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Battle of the Bands rocks Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday; proceeds support Domus Pacis

Attendees at the Tri-County Battle of the Bands are going to get a little bit of everything this year. Maybe even during just one set. The showdown, sponsored by the Summit Daily News, will feature four Colorado bands, and takes place this Saturday at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. Performances

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Mistrial on the table in Blagg murder retrial

GOLDEN - A judge is considering overnight a request for a mistrial in the case against Michael Blagg that came on the heels of his former mother-in-law making a reference to his prior trial on the witness stand. Blagg is on trial for the second time for the 2001 slaying of his wife Jennifer. He was


Breckenridge event helps connect 120 people to 10 different nonprofits; organizers hope it's just the beginning

People check in at one of the tables put out for 10 different nonprofits Thursday at A Night of GOODness hosted by Summit County Youth. The group's ... Summit County Youth student Allie Lew shows off her hand-drawn card that will bring encouragement to a child at the Children's Hospital Colorado dur

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

An open Bible and secret porn: Jurors hear more evidence in Blagg trial

JEFFERSON COUNTY - There was a trail of blood leading from the garage to the master bedroom of Michael Blagg's new home when investigators went inside to check on him on Feb. 6, 2002. The radio was blaring. Art Smith, one of those investigators, said there was a distinct smell of exhaust. And in th

9NEWS - 2018-03-21 01:29:00

Colorado toddler, 2, dies after he was found following Amber Alert, family confirms

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT expiring March 19 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: El Paso Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT expiring March 19 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Conejos, Mineral, Rio Grande Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT ex


Breckenridge to start electric bus demo this week

This company image shows one of Proterra's electric bus models. With the goal of leasing two electric buses for winter 2018-19, Breckenridge will try out one of the company's electric buses for a month to see how it works in the high-alpine environment, according to the town. Breckenridge has the go


Second stage of Hammill House restoration set

Georgetown's Hammill House Museum is steeped in history, with each room like a piece of art just waiting to be restored. The museum acts as an elegant window peering into the late 1800s when Victorian gothic architecture reigned supreme, and silver was still king of the Rockies. Now, thanks to a $

CLEARCREEKCOURANT.COM - 2018-03-21 21:42:00

LA comedian and Breckenridge native Monte Montepare returns to Summit County for two performances

Los Angeles comedian and Breckenridge native Monte Montepare has two scheduled performances this week, including serving as the master of ceremonies for Summit Community Care Clinic's annual fundraiser Saturday at Keystone Conference Center. Los Angeles comedian Monte Montepare is no stranger to Sum


Frisco group opposes plan to turn small park into housing

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) - Some residents of a central Colorado town are opposing a proposal to turn a community center and an adjoining small park into affordable housing. The Summit Daily News reports Frisco residents will vote on a ballot question next month on whether to allow the town to strip the po


Police Blotter: Crime Calls from March 5-11

Monday, March 5 - Georgetown police responded to a suspicious activity call in the 600 block of Loop Drive regarding a vehicle parked on the bicycle trail. Nothing was located. Monday, March 5 - Authorities responded to a report of a vehicle on fire near mile marker 243 of eastbound Interstate 70.

CLEARCREEKCOURANT.COM - 2018-03-20 23:52:00

9-year-old shoots sister to death over video game controller

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 4:22AM MDT expiring March 19 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Eagle, Garfield, Moffat, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 3:07AM MDT expiring March 19 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Kit Carson, Yuma Winter Weather Advisory


Instead of 32 years in prison, Leadville woman sentenced to two years probation

LEADVILLE - Kymbr Trujillo originally faced up to 32 year in prison, but ended up with two years probation. A jury did not believe that a woman shorter than 5 feet tall who weighs 105 pounds posed much of a threat to two police officers. And while they were at it, they cleared her of most of the dru


Frisco Historic Park and Museum hosting Women of Bill's Ranch historic tour

The Frisco Historic Park and Museum will be celebrating Women's History Month with a free Women of Bill's Ranch tour on Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Museum staff will lead this historic tour of Frisco's Bill's Ranch community while focusing on the pioneering women of the area. Bill's

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Not dead yet: Four-start hotel project in Breckenridge resurfaces

Discussions regarding a four-star luxury hotel at the base of Peak 8 resurfaced Tuesday night with Breckenridge Town Council revealing developers have rekindled talks after the council rejected the proposal last month. One major change from the proposed development agreement they rejected, councilme


The white supremacist gang linked to Colorado prison chief's assassination five years ago continues killing

Five years after a parolee killed Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements and Commerce City father of three Nathan Leon, the white supremacist gang that some officials have linked to the deaths continues to grow more powerful and deadly behind bars. Colorado Department of Corrections photo; Associated P


Video: Breckenridge Distillery In Studio

Thanks to Billie from Breckenridge Distillery for stopping by our studios and letting Deuce and I have some fun and taste some amazing whiskey. You have a chance to sample their whiskey March 25th at The Colorado Whiskey Tasting Festival. About Breckenridge Distillery Founded in 2007, the Breckenrid


Travel: Pair of Colorado towns offer convenience, value

SILVERTHORNE, Colorado - The gold and silver have mostly played out along the Blue River, where hardscrabble prospectors started digging in the late 19th century. Now, much of the region's economy is based on the white gold of winter tourism. But Silverthorne is celebrating gold and silver again. Wi


Correction - TheFlume.com: News

The Dr. Seuss Party photographs in the March 9 edition of The Flume gave credit to the wrong person. Debra Griffin took both photographs. On the breaking news and Facebook post regarding Welles Tonjes press release, the second paragraph stated "When Tonjes and Undersheriff Monte Gore arrived at the


Amazon didn't kill Toys 'R' Us. Here's what did

Fire Weather Warning issued March 14 at 2:53PM MDT expiring March 15 at 8:00PM MDT in effect for: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo Fire Weather Watch issued March 14 at 2:53PM MDT expiring March 16 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano,


Breckenridge parking garage, water treatment plant, clubhouse redo all likely topics at Coffee Talk

The public is invited to join Breckenridge Mayor Eric Mamula with other elected and town officials for an informal gathering at 8 a.m. today at Town Hall, 150 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge. The Coffee Talk series allows locals to sit down with their elected representatives over coffee and doughnuts to