Summit County Newswire

Summit County Newswire

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

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  1. Twenty-One by 21 - Colorado Student Recounts the Day She Fell Off a 14erRead the original story

    1 hr ago | 303 Magazine

    ... " It is a wonder we don't have several calls a day ," said Charles Pitman, a mission coordinator with the Summit County Rescue Group, "All you have to do is stand in the parking lot and see how people are equipped. And when they start, it really is ...

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  2. Colorado wildlife officials confident lynx will survive if protections removed | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gazette

    ... to the area. The cats established breeding populations in the San Juans and expanded their range into Summit County and other parts of Colorado's high country. In 2010, the state wildlife agency declared the lynx reintroduction a success. Today, ...

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  3. Colorado wildlife officials confident lynx will survive if protections removedRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gazette

    ... to the area. The cats establsihed breeding populations in the San Juans and expanded their range into Summit County and other parts of Colorado's high country. In 2010, the state wildlife agency declared the lynx reintroduction a success. Today, ...

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  4. How Colorado's Ice Castles became a fantasy attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gazette

    ... Springs' Mark Galley, who with his family was first in a line that got longer as the sun dipped behind the Summit County mountains. He and hundreds of others gazed at the glossy cathedrals and spires forming a maze in the town's Little League field. ...

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  5. Three Colorado athletes lock down Olympic spots at Snowmass Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Denver Post

    ... PyeongChang-bound slopestyle team. He joins Silverthorne teammate Chris Corning on the Olympic team , giving Summit County two of the brightest Olympic snowboarding stars. Judges at the Snowmass Grand Prix gave Gerard an almost perfect score, after ...

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  6. When the stars are out, so are riders at the handful of Colorado resorts that offer night skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Denver Post

    Skiers and snowboarders negotiate a run during a blinding snow storm at the Keystone Resort during night skiing and riding January 10, 2018. KEYSTONE - Three hours after dark fell on Summit County during a vigorous January snowstorm, most skiers and riders were wrapping up runs in 3 to 4 inches of freshies under flurries that shimmered in the slope-side lights.

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  7. Dillon announces nonprofit recipients of $30,000 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Summit Daily News

    ... e others, including the Keystone Science School, will receive $500. Dillon is also extending in-kind grants to Summit County Off-Road Riders, Bristlecone Montessori School, FIRC, Summit Youth Baseball and the Timberline Learning Center.

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  8. 8 Riders Who Represent the Future: North Carolina's Own Luke...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Transworld

    ... moved to Oregon. He rode my home resort. Where do you live now? I still live in North Carolina, but I live in Summit County, Colorado, for like three months in the winter. But for sure most of my time is spent in North Carolina. How old are you now, ...

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  9. Keystone set to study traffic congestion, safety as residents demand actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Denver Post

    ... no traffic light, is a focus of concern. After the 2012 death, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Summit County government installed flashing signal lights for pedestrians, a welcome but inadequate addition, residents say. Since 2012, ...

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  10. How a Summit County family turned a mother's suicide into a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Denver Post

    Patti Casey, along with her husband, Tim Casey, ran a successful Breckenridge real estate marketing firm whose portfolio included the $32.5 million sale of the fabled Caribou Ranch where stars recorded records in the 1970s. She also volunteered with multiple Summit County nonprofits and parent-teacher associations and served food every year at the Thanksgiving community dinner.

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  11. Summit County nearly caught up with backlog after burning more than 2,000 slash piles in two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Summit Daily News

    ... Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at the Frisco Peninsula during the Annual Forest Collabratives Summit in Frisco, Colo. Summit County got a break from the smoke over the holidays, but in the coming weeks, foresters will again be burning up some of the last ...

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  12. Summit County welcomes first baby of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The Summit Daily News

    Aptly named for the season of her birth, Winter Stormm Mendez was born at 9:51 p.m. Jan. 2, 2018, in The Birth Place at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center. The 5-pound, 10-ounce girl is the fourth child - all girls - of proud parents Christina and Steve Mendez of Grand Lake.

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  13. Snow Business Suffers In Colorado's High CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | CBS Local

    State Capitol Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired The lockdown at the state Capitol was lifted about a half hour after shots were fired nearby on Thursday afternoon. Snow Business Suffers In Colorado's High Country It's safe to say long-time Summit County residents are a little concerned with the lack of major snowfall so far this season.

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  14. Woman accused of dismembering husband was abused, attorney saysRead the original story

    Friday Dec 29 | The Gazette

    ... December. Defense attorney Brian Pierce says Marcia Eubank will plead not guilty at arraignment next Friday in Summit County court. Pierce says Eubank will be evaluated by mental health professionals to help with her defense.

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  15. A new McDonald's in Silverthorne? I'll passRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Denver Post

    Perhaps it's a sign of our best-in-the-nation healthiness in Summit County, but I recently asked a friend: "Did you know that the McDonald's here is closed?" I later mentioned that conversation to a different friend, who knew that we had a McDonald's but confessed she had never eaten there. Not once.

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  16. Wickstrom: Why the greenback cutthroat trout is a legendary Colorado fish, and where you can find itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Denver Post

    Yearling Greenback Cutthroat trout, just released into Herman Gulch, look for cover in their new environment on July 17, 2017 in Summit County near Silverthorne, Colorado. The greenback cutthroat trout, in addition to being spectacularly beautiful, is native to Colorado and our state fish, but its journey to status - even survival - has been anything but uneventful.

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  17. Avalanche danger high in parts of Colorado's mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | The Progress

    Snowshoers and ski tourers explore the old mining ruins in Mayflower Gulch Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Summit County, Colo. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the risk of avalanches on Tuesday ranges from high in the mountain backcountry in the Vail and Summit County areas and the Front Range mountains to considerable in the Aspen and Steamboat Spring regions.

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  18. Former Summit County man charged with 2010 Elbert County murder of schoolteacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Vail Daily News

    Daniel Pesch, 34, formerly of Summit County, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection to a 2010 Elbert County Cold case. A former Summit County man was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 19, in connection with the 2010 murder of an Elbert County schoolteacher, potentially closing the seven-and-a-half year cold case of Randy Wilson, found strangled to death in a remote field.

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  19. Avalanche warning, snow continues to plague traffic along I-70 corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... an avalanche warning for portions of the northern mountains including the Front Range and areas in Vail and Summit County. The warning is in effect until 6:30 p.m, the National Weather Service in Boulder warns. In a tweet at about 8:45 a.m., CDOT ...

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  20. Christmas storm bumps Front Range and Summit County avalanche danger up to highRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | The Gazette

    Experts are warning outdoor enthusiasts to avoid the backcountry in the Front Range and Summit County Tuesday because of high avalanche danger. Colorado Avalanche Information Center reported high avalanche danger above and near treeline for both regions after heavy snowfall Monday and "continued strong westerly winds."

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