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Breckenridge woman creates a post-workout nutrition bar high in CBD, turmeric
A young woman from Breckenridge has channeled her recovery from a serious knee injury into a series of post-workout, anti-inflammatory nutrition bars called “CARLbars.”. Created by Carly Davis, CARLbar is a nutrition bar without any added sugars or sweeteners. They’re gluten free and contain no GMOs
Jussie Smollett: Charges dropped against Empire actor
All charges against actor Jussie Smollett -- who had been accused of staging a hate crime and filing a false police report about it -- have been dropped, prosecutors and his attorneys said Tuesday.
Gondola encroaches on wildlife preserve’s most sensitive time of year for moose, mule deer, CPW says
If Breckenridge’s open space has a crown jewel, it’s Cucumber Gulch, the most ecologically diverse property in town. The 117-acre, town-owned wildlife preserve houses over 70 acres of rare wetlands so treasured, yet sensitive, that the area is off-limits every year from the end of April until the fi
If red flag bill passes, can Colorado sheriffs ignore it?
Local resistance is “threatening the coherence of the state,” said a criminal justice expert. As Colorado lawmakers get close to putting a gun control bill on the governor’s desk, some law enforcement officials’ resistance is highlighting a tension between state and local governments and raising que
Trump taps Colorado general to lead U.S. Space Command
A Colorado Air Force general has been tapped to lead the new U.S. Space Command. President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Gen. John Raymond, commander of the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, to head the unit that will oversee the military’s missions and war fighting in space.
Summit real estate pros, county’s chief appraiser see no signs of a local market downturn
Below are the five most-expensive housing sales listed on the monthly sales reports produced by the Summit County Assessor’s Office. 1. $3.99 million, single-family home at 120 Glenwood Circle, Highlands at Breckenridge.
Why Increased Pot Use in Colorado Is Sending More People to the Hospital
Reefer madness isn’t a thing. But a new study out Tuesday is the latest to show that pot use, especially with edibles, can sometimes cause health problems serious enough to prompt a trip to the hospital. It found that people in Colorado have increasingly sought emergency care for cannabis-related sy
Breckenridge warns people to keep trash from black bears coming out of hibernation
Black bears are beginning to emerge from their winter hibernation, and Breckenridge has taken to reminding people to be aware of unkempt trash, as the animals have a habit of getting into it.
Rockslide sends large rock through hood of car on I-70 near Vail
An unlucky driver Monday night met the business end of large chunk of rock. Colorado State Patrol briefly closed Interstate 70 near Vail Monday night after a rockslide, which hurled a sizable chunk into the front hood of a car.
Summit County’s short-term rental permit system and complaint system activated, applications begin June 1
After a yearlong public planning and approval process, Summit County’s online permitting system for short-term rentals has officially launched. The permitting system, along with a 24/7 complaint hotline, is meant to track the county’s booming short-term lodging industry as well as enforce newly enac
Colorado State Patrol Clears Up Left-Lane Confusion
Let's be honest. We all do this while driving the interstate, but that doesn't make it right. The Colorado State Patrol recently shared this video explaining the difference between the right lane and the left lane.
Polis rolls out new Colorado logo
Gov. Jared Polis unveiled a new state emblem for reporters Tuesday, saying it will eventually be the logo of the land. He called it a soft launch for what Polis called a "more inclusive" representation of Colorado. It replaces a 5-year-old, green triangle-shaped logo that wasn't universally liked, d
Wastewater treatment plant serving Keystone residents needs an expensive upgrade
While most of us in the western world may take it for granted, modern sewage and wastewater treatment systems are critical to maintaining good water quality in modern municipalities. The Snake River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Keystone has been treating and reclaiming water for eastern Summit Coun
Forest Service issues final record of decision on Vail’s Golden Peak race training expansion
The U.S. Forest Service has posted a final record of decision regarding Vail Mountain’s proposal to expand race and training terrain at Golden Peak, which will double the training space utilized by Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) and provide access to additional terrain at higher elevations.
Artist to paint Chris Anthony doc material in Vail
Chaos Headwear, makers of high quality headwear in the U.S. and worldwide, will host an opening reception on Sunday with artist David Gonzales at the Raitman Art Gallery in Vail. The evening event will feature Gonazles painting live a vision of the iconic mountain featured in Chris Anthony’s documen
Big mountain competition hits Lover’s Leap in Blue Sky Basin at Vail
VAIL — Lover’s Leap was roped off to the public on Sunday, not that a lot of recreational skiers would have wanted to take it on. A difficult face greeted participants in the final regional competition of the regular season for the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association. The associati
Welcome Cowgirl, Vail Mountain’s New Ski Patrol Dog
VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Meet Cowgirl! Vail Mountain’s newest ski patrol dog. She had her first day on the job on Sunday, and seemed pretty worn out from it. But the team is excited to welcome her to the family and to train her.
With record number of nominees, Chamber to honor local businesses April 4 in Silverthorne
The Summit Chamber of Commerce received a record number of nominations for the third annual Kaiser Permanente Business Excellence Awards and will be revealing the winners on April 4.
Dillon Ice Castles a success in second year
Just weeks ago hordes of visitors were pouring into Summit County to take in the frozen spires and colorfully illuminated passageways of the Dillon Ice Castles. Now, two weeks after closing, what remains is a somewhat somber reminder of the temporary nature of ice castles: a short-lived work of art
Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com, week of March 17
Editor’s note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Juvenile skier dies following collision at Breckenridge Ski Resort. A juvenile skier was killed at Breckenridge Ski Resort March 21, after colliding with a tree on Peak 10. The skier’s identity