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[BREAKING] Police standoff shuts down highway in Colorado mountain town

UPDATE 2:25 PM: A report from Summit Daily stated that the case involved a person with an arrest warrant. It was determined they were not at the scene. UPDATE 12:00 PM: This road has since reopened. More details about the reason behind the closure will likely emerge in upcoming hours and days. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, police activity has shut down Colorado 9 in both directions at...
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Two Keystone ski patrollers kickstart Beer Dart business idea

Summit County locals Jonathan Cernanec and Ryan Kryak found a way to turn a college drinking game funded by two stimulus checks into a business with over 1,000 products sold. Cernanec and Kryak, now official entrepreneurs, call their garage their “warehouse,” their living room their “assembly room,” and their home in Dillon Valley their “office.”

Eagle Valley Community Foundation: Powerful work toward a healthy community

On any given day at The Community Market, the doors open to a line of local residents patiently waiting their turn to shop. As inflation continues to plague the valley we call home, more residents are finding themselves in greater need of food assistance. Thankfully, The Community Market, a program of the Eagle Valley Community Foundation established in 2018, exists as a scalable food relief effort with the capacity to respond to immediate and long-term food insecurity needs and continues to serve as the main hub for food acquisition today.

Democracy itself is on the ballot in Tuesday’s Colorado primary election

With the June Jan. 6 hearings wrapping up Thursday and Colorado’s primary election set for Tuesday, June 28, the debate over where candidates stand on the 2020 presidential contest – whether they still believe in “the big lie” or the fact of a free and fair election – is raging from Eagle County to Washington, D.C.

Convenient, efficient orthopaedic care nurse practitioner Rayanne Harris provides orthopaedic urgent care in Frisco

There’s no reason to run to the emergency room, pay ER prices and potentially expose yourself to viruses in the waiting room when you visit the urgent care at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery. Located in the Medical Office Building next to St. Anthony Summit Hospital in Frisco, this urgent care is the go-to facility for locals and vistors when it comes to sprains, strains or breaks.

Meet Your Chef: Luis Romero of The Red Lion

Editor’s Note: The Vail Daily is showcasing area chefs in a new series called “Meet Your Chef” so you can learn a bit more about those creating art in the kitchen. If you’re a local chef and would like to be a part of this series, please email Tricia Swenson ( and Sean Naylor (

Could cluster boxes be a solution for local post office challenges?

Since February, a group of representatives from numerous Colorado mountain towns has been meeting with regional United States Postal Service representatives to try and tackle growing challenges with local post office locations. In these meetings, as municipalities air grievances and seek solutions, one option continues to come up: cluster boxes.
Summit Daily News

Blue River Horse Center hosting charity golf tournament

The Blue River Horse Center in Silverthorne is hosting its first-ever charity golf tournament at Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks on Monday, July 18. All proceeds of the event will go to help the local nonprofit which provides equine-based programs to empower children and adults to achieve their life goals.

Registration open for Extreme Camp Vail

Registration is now open for Vail Recreation District’s Extreme Camp Vail. Extreme Camp Vail offers kids an adventure-packed day outside of Vail with two fun-filled, full-day outings scheduled: a trip to Elitch Gardens Theme Park in Denver on Thu, June 30 and a visit to see dinosaur fossils with the Fossil Posse in Wolcott on Thu, July 28.
Summit Daily News

This week in history June 24, 1922: Summer arrives, cattle feed in pastures and ore discovered

This week in history as reported by The Summit County Journal the week of June 24, 1922. High-grade silver ore, 8 feet of it, was recently opened up on the Fredonia mine by misters Peabody and Wheeler, who, together with a number of Denver men, have been working the property for several months. The ore is mostly of a silver chloride nature, and also carries some ruby silver. Specimens have been on display in various places in town during the past 10 days and are subject of much comment.

Colorado Historic Opera Houses Circuit Launches, More Creative Options

The first-ever Colorado Historic Opera Houses Circuit, which connects five mountain opera houses, launched on June 23, 2022. This new cultural heritage travel offering invites visitors to experience Colorado’s Silver Rush past and the enduring importance of arts and culture in today’s remote mountain towns, all within elegant buildings. Colorado Historic Opera Houses Circuit encourages visitors to “step away from their screens and reconnect with the energy of live shows.”

Saturday, June 25th Weather

Thunderstorms are possible again today with widespread moderate to heavy rainfall expected over the weekend. Flash Flooding will be possible over area burn scars. Salida and Buena Vista can expect a high of 76. Look for a low of 56. The San Luis Valley will reach a high of 70....