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Before school was even in session, Summit High's star golf foursome was already taking home a big, fat, cardboard check, like the kind pros get, or the kind Happy Gilmore desperately wanted.On July 17, the Tigers top players — senior Keegan Cancelosi, senior Graham Gaspard, junior Tyler Horii and junior Dorje John — joined up for the annual Golf Fore Education scramble tournament, hosted at the team's more

Trails closed for fire, maintenanceA small 1/4-acre fire was detected within the Holy Cross Wilderness on the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District and has resulted in the closure of two trails in the area. The fire is located approximately 2 miles up from the Fall Creek Trail from Half Moon Campground. Due to the proximity of the fire to recreation routes, Fall Creek Trail (Trail 2001) from Half more

Race day closures for 106 West Tri Sept. 10The 106 West Triathlon debuts in Summit County this weekend, with a half-Ironman and quarter-Ironman held on routes spread between the Dillon Marina, Keystone, Montezuma and Frisco. The 56-mile bike leg is held entirely on road — not recpath — and that means residents should expect delays and closures from the starting gun around 9 a.m. to the finish more

The highest triathlon in the world arrives in Summit County with its inaugural event this Saturday, Sept. 10, but disruptions the race will create are aggravating some locals.Some are raising concerns over access to residents' homes, the length of time of road closures and entry points for fire and ambulance crews if an emergency were to arise. The complete shutdown of Montezuma Road in particular, for both more

At 31 years old, all Kimberly Trembearth wants to do is roll in the mud.“I want to get all types of muddy,” Trembearth said of her plans for this weekend's Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper Mountain. “This is the only place where it's socially acceptable for an adult to go and roll around in mud. Here, you can do it with friends and no one thinks more

If there is any event that is a reflection of a mountain community, it's the Frisco Fall Festival. Showcasing more than 10 Frisco restaurants under one tent, this event is as local as it gets. Under the Flavors of Frisco tent, open on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., restaurants such as Rio Grande, Prost, Tavern West, Boatyard and numerous other Frisco favorites will more

The Summit Daily News has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest and most painful memories involve getting my chubby little fingers slammed in those omnipresent blue metal paper boxes. There have always been Summit Daily papers lying around our house, because my dad does the crossword religiously. In middle school, I read Summit Up avidly, and more

Wool has come light years since the days of itchy ski socks and sweaters. These days, companies like SmartWool and Patagonia have perfected the art of merino wool, crafting comfortable and stylish base layers with material made to stay warm and dry no matter what you encounter in the woods. It's the same thing wool has done for ages, only without the unrefined edge.Ibex of Vermont is more

It's never too late to find your MTB legs.On Sept. 10 and 17, the Frisco Adventure Park bike park will host a round of Lee Likes Bikes clinics. There will be two beginner/intermediate mountain biking clinics on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. These clinics are two hours long. The series wraps up on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. with a four-hour advanced skills mountain more

“This is my 41st harvest,” said Peter Rosback, winemaker-owner of Oregon's uber-acclaimed Sineann wines, with a degree of pride recently over lunch. “Of course, I cheat. I do two a year.”Now, he knew he wasn't making a confession when he said he cheated. Rather, Rosback was just bragging on himself. He was aware that anyone within earshot would wonder exactly how he had the good fortune to more

Home openers are always an exciting time in high school sports. Optimism is near its peak for the upcoming season, fans get to watch their team for the first time in many months on home turf, and players are exuberated with the opportunity to once again put on a show for their fellow students and community. The Summit High School volleyball team took full advantage of it more

BERLIN — An 80-year-old woman took an unintended short cut as she tried to drive her car out of a multistory car park in western Germany, breaking through the building's wall and landing on a convertible parked 3 meters (10 feet) below. Police said that neither the driver nor her 85-year-old husband, who was standing next to the car at the time, was hurt in the accident more

Conservation Colorado hosts members of the local forest and government for a panel discussion with former U.S. Forest Service deputy chief Jim Furnish at Silverthorne's North Branch Library from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.Aside from Furnish, who will read from his new memoir “Toward a Natural Forest,” panel members will include Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs, Dillon District more

It may be September, but the chance of a wildfire in Summit County remains a real possibility.It's because of this potential that the region's stepped-up mitigation efforts continue through the fall and even winter to avoid a disastrous fire incident. This work throughout the county includes the Forest Service's fuels reduction activities, the county's government-driven chipping program and local fire departments' defensible space reviews.“We in Summit County more

A woman shopping at the Silverthorne Lowes on Saturday had a bit of a scare when her shopping cart disappeared. The cart carried, in addition to some light fixtures, her 3.5-month-old baby. She immediately informed store security, which announced a “Code Adam” over the PA system ordering employees to position themselves by all the store exits. While running through the store, the woman saw a man in more

Oom-Pah-Pah season is in full swing, so get ready to raise your steins for a great big “Prost!” The 2016 Breckenridge Oktoberfest is Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11. Festivities open at 2 p.m. on Friday, wrapping up on Sunday at 5 p.m. “Breckenridge's Oktoberfest is the perfect mix of modern and traditional,” said Rachel Zerowin with the Breckenridge Tourism Office. “We've got Paulaner, one of more


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