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Summit County

Weak Snowpack, Heavy Snow Raising Avalanche Danger

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A weak, sugary snowpack is raising the avalanche danger in parts of the West, leaving slopes vulnerable to crumbling under the pressure of h...

3 Copper Mountain Staffers Arrested For Stealing US Ski Team Gear

Posted 11.16.2011 | Denver

Three Copper Mountain Ski Resort employees have been arrested for stealing more than $6,400 worth of US Ski Team gear, the Associated Press reports. T...

Mountain County GOP Wants Out Of Congressional District

vaildaily.com | Scott N. Millersmiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado -- Should Eagle County have a different congressional representative? Some locals think so, and this spring is provides a once-...

Colorado Medical Marijuana Use Most Prominent In Mountains,

Colorado Springs Gazette | DAVE PHILIPPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The ski communities of Summit County, San Miguel County and Pitkin County are some of the youngest, fittest and healthiest counties in Colorado. S...

PHOTOS: Freeskier Magazine Ranks Best North American Ski Resorts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last week, venerable ski publication SKI Magazine released its much-anticipated preseason rankings of the best resorts in North America. While the to...

Hidden Gems Wilderness Protection Bill Shows Lack Of Consensus

Vail Daily | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colorado -- U.S. Rep. Jared Polis will introduce a wilderness bill that provides some level of protection to roughly 70 percent of the lands ta...

Colorado Avalanche: 19-Year Old Man Survives Avalanche Near Copper Mountain (VIDEO, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A 19-year-old man from Eagle County was injured in an avalanche in Summit County on Halloween as he was back-country skiing on Bartlett Peak between C...

Breckenridge Home Sells For $8.2 Million, Summit County Record (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looking for that 7 bedroom, 6,500 square feet mountain getaway? Well one buyer just found it on the slopes of Breckenridge Ski Resort for $8.2 mill...

Colorado Marijuana Busts: Taxpayer Dollars Wasted When Cops Bust Legal Growers

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Robert Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colorado -- Sheriff's deputies recently searched a Summit County home where nearly 200 marijuana plants are under cultivation, but the ...

Dan Gibbs, State Senator, Decides Not To Run For Reelection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Senator Dan Gibbs of Breckenridge released a statement Monday announcing he will not seek reelection in Senate District 16, instead opting to ru...