Elle Belle Mine Continues Current Operations as South Park Aggregates Retracts Permit Application
South Park Aggregates, LLC has retracted its Temporary Use Permit application. This permit would have allowed a portable asphalt and concrete batch plant at the Elle Belle Mine in Park County, Colorado. The company's decision was based on the need to ensure the safety of Elle Belle staff and supporters.
Tuesday, February 27th Weather
Periods of heavy snow will continue through tonight along the Divide and west. The lower elevations will see a rain/snow mix. Damaging winds and critical fire weather conditions are forecast once again for areas east of the Divide. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 43. A low...
UPDATE: Colorado Highway 9 north of Silverthorne reopens following fatal crash
2:30 p.m.: Colorado Highway 9 north of Silverthorne has reopened after a 4.5-hour closure caused by a fatal crash Monday morning, Feb. 26. 1:45 p.m.: The highway is still closed in both directions, according to an update from the Colorado Department of Transportation at 1:44 p.m. 1 p.m.: Colorado Highway...
Crews close parts of I-70 in snowy conditions
Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Georgetown on Tuesday morning. Heavy snow has been falling in the Colorado mountains on Tuesday.CDOT called their closure at 9:45 a.m. a "safety closure." It's not clear how long the closure will be place.Further west in Summit County, Summit Fire & EMS shared a photo of near-whiteout conditions and wrote on Facebook: "Now would be a good time to not be out on the roads. Have another cup of coffee and wait until the storm recedes and the roads are better."
🚧 Update: I-70 Closed in Both Directions Near Frisco, Colorado Due to Multiple Crashes
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Colorado. Travelers in the Frisco, Colorado, area are experiencing significant delays as a result of two separate incidents on Interstate 70. According to the latest alerts, the westbound lanes of I-70 are closed at Mile Point 201 due to a single-vehicle rollover crash. Compounding the situation, a new update from user @derek5280 informs us that there has been an additional crash at Mile Point 220, which has resulted in the closure of I-70 in both directions. Additionally, eastbound I-70 has also been closed at Mile Point 201. As of now, authorities have not provided an estimated time for when the interstate will reopen. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to seek alternative routes if possible. #KnowBeforeYouGo.
Experience Buena Vista Through Its 4 Most Delectable Pizzas
In this article, we explore four exceptional pizzerias in Buena Vista. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their offerings yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Top 4 Must-Visit Pubs in Dillon: A Local's Guide
This article presents a tour of four exceptional pubs in Dillon. Have you had the chance to visit any of these spots? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Heavy mountain snow expected Tuesday
Brace for a winter blast as heavy snow hits the mountains! Colorado's high country anticipates significant accumulation, with the Front Range seeing rain to snow transition. Strong winds are expected to reduce visibility, challenging travel. Breckenridge's snowplows are in action, ensuring ski areas are primed for spring break crowds.
Colorado Avalanche Information Center issues avalanche watch across High Country
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center issued an avalanche watch for the High Country this week, including areas in Summit County. The avalanche danger is rated as considerable in the Summit County region as of Tuesday, Feb. 28, but areas near the Aspen, Crested Butte, Gunnison region and the areas around Durango and Pagosa Springs are rated as high. Popular backcountry destinations such as Berthoud Pass and Rocky Mountain National Park should be avoided, starting Monday evening and lasting through Wednesday morning.
The Disco Biscuits Confirm September 2024 Colorado Run
The Disco Biscuits will return to Colorado in September 2024. The three-night mountain run is set to take place September 6 – 8. On September 6, tDB will make their debut at the picturesque Dillon Amphitheater in Dillon, Colorado. The band will then head to the scenic Mishawaka Amphitheatre for a two-night stand September 7 and 8.
Park County leaders approve businessman's controversial waste transfer station
The Park County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to approve a white tent-like structure off of Highway 285, the focal point of a major community conflict.
From drag performances to ski parades, Keystone Resort has a chock-full queer ski weekend ahead
Mountain Pride’s executive director Mads Partridge headed into the 2023-24 ski season reminiscing on the success of a queer ski day her nonprofit put on last season at Beaver Creek Resort. She remembered how important it was for the skiers and riders who participated with their community to have...
Sunday, February 25th Weather
Unseasonably warm and breezy conditions continue today. Winds will be gusting to 40 mph. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 55. A low of 35. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 47, a low of 27. Leadville and Fairplay look for a high of...
Colorado Authorities Seek Information on Dispensary Burglary
Park County, CO – Park County Deputies are looking to the public for assistance to identify multiple suspects involved in a burglary at a local dispensary. According to the Park County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at the High Country Healing dispensary in Alma on January 28th. Despite the poor quality of surveillance images, officials highlight the suspects’ matching jackets as a distinctive feature.
Frisco, CO Rolls Out a New Waste Reduction Business Grant to Support its New Plastic-Ban Ordinances
Frisco launched a new Waste Reduction Business Grant to encourage Frisco businesses to foster innovation around waste reduction. The grant was propelled by the passage of ordinances intended to reduce waste in the town. The ordinances include a ban on polystyrene to-go containers; the elimination of single-use plastic water bottles; a request-only requirement for single-use take out items, and a requirement to have paper bags with 100% recycled materials.
Spice Up Your Life: Discover 3 Outstanding Mexican Eateries in Breckenridge
This article presents a guide to three exceptional Mexican restaurants in Breckenridge. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Sheriff’s log details ‘private image’ extortion scam, tourist death investigation, slopeside assault and more
Multiple scams, disturbances, thefts and disputes kept the Summit County Sheriff’s Office busy last week. Records show deputies were involved in a tourist death investigation, slopeside assault and an extortion scam involving “private images.” The following incidents occurred between Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Sunday, Feb. 18, according to a weekly summary of notable calls for service published by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
Savor the Flavor: Three Must-Try Pizzas in Frisco
This article presents three noteworthy pizzerias in Frisco. Have you had the chance to experience any of these pizza havens? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Today the gas price is close to $3.36 in Fairplay as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Mine shaft ejects wall of water onto Breckenridge home
For 30 years Brent Weakley and his family have enjoyed spending time at their home east of Breckenridge as an escape from everything else. They've known about the mine shaft in the backyard since they moved in, and they've never had any issues with the trickle of water that runs from it. Until now. Weakley was thankfully nearby when a massive amount of water started to gush out of the side of the mountain, took out a popular hiking trail, and came right for their home."We were successful in diverting a third to half of the water flow," Weakley said. "Until it...