounds avalanche at Aspen MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Up to 30 inches of snowfall in the Aspen area has elevated the avalanche risk to "considerable," according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Forecaster Blase Reardon wrote on the center's website Monday that conditions in the backcountry and on slopes near ski areas would be dangerous.

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  9. Colorado Avalanche center officials caution backcountry travel with storm | SummitDaily.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    A skier zigzags up a backcountry slope during a ski tour in the Aspen backcountry last winter. The avalanche risk went from high earlier this season to moderate and low during the January-February dry spell.

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  10. Aspen police chief stands by take-down arrest of studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    This image taken from a video of Friday's arrest shows an Aspen High School student on the ground and under the control of two police officers and a firefighter. On Sunday, Aspen Police Chief Richard Pryor stood by the arrest and said no further investigation would be necessary.

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  11. Summit High Nordic team strong on home turf in state champs preview | SummitDaily.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Summit senior Henry Trowbridge finished first in Saturday's high school Nordic ski skake competition on the Frisco Peninsula. The venue, setup by the Frisco Nordic Center, will also host state championships later this month.

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  12. Breckenridge hotels train employees about marijuana edibles after accidental overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Edibles on display at the Breckenridge Cannabis Club. Over the past year, several employees at Summit County lodges have rushed to the hospital after accidentally eating edibles.

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  13. Aspen ski instructor faces sex crime allegations in Arapahoe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    A coach for the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club is in local custody on sexual-assault and incest charges stemming from a series of alleged incidents more than 15 years ago, authorities said. Glenwood Springs resident William Montag, 67, who is the father of reality TV star Heidi Montag, will soon be extradited from Pitkin County Jail to Arapahoe County to answer the charges, said Capt.

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  14. Summit County radio host on quest to turn John Denver's Aspen home into peace retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    John Denver's former home and guesthouse have been on the market since last summer. The asking price is $10.75 million, and a Dillon man is aiming to raise the funds to create a center for peace talks.

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  15. Mountain Town News: Hot time in California, ski towns taking actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    It was among the coolest years on record for the interior of the United States, but not so California or the globe. Temperatures last year averaged 61.5 degrees Fahrenheit in California - 4.1 degrees hotter than the 20th century average, reports the San Jose Mercury News, citing a new report issued last week by federal scientists.

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  16. Catto ranch, outside of Aspen, sells for $23.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    Little Woody Creek Ranch sold this week for $23.5 million. The late U.S. diplomat Henry Catto, who hosted numerous dignitaries, heavy-hitters and artists, owned the ranch before he conveyed it to the Catto Charitable Foundation in 2009.

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  17. Uber car service expands to Breckenridge, Vail, AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    The wildly popular driver service recently announced that its smartphone app is ready to launch in Colorado mountain towns. The new high-country service includes Summit County, Eagle County , and Pitkin County .

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  18. Avalanche catches powder tour guide on backside of Aspen MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    This photo posted on the Colorado Avalanche Information Center website shows where a skier was caught on the back of Aspen Mountain in a slide Thursday. The man was a customer on Aspen Mountain Powder Tours.

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  19. Mountain Town News: Author goes under cover for Aspen marijuana store eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    The book signing scheduled for Aspen on Dec. 30 was different in two ways. First, the event was held at Silverpeak Apothecary, a store that sells recreational marijuana.

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  20. Piller: Breckenridge sends mixed messages this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    I was walking by the main square in Breckenridge today and noticed that there's a modest-sized menorah there, with a sign wishing everyone a Happy Hanukkah on behalf of the Chabad congregation. Given the vast number of Christmas decorations in town, including an enormous and beautifully lit Christmas tree not 30 feet away, I thought this was very sweet.

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