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Woman's body found on mountain in Colorado

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on Lookout Mountain, near Golden, on Tuesday morning. Officials believe that the woman was in her 30's at the time of her death. Investigators believe that there is no clear threat to the public,...
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Breckenridge passes first reading of short-term rental regulations

After 10 months of research and discussion about how to handle short-term rentals in the town of Breckenridge, council members unanimously approved the first readings of two bills that creates a map that is intended to keep more short-term rental units in tourism areas rather than neighborhoods. Dozens of property...
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Unsheltered in Summit looks for new home for the unhoused in Frisco

Unsheltered in Summit is seeking a new location for its safe parking program after Breckenridge notified the group it would lose its location at the Summit County Justice Center on Sept. 30. The program gives folks temporarily living out of their cars a place to park and stay overnight. Stakeholders...

El Rancho in Evergreen Is for Sale...Again

"The process will move fairly quickly," says Steve Madura, SVP of Illinois-based Hilco Real Estate, which has been retained to run the sale of the 75-year-old El Rancho in Evergreen. News of the sale comes on the heels of a messy situation for the historic lodge-style building. El Rancho became...
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6-day Breck Epic mountain bike race begins Sunday, Aug. 14

Summit County’s version of the Tour de France, the Breck Epic, will return to the region’s trails from Sunday, Aug. 14, to Friday Aug. 19. Similar to the multistage cycling race that takes place primarily in France, the Breck Epic spans across six days on six separate stages where competitors complete big, backcountry mountain bike loops that range anywhere from 35 to 50 miles long.
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Breckenridge Town Council to vote on first reading of short-term rental regulations

Editor’s note: The Town Council moved its work session to 2 p.m. on Tuesday. This story has been updated to reflect that. Town council members in Breckenridge will vote on the first reading of two pieces of legislation that aim to put short-term rental regulations in place. The council’s regular session meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Barbara Howes 1937-2022

Barbara Alice Howes (née Parmentier), a 47-year resident of Golden, Colo., and former attendance secretary of Golden High School, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. She was surrounded by her loving husband and doting children. Barbara is survived by her husband, Terry Gene Howes; her three children,...

Road race to benefit Alpine Rescue Team draws hundreds

Sunday was the day Kelly Brown had been waiting and preparing for.  "I'm going to run for the first time," she said. "The first finish line since my accident in September." She is running the Evergreen Town Race in more ways than one. She is running the 5k.  "Jogging, walking it's going to be a combination of the two," she said, "I just want to finish." And she is organizing the event which is back for the first time in 2 years.  "It's super special," Kelly said. The race raises money for Alpine Rescue Team and that's why Kelly is so adamant that it go off...

Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band Debut ‘Gravity’ At Red Rocks: Pro-Shot Video

Tedeschi Trucks Band shared pro-shot video featuring their debut performance of “Gravity.” The original was first played live by the TTB at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on July 29. “Gravity” appears on Tedeschi Trucks Band’s recently released studio album, I Am The Moon: III....

Cherries and rhubarb

From the Breckenridge kitchen of tv chef Christy Rost. ¾ cup cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch cubes. ½ teaspoon almond extract (optional) 1 tablespoon sparkling sugar or 2 teaspoons granulated sugar. 10-inch round tart pan with removable bottom. Place flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt into...

Denver will pay $48,000 to settle claim that people with disabilities were overcharged to see Red Rocks shows

Denver will pay $47,950.90 to settle a discrimination claim that alleged wheelchair-accessible seats at Red Rocks Amphitheatre were more expensive than non-accessible seats in the iconic city-owned venue. Amy Fink, a concertgoer who after six years of cancer treatment uses a wheelchair, first brought the complaint to the U.S. Department...