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Storytellers: Volunteers restore Como Depot, railway

COMO - If the saying goes, "it takes a village..." then, in this case, it takes a village to bring one back. "The first train to reach Como was in June 1879," said David Tomkins, the owner of Como Depot. Tomkins and volunteers like Todd Hackett have been spending day after day rebuilding history in

9NEWS - 2017-09-25 04:58:20

Coats and Clothing for Kids campaign to help 1,000 youngsters

The Summit County Knights of Columbus is looking for help with this year's Coats and Clothing for Kids campaign, a three-county drive that helps children get the coats, boots, scarves and other winter wear they need but whose families otherwise might not be able to afford it. For the past five years

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Summit County towns outpace last year in sales tax

Coming into the summer months, Dillon had been the only town in Summit County not tracking ahead of last year's sales tax receipts, but that changed this July as Dillon caught up to last year's total and all four Summit County towns are now ahead in year-to-date comparisons. Dillon back in black Wit

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Wildfire near Dillon fully contained

DILLON - Crews have reached 100 percent containment of the 21-acre Tenderfoot 2 fire. The fire broke out Monday afternoon east of Dillon. It was originally estimated at 25 acres. The White River National Forest has rescinded its closure order on the Oro Grande and Tenderfoot Mountain trails, but th

9NEWS - 2017-09-23 03:56:00

Exploring Evergreen Cemetery - Albert Christoph

While living in Leadville, Christoph worked for 25 years as an industrial electrician at the Climax Molybdenum Mine. He also taught electronics to new mine staff. Once retired from Climax, Christoph took a "seasonal" job with the U.S. Forest Service. In charge of repairing the lines to the T.V. boar

LEADVILLEHERALD - 2017-09-22 21:31:00

A library in a ghost town

GARO - If cows could read, a new library ought to do well in rural Park County, just south of Fairplay. There is a town there, but no one's going to take out a library card. Garo is a ghost town. The nearby Buffalo Peaks Ranch has been rusting away in the high-altitude winds for 30 years, until now

9NEWS - 2017-09-22 15:02:28

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LEADVILLEHERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Mining Hall of Fame to hold inductions

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announces the 2017 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees. This year's inductees, selected by the National Mining Hall of Fame's Board of Governors, represent exploration and extraction of new frontiers, environmental stewardship, leadership in formulating

LEADVILLEHERALD - 2017-09-22 22:02:00

Soccer team has a loss and cancellation this past week

The Panther soccer team lost against DSST on Tuesday, Sept. 12, and then faced a cancellation this past Saturday against Sheridan. "We came to Denver last Tuesday at the peak of rush hour - and an accident on top of that - delaying our arrival to the field by half an hour and severely cutting our wa

LEADVILLEHERALD - 2017-09-22 22:26:00

McHargue to be featured author

Colorado Mountain College Leadville Library will be starting the fall Meet the Authors series on with a book talk by Leadville author Laurel McHargue on Sept. 22, from Noon to 1 p.m. in the reading area of the CMC library. McHargue will discuss and sign her two newest books, "The Hunt for Red Meat:

LEADVILLEHERALD - 2017-09-22 21:28:00

Vail Town Council candidate Edward Padilla hopes to contribute to town's energy

Editor's note: There are 10 candidates this year for four seats on the Vail Town Council. For the next five weekdays, the Vail Daily is publishing a profile of each candidate. Profiles are being published in no particular order, and previously published profiles can be found at http://www.vaildaily.

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Vail Today: Slow Fashion Vail encourages sustainable style

In a world of instant gratification, Slow Fashion Vail invites us to stop and think about one of our basic needs: clothing. Slow Fashion Vail brings local, eco and ethical fashion brands & awareness to the streets of Vail. "The fashion industry represents the second-greatest source of pollution on

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Vail Pioneer Weekend is a fond reunion of people with a place they love

VAIL - It was 2002 when Packy Walker, Josef Staufer and Joe Hanlon started a new Vail tradition: Pioneer Weekend. Since then, the weekend, held every five years, has become a celebration of Vail's past and a way to honor those no longer among us. This year's Pioneer Weekend wraps up Sunday, Sept. 24

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Who Is The Black Working Class? We Asked An Expert

Photo Credit: Newsy Staff / Megan Smith When you hear about "the working class," you probably think of people that voted for Donald Trump, or you picture white people. But the working class is not a monolith. Newsy sat down with Robert Patterson, the chair of Georgetown University's Department of A

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-22 16:45:00

Heritage Center celebrates 42nd anniversary

For over four decades now the Logan County Heritage Center has been helping senior citizens stay active. Friday, the senior center celebrated its 42nd anniversary with an open house and cake, as part of National Senior Center Month. Cythina Mills, coordinator at the Heritage Center, is only the four

STERLING JOURNAL-ADVOCATE - 2017-09-23 03:48:29

The numbers show Silicon Valley is already fading

The construction of large corporate headquarters and skyscrapers often turns out to be a sign of an economic peak. The Empire State Building was planned, and construction began, at the onset of the Great Depression. The Willis Tower, originally known as the Sears Tower, began construction right befo

DENVER POST - 2017-09-22 18:01:15

Right-wing firebrand vows to hold rally at UC Berkeley

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Free Speech Week is officially canceled, but the controversy surrounding the campus event will likely not end as right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vows to appear at an unsanctioned rally a

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 07:07:12

Sorg Opera House has first concert in renovated space

The Sorg Opera House in Middletown had its first concert in its newly renovated space on Sunday (WKRC) MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) - The Sorg Opera House in Middletown had its first concert in its newly renovated space on Sunday. It's been five years since music filled the air at the historic space. Sun

WKRC - 2017-09-25 00:14:33

Wine and Brews festival benefits spirited cause

A pair of Brownstown organizations that focus on giving back to the community have decided to come together once again to organize an event. The second Jackson County Festival of Wine and Brews is set for Oct. 14 at W.R. Ewing, 1103-1105 W. Spring St., Brownstown. Organized by the Beta Mu chapter of

TRIBTOWN.COM - 2017-09-23 06:44:36

Wes: More summer heat for the start of the week, cold front will bring changes on Thursday

The big story across our area continues to be the lingering summer heat. Earlier we had one lone thundershower near Pelham that quickly diminished. Another stray shower or storm can't be ruled out this evening. Most locations will remain dry, with lows in the 60s. Above average temperatures will con

WSFA - 2017-09-24 22:10:43