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Breckenridge extends ski, snowboard season to late May

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Breckenridge Ski Resort has announced it will extend its 2018-2019 ski and snowboard season into late May, more than a month longer than normal. This is the first time the since the mid-'90s that the resort has extended to this point.


BREAKING: Shooting under investigation just south of Colorado Springs

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Authorities are investigating a reported shooting just south of Colorado Springs. Deputies were called to a neighborhood near B Street and Hampton Street just to the east of S. Academy and Highway 115.


Affordable housing crisis threatens vitality of Colorado’s high-country economies

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Avalanche warnings, winter weather advisories issued as big snow hits Colorado

Intense winter weather is hitting Colorado, with winter weather warnings, avalanche warnings, and winter weather advisories being issued around the state by the National Weather Service, Boulder Office.


Steve Holland, Alma police chief, arrested for child abuse

Alma Police Chief Steve Holland has been arrested on charges of child abuse and related crimes. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Tom McGraw and sent to The Flume by the Park County Sheriff’s office Jan. 10, the Fairplay Police Department was contacted by a juvenile who related that her


Town renews contract with Breckenridge Tourism Office for $4.7 million in 2019

In renewing the town's contract with the Breckenridge Tourism Office, Mayor Eric Mamula painted the independent nonprofit group as one of the best marketing agencies that money can buy.


Mountains, 5-star Meals, and Craft Beer: The 4-day Weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado

Everyone knows Colorado is one of the best states to visit for a winter weekend getaway, but outdoor adventurers tend to hit the same spots in swarms—namely Vail and Aspen. Telluride has all the charm of a story book, but it can be challenging to get to. So, why not head to Breckenridge? With five s


#ExploreSummit: A tip of the hat

The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at ExploreSummit.com and here in the Summit Daily every Friday and S


Breckenridge Ski Resort plans to remain open through Memorial Day

Thanks to winter’s good graces, Breckenridge Ski Resort is poised for its latest season since the mid-1990s. The resort on Friday announced plans to remain open through Memorial Day, at least six weeks longer than anticipated. Breckenridge spokeswoman Sara Lococo credited the 197 inches of snow tall


Increased law enforcement presence at Summit Middle School after shotgun shell discovered in hallway

There is an increased law enforcement presence at Summit Middle School in Frisco today after a shotgun shell was discovered inside the school. There is no indication of a public safety concern, according to county officials.


Snow squalls snarl traffic along Colorado's Front Range

DENVER – Heavy snow squalls that moved through the Denver metro area Friday morning and early afternoon snarled traffic west and south of Denver and put many of the cities’ police departments on accident alert.


Big Beers 2019 Brought out the Best of Colorado Breweries

Big Beers, Belgians and Barley Wines (commonly known as just Big Beers) once again took to the snowy peaks of Breckenridge for a celebratory weekend of the craft beer industry. Paired with educational seminars, decadent beer dinners and cigar tastings, the event is capped off with a commercial tasti


Gibbs resigns as commissioner for Polis cabinet post, Democrats will appoint a successor

Dan Gibbs officially resigned as Summit County commissioner Tuesday, leaving a vacant seat that will need to be filled by the Summit County Democratic Party within 10 days. Gibbs stepped down as commissioner after Gov. Jared Polis appointed him to head the state's Department of Natural Resources las


Man shot by Frisco officer in Whole Foods parking lot identified

A man shot by police in a Frisco Whole Foods parking lot Monday night was identified as Derek Perry Baker of Loveland by the Summit County District Attorney’s Office. The incident, at about 7:30 Monday night, followed a 911 call about a man acting “erratically” in the store, according to a news rele


Amid shutdown, Colorado seeks answers for federal food assistance recipients

About 220,000 Coloradans who rely on food assistance from the federal government won’t get another payment until the shutdown ends, and the state is trying to figure out what it can do if the federal government is still closed when the next payment comes due in March.


Recent Storms Push Colorado’s Snowpack Back Above Average

DENVER (CBS4) – For the first time in several weeks Colorado’s average snowpack is back over 100% and that is some great news. Numbers are even up in the two driest river basins in the southwestern part of the state.


Her brother was shot by an officer, now she's sharing his struggle with mental illness

DENVER — Brittany Baker's brother, Derek Baker, was shot by a police officer this week in the parking of a Frisco grocery store. She said her 33-year-old brother has battled mental illness for years.


Ask Eartha: Adventure and travel doesn’t require a big carbon footprint

I love to travel, but I know it's not the most sustainable activity. Do you have any tips for decreasing the carbon footprint of my adventures?. Jessie, thanks for your question. I love to travel, too, and there's tons of research that shows that exploring new places is good for our mental and physi


Pink Patch Project raises almost $900 for breast cancer services

The Summit County Sheriff's Office recently presented a check for just under $900 to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco, funded by donations through the office's participation in the Pink Patch Project.


Forest bathing coming to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado

Residents and visitors of Eagle County know how to spend time outdoors. Whether it's skiing down Riva's Ridge on Vail Mountain in the winter or mountain biking Village to Village at Beaver Creek during the summer, the open outdoors is a place of retreat and refuge.