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The Bachelorette’s Chase McNary Is Engaged to Ellie White After 2 Years of Dating: ‘It Was Always You’

A Bachelor no more! After two years of dating, Chase McNary and girlfriend Ellie White are officially engaged. “It was always you 💍,” the Bachelorette alum, 33, wrote via Instagram on Saturday, July 2, sharing several photos from the pair’s mountainside proposal. McNary, who announced his romance with White in May 2020, got down on bended knee in […]
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Sunday, July 3rd, Weather

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop in the afternoon and evening hours. The main risks will be lightning and locally heavy rainfall which will be capable of producing flash flooding. Widespread thunderstorms are likely Monday through Thursday. Salida and Buena Vista can expect a high of 79. Look for an...
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Bachelor Nation’s Chase McNary Engaged to Ellie White

Watch: "Bachelor" Alums Reveal Their MOST DRAMATIC Moments. Chase McNary's journey as a single man has come to an end. The Bachelor Nation star is engaged to his girlfriend Ellie White after two years of dating. "It was always you," Chase wrote on Instagram on July 2, alongside photos and...

Chaffee County Patriots Set Town Hall and Get Ready to Wave

The Chaffee County Patriots have planned a town hall for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 at which Beth Ritchie from BV Hope will join critically acclaimed author John DiGirolamo who will discuss his new book, “It’s Not About the Sex”. Organizers say the book features true stories...

Summit County marinas fully staffed, almost fully booked

Rental boats are nearly 100% booked through the high season in Summit County, according to a memo to Dillon town staff and a statement from Frisco Bay Marina General Manager Logan Snyder. Dillon Marina Director Craig Simpson said the high season goes from July through late August, about the time when students return to school.

CPW embarks on search for long-lost Yellowfin cutthroat trout

SALIDA, Colo. — After confirming the existence of two trout species that were believed to be extinct, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) aquatic biologists are on a quest to find the Yellowfin cutthroat trout which was last seen in 1904. CPW had confirmed the existence of the native Greenback cutthroat trout and the San Juan […]
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Silverthorne appoints two to Planning Commission

The Town Council of Silverthorne appointed Mike Bohlender and Leanne Shaw to the town’s Planning Commission. Town Council conducted interviews of candidates to the Planning Commission on June 8 and June 29 during its work sessions. The two openings were created when two planning commissioners were elected to the Town Council earlier this year. Members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the council for overlapping terms of three years while alternates serve terms of one year.
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Silverthorne eyes commercial portion of Smith Ranch workforce housing development

Silverthorne leadership is positioning itself to begin the second phase of Smith Ranch, the town’s workforce housing aimed at lower to middle income families. This second phase is the commercial phase that town staff planned to go along with the first phase of the development. This is not to be confused with the other Smith Ranch Phase Two, which was the additional 37 homes that were added to the first phase’s 60 homes. In the first portion of Smith Ranch, there were five phases of for-sale homes. Town staff said on Wednesday that they will look for another name to use to ease some of the confusion.
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All Family & Intercultural Resource Center locations will be closed July 4-11

Starting on Monday, July 4, all Family & Intercultural Resource Center facilities will be closed. This includes the Dillon Community Food Market, the Breckenridge Thrift and Treasure, and the family center’s offices. The family center’s webpage has a list of resources where you can access food while the centers...
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This week in history July 1, 1922: Masked ball a success, theater closes and Fourth of July plans

This week in history as reported by The Summit County Journal the week of July 1, 1922. Last evening had a parade, firecrackers and more for the 37th annual mask ball of the local tribe of Red Men. It was claimed to be the most successful mask ball from any standpoint. There was a great crowd in attendance, the floor being well filled with maskers and almost as large a crowd of spectators.

Friday, July 1st Weather

Numerous thunderstorms will be possible through Monday. Locally heavy rain could produce flash flooding, especially over are burn scars. Salida and Buena Vista can expect a high of 79. Look for an overnight low of 51. The San Luis Valley will see a high of 69, a low of 45.

Applications Open for Countywide Non-Profit Grant & In-Kind Funding Requests

The 2023 Grant Application Program opens on Friday, July 1, 2022. The Town of Frisco is proud to offer support to our local non-profits through a yearly grant process. Every year the Town provides an opportunity for non-profits seeking support to apply through a countywide grant program. The Towns of Frisco, Breckenridge, Silverthorne, and Dillon accept applications for cash and in-kind grants once a year.

Public Libraries Announce Free English As a Second Language Summer Classes

The Learning Source, a nonprofit educational provider has announced its Free Summer Semester English As a Second Language (ESL) Classes for Chaffee and Lake Counties. Provided in partnership with local libraries, the summer semester intensive classes begin July 11 and classes are available to adults in Chaffee and Lake counties.