Park County Newswire

Park County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Park County, CO.

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  1. Power outage in Conifer, surrounding areas continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    A power outage that began late Sunday night for a section of the US 285 corridor southwest of metro Denver is expected to last into Tuesday at the earliest. The power went out near Conifer around 11 p.m. Sunday and left about 6,000 customers without power.

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  2. The Snake River flows from the valley between Teller Mountain and Geneva Peak.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Summit Daily News

    ... Peak (14,270 feet) is visible north beyond the valley of Peru Creek. South of Teller Mountain, the plains of Park County can be seen in the distance. With 4.75 miles and the final ascent behind you, proceed west into the Deer Creek watershed. ...

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  3. Road Trip Hike: Bison PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... views along the trail and at the summit. The shortest route to Bison Peak is from the Ute Creek trailhead on Park County Road 77. The trail starts at the large, paved parking lot on the east side of the road, immediately crossing a footbridge over ...

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  4. The simple joy of snowboarding on Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    ... the ridge, you can see Crystal Peak and Crystal Lake. To the east, you see Baldy and Guyot, and to the south is Park County. To the north, you see the Gore Range, as well as the Tenmile Range, Buffalo Mountain, Mt. Evans, Mt. Bierstadt, Lake Dillon, ...

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  5. Breckenridge debuts only sawmill museum in the RockiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    ... with six pieces of machinery made and used before 1930. The machines were collected from Theobald and a Park County resident and set up so they could operate, and the pole-barn structure was made with the old roof of the Breckenridge Building Center ...

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  6. Artist reconstructs remains found in Park CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | TheDenverChannel

    ... effect for: Otero Flood Warning issued July 6 at 12:41PM MDT expiring July 8 at 7:05PM MDT in effect for: Pueblo PARK COUNTY, Colo. - A forensic artist has used skeletal remains found nearly one year ago to reconstruct what the person may have ...

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  7. Road Trip Hike - Hankins PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... from creek crossings and fields of wildflowers to boulders the size of houses. For the east end trailhead, take Park County Road 77 north from U.S. Highway 24 (just west of Lake George) for just over six miles and turn onto Forest Service Road 211. ...

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  8. Denver weather: Sunny skies Monday ahead of possibly severe stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... higher instability in the atmosphere." The most severe storms will be over the foothills, Palmer Divide and in Park County, according to the weather service. For Tuesday and Wednesday, isolated to scattered afternoon and evening showers and ...

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  9. Colorado authorities ID Denver man killed in wreck near Fairplay that injured 2 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Denver Post

    Authorities have identified a 35-year-old Denver man killed in a single-vehicle Park County crash near Fairplay on Saturday afternoon that also left two children injured. Benjamin Anderson, who was not wearing his seatbelt and ejected from the 1997 Lexus SUV he was riding in, was pronounced dead at the scene of the U.S. 285 wreck, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

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  10. 2014 15 Juvenile Case Law UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | Colorado Lawyer

    ... and is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado, and Maryland. She formerly served as Assistant Park County Attorney representing the Department of Human Services, and has taught and facilitated trainings throughout Colorado regarding the ...

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  11. Montezuma mountain man looks to part with mystery busRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... Saloon, he said, complete with a bed, kitchen, dining area and propane stove. Lynn lived off-grid in the bus in Park County between Alma and Fairplay for most of the last 20 years. When he bought the bus for $700 from Keystone in 1980, he estimated ...

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  12. Summit Stage officials look at potential Park County commuter busRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Summit Stage officials are researching the possibility of a new bus route, linking Summit and Park counties. With the number of Fairplay and Alma residents who commute to Breckenridge daily for work amounting to 86 Park County residents out of 410, according to a 2012 survey, ridership for the proposed service is estimated at just over 11,000 annually.

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  13. Summit Daily's top stories of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Pete Lynn estimates this school bus was built in 1960 before it was used from 1972 to 1980 by Keystone Resort to transport skiers. Lynn parked the bus in Montezuma while he lived in the tiny town southeast of Keystone in the 1980s, and then he lived out of the bus for the last 20 years in Park County.

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  14. Fremont County Board of Commissioners Signs Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KKTV

    ... well as numerous rock slides. The county says the road will be closed into summer. Another problem area is High Park County Road. It was cleared last week, but the county says shoulders along the road will need more stabilization. Road crews in ...

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  15. Montezuma mountain man looks to part with magical mystery busRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    Pete Lynn estimates this school bus was built in 1960 before it was used from 1972 to 1980 by Keystone Resort to transport skiers. Lynn parked the bus in Montezuma while he lived in the tiny town southeast of Keystone in the 1980s, and then he lived out of the bus for the last 20 years in Park County.

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  16. Apogaea festival pulls out of Park County after new event regulations take holdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Colorado Daily

    Instead of finalizing plans for its 11th year in Park County, the Apogaea music and arts festival is looking for a new home this week after deciding it can't operate under regulations the county's planning commission has recently imposed. "Park County is inhospitable toward special events of any nature," said Lawrence Phipps, 48, spokesman and co-founder of Apogaea.

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  17. Spring brings more wintry weather to regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Spring weather is not yet here to stay as the area received another round of snow and sleet to accompany rain and cool temperatures on Sunday. Just before 12:30 p.m. Sunday, authorities in Park County closed U.S. 287 between Fairplay and Grant because of adverse travel conditions.

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  18. Late winter snow storm closes I-70 at Copper, mountain traffic snarledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... of Transportation. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Central and Southeast Park County, including Fairplay, Hartsel, Lake George and South Park, that will be in effect until noon Monday. Snow accumulations of 6-16 ...

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  19. Summit County Moms host Mother's Day Gift Bazaar in FriscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    ... for all of their gifts they might need to get." Ridgway's first idea was to put together something similar in Park County, but she said she didn't get much of a response from that small community. She decided to reach out to Summit County ...

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  20. 40 personnel working 250-acre Park County wildfire; blaze 10 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Denver Post

    A wildfire burned Sunday afternoon in the area of U.S. 285 and County Road 56 - about 19 miles north of Fairplay and three miles southeast of Kenosha Pass. Some 40 fire personnel are working Monday to battle a 250-acre wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass in Park County that was sparked Sunday by recreational shooters.

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