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Artist calls for help to save troll built in Breckenridge | OutThere Colorado
Known for its intricate detail, Isak Heartstone (created by Thomas Dambo) is best admired up-close. Photo Credit: Jenise Jensen, courtesy Breckenridge Creative Arts.
Breckenridge council votes to remove controversial troll sculpture
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Citing public safety concerns, the Breckenridge Town Council in central Colorado has decided to remove an art piece depicting a troll that has become a tourist attraction but also rankled nearby residents.
Breckenridge says Isak the trail troll has got to go
Isak Heartstone, the Breckenridge trail troll, has met his end.Town council members voted Tuesday night to remove the wildly popular temporary art installation. The council said winter weather conditions had affected the troll’s “structural and aesthetic integrity” leading to increased concerns abou
Staycations: Winter Paradise in Breckenridge
Omayra Acevedo,Peak to Peak.Winter is slowly approaching, the fire in the corner is quietly roaring and my fingertips gently strike the keys on the computer keyboard creating a perfect unison of subtle musical ambiance. I love Colorado. If you read any of my columns, I’m sure that has become very ob
The Home Front: In Colorado, reported anti-Semitic hate crimes 'doubled in 2017'
“The number of hate crimes reported in the U.S. rose by 17 percent last year, and while overall reports of bias-motivated incidents in Colorado remain flat, the number of reported anti-Semitic hate crimes in this state doubled in 2017,”reportsThe Denver Post. “Across the country, law enforcement age
Girl Scouts from Colorado earn highest award in organization
Brittany Argofrom Aurora, Cherokee Trail High School, built a prayer garden at St. Michael’s the Archangel and aided in the construction of a prayer garden at a church in the Philippines.Evyn Batiefrom Loveland, Mountain View High School, led a team of students to create the Northern Colorado Studen
Forest Service authorizes Vail Mountain expansion project
The Vail Dailyreportsthe U.S. Forest Service authorized the expansion last week, as the Golden Peak Improvements Project final environmental impact statement, along with a draft record of decision, was published by the White River National Forest.
This Week In History: Epidemic continues to rage in Breckenridge and vicinity
In France, in earlier days, a sneeze was greeted by the removal of the hat, and when the paroxysm was over the sneezer formally returned the salute of all present. In England, also in the 17th century, a sneeze was saluted by the removal of the hat. Joseph Hall, bishop of Exeter, in 1627 wrote that
Bell tolls for Breckenridge trail troll as town council votes to remove popular art piece
The 15-foot wood troll has been on Wellington Trail since a summer arts festival in August. Children visit the "Isak Heartstone", a 15-foot wooden troll by Danish artist Thomas Dambo, along the Wellington Trail as part Breckenridge Internationals Festival of the Arts Monday, Aug. 13, in Breckenridge
Breckenridge to bare farewell to 15-foot-tall troll sculpture
According to a post fromThe Denver Post, many wanted the 15-foot sculpture removed for a while, with many visitors to the area wanting him gone.
Isak the troll is leaving Breckenridge ahead of schedule
In October, it looked like the Town Council of Breckenridge would leave Isak Heartstone (the giant wooden troll art installation left along Wellington Trail) where he is until Spring. On Tuesday, that same council has now decided to remove it as soon as humanly possible.
New Affordable Housing Goes Fast In Frisco
FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) - The idea of finding an affordable place to live in Colorado's resort mountain towns is often just a dream for many people. However, one of those towns, Frisco, is adding more homes to help their local workers. (credit: CBS) Frisco and community members celebrated the new Mary
In Summit County, government action on short-term rentals leads to new business
That's because they are partners inSummit Local Agent, a new business endeavor created in response to one of the more contentious developments in the way local short-term rentals will soon be regulated. Specifically, it's the looming requirement that owners will need "a responsible agent" to handle
BREAKING News Out Of Colorado AND Albuquerque... RIP
ALBUQUERQUE – Trista Schlaefli, 33, of Colorado Springs, Colo., pled guilty this afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to charges arising out of a Nov. 27, 2017 crime spree during which Schlaefli and her co-defendant allegedly fled from a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, carjacked a vehicle
Magic Beans & Kitchen Dwellers Announce Co-Headlining 2019 Winter Tour
Colorado’sMagic Beansand Montana’sKitchen Dwellershave announced a co-headlining 2019 winter tour. Each show during the upcoming monthlong tour—which spans from Saturday, January 12th, to Saturday, February 8th,—will feature full sets from both bands in addition to nightly sit-ins and collaborations
Local dental practice gives free services to veterans
Company team members from both the Salida and Breckenridge locations joined forces in Salida, providing fillings, crowns, extractions, root canals and oral cancer screenings from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Three men arrested after woman was found fatally shot, burned outside in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - Three men have been arrested a week after a woman who had been fatally shot was found at the scene of a brush fire in Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested Abel Gallegos, 35, of Lakewood, on unrelated charges on Thursday, before he was formally ch
Vail, Beaver Creek mountains to open early for 2018-19 season
The Vail Daily reportsthat Vail, originally slated to open Friday, will open for the season at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Beaver Creek will open Saturday, four days ahead of its scheduled Nov. 21 opening date.
‘Bring the stoke!’: OpenSnow’s Joel Gratz energizes locals for winter at Breckenridge speech
On Friday evening at The Winter Kickoff at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge, Joel Gratz, the founder of the ski weather forecasting site OpenSnow.com, described to the crowd of hundreds of Summit County powder-hounds in attendance a rather depressing scene.
Summit County voters come out strong in support of fire district measures
"We're gratified and blown away by the support from our community," said Steve Lipsher, public information officer with Summit Fire & EMS. "It's not something that we take for granted. We endeavor to be great stewards of the taxes they pay to us. Its important to maintain the faith they've shown in