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Breck's rec center gets $17 million overhaul

"We created this wild new kids wing that is just spectacular, let your kids burn off some steam,” said Mamula.

9NEWS - 2018-05-25 13:40:14

Vail Resorts sues zip line company over Breckenridge project - BusinessDen

Vail Summit Resorts Inc., whose address matches the Vail Resorts headquarters at 390 Interlocken Crescent in Broomfield, sued Zip-Flyer and its CEO Shawn Lerner in Summit County district court for allegedly missing construction deadlines.


Breckenridge unveils new indoor playground, part of rec center’s $17M transformation

Move over McDonald's, because Summit County's children now have another pretty cool place to play with the completion of a $17.2 million renovation at the Breckenridge Recreation Center.Work to dramatically remake the rec center at 880 Airport Road in Breckenridge began in April 2017, and the list o

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Summit County Water Rescue Team deploys new, state-of-the-art underwater drone to help with rescues

In 2008, 26-year-old Frisco resident Adam Brown fell overboard from a boat and drowned in Dillon Reservoir. Colorado State Park rangers brought in a side-scanning sonar system that located Brown's body, but bad weather prevented Summit County Water Rescue Team divers from doing a recovery until thre

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Reality Show About Gold Mining Creates Divisions In Small Colorado Mountain Town

“Me and a bunch of other of our folks said we can’t allow this because if they can rezone that parcel from residential to mining, they can do any parcel. They could rezone next door to us, next door to anybody.”


Moody + Intimate Colorado Mountain Wedding at the Historic Bread Bar - Green Wedding Shoes

On the outskirts of Georgetown, Colorado, is a tiny historic mountain town called Silver Plume. There, you’ll find a historic little white church, and a refurbished bar, known asThe Bread Bar(you can probably guess that it was originally a bakery). As it happens, today’s bride and groom, Paige + Jak

GREENWEDDINGSHOES.COM - 2018-05-25 12:00:00

Chaffee Habitat for Humanity to help build South Park Seniors Center addition

BUENA VISTA, COLORADO, May 19, 2018 - Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce that it will assist in the building of an addition to the South Park Seniors Center in Fairplay.South Park Seniors Center has a nonprofit thrift store that is dedicated to providing low prices for clothing


Pathways to Jazz Offers Grants to Colorado Jazz Musicians

Since Alan Cogen founded Pathways to Jazz in 2014, the organization, which supports Colorado's jazz community, has given grants to nearly forty musicians to help with recording costs. Now in its fifth year, Pathways to Jazz is accepting applications for this year’s group. The deadline to apply is Sa

WESTWORD - 2018-05-25 12:30:00

A bunch of people sent us photos of the same cloud. Here’s what it is

KUSA – In these divisive times, there’s one thing that all of us experience: the weather. And as cheesy as it sounds, we’re all under the same sky, so perhaps it’s not a shock that a bunch of 9NEWS viewers had the same question about a unique cloud that blessed the Denver metro area on Wednesday aft

9NEWS - 2018-05-24 18:42:42

Camp fires banned in popular Summit County camping and hiking area

It’s a time when vegetation at 9,000 feet is just starting to green and rivers are coming up but it’s not a time when fire bans usually pop up, except this year.


Jefferson Academy claims first 3A girls state championship in penalty kicks

HIGH-SCHOOLPhoto: Jeremy Chavez - KUSAJefferson Academy claims first 3A girls state championship in penalty kicksKent Denver and Jefferson Academy were close in 2017. Both the Sun Devils and Jaguars made it to the state semifinals of the 3A girls' soccer playoffs, only to be knocked out by The Acade


Invitation to dog’s birthday party goes viral in Summit County

A woman's call on a popular Facebook forum dedicated to Summit County happenings could shake out as the party of the year for pups at Breckenridge's Carter Park.The catalyst: Ketto turns 5 on Wednesday.As one might guess, Ketto is a canine, a beautiful Dalmatian who absolutely loves the park, but hi


The Social-Media Sleuths Hunting Down Moose Harassers

On May 4,a man chased a moose onto the medianof a busy stretch of highway in Frisco, Colorado. The man stood casually next to the moose with his hands in his pockets, like he was standing with a friend. The moose, awkwardly marooned on a narrow patch of dirt, was visibly agitated, its ears drawn bac


1 Person, Dog Found Dead Inside Burning Home

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– One person and a dog were found dead inside a burning home in Englewood just after midnight.Firefighters rushed to the scene at Grant Street and Dartmouth Avenue just after midnight on reports of smoke.(credit: CBS)When firefighters arrived they found a fire burning in the b


HighSide in Frisco brings number of breweries operating in Summit County up to eight

Summit County's newest brewery came onto the scene Friday louder than a roaring Class V whitewater rapid.Frisco's HighSide brewery takes its name from the local rafting scene, and its leadership team is a confluence of experience with David Axelrod, co-founder of Broken Compass; Carrie Knose, who co


Ask a Vail Sports Doc: Dangers of repeated shoulder dislocations (column)

People who live here in the mountains tend to play hard. Injuries are not uncommon, and it is not unusual for me to see young people in my office who have dislocated one or both of their shoulders.When someone dislocates their shoulder for the first time, the initial injury is usually due to a high


Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event

LAKE CHARLES, La. (May 22, 2018) – The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) recently honored the Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival as a 2018 Top 20 Event for the month of June.


La Plata County designated as primary natural disaster area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that it has designated La Plata, Montezuma and Dolores counties as primary natural disaster areas because of losses and damages caused by a recent drought.Eligible farm operators in the three counties can apply within the next eight months for Fa


Colorado transportation officials propose $550M I-70 tunnel

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado transportation officials say they want to alleviate congestion and improve safety on a popular mountain highway by boring a new three-lane tunnel for traffic heading from Denver.But the Summit Daily Newsreportsthe Colorado Department of Transportation already has a $10


Escaped inmate from Golden detention facility considered dangerous, wanted by police

GOLDEN, Colo. — An escaped inmate is wanted by police and should be considered dangerous, according to the Colorado State Patrol.