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Friday Apr 18 | Denver Post

Daily Digest: The best hope for life on another planet, plus 9 more stories

Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast , Denver traffic information , and the stories that will be talked about today, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Friday Apr 18 | Denver Post

Town of Montezuma election is focus of election-fraud investigation

This teeny town at a dirt-street dead end high in the mountains of Summit County has long been included on lists of Colorado ghost towns.

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Related Topix: Montezuma, CO, Life, Holidays, April Fool's Day

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare

There are 3,069 counties in the United States and 64 here in Colorado. Larimer County is 2,640 square miles in size while Arlington County Virginia is 26 square miles and North Slope Borough, Alaska is 87,860 square miles.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Jefferson County, CO, Opinion

Boulder Weekly

Ill winds paint dusty picture for Colorado snowpack

Along with sandhill cranes and antelopes, snow-weary mountain dwellers often migrate en masse to warmer spots in the spring, heading to the Desert Southwest to take a break from skiing.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

TheDenverChannel

Michigan man accused in deadly Frisco fight

A Michigan resident faces murder charges in Summit County after a local man died following a fight at a motel.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Colorado County Bullies Couple into Handing Over Land for Non-Use

The Barries, Ceil and Andy, of Summit County, Colorado, have been fighting their local government, which was trying to use eminent domain to seize their land and keep it "open space."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Owners end legal fight, sell land to Summit County

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Related Topix: Nigel Bennett, Breckenridge, CO

TheDenverChannel

Stop sticks end I-70 police chase over Vail Pass

Wind Advisory issued April 16 at 10:04AM MDT expiring April 16 at 3:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Huerfano, Las Animas Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Michigan man arrested in Frisco motel homicide case

Early Monday, the Frisco Police Department and the Summit County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an attack at the Snowshoe Motel in Frisco, according to the Summit County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Frisco, CO

The Gazette

Injured Summit County moose calf improving

A moose calf with an injured leg is continuing to improve after Colorado wildlife officials asked people in Silverthorne to leave the animal alone.

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Related Topix: Silverthorne, CO

303 Magazine

One Final Run: Top End-of-Season Ski Resort Parties

It's no secret this weekend is going to be massive in the Mile High. Between the first ever 420 with legalized marijuana sales , a gigantic live music-laden two day celebration in Civic Center Park, back-to-back sold out Red Rocks shows, Easter Sunday egg hunts, and a warming weather pattern showing the first signs of summer, there is no shortage ... (more)

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Related Topix: Breckenridge, CO, Vail, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Aspen Times

Technology in the mountains: Upgrades happen at a slower pace

This EAGLE-Net map shows the construction of the EAGLE-Net network across the state of Colorado.Green lines show a completed network, blue lines are under development and red lines are planned for future development.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Aspen, CO, Eagle County, CO, Frisco, CO, Dillon, CO

Summit County Voice

Morning photo: Here and there

A couple of quick jaunts through Summit County this weekend yielded a few decent snapshot, including the muted sunset in the first image, brought to life with th iPhone's HDR option, not to mention some Instagram editing.

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Related Topix: iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPhone App

Summit County Voice

Breck snowfall above average 4 months in a row

Another month of above-normal snowfall has put Breckenridge on track for its fourth-snowiest winter on record, according to National Weather Service observer Rick Bly, who measured 37.4 inches at his backyard gauge.

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Related Topix: Breckenridge, CO, Weather, Dillon, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

County plays key role in recovery

There are 3,069 counties in the United States and 64 here in Colorado. Larimer County is 2,640 square miles in size while Arlington County, Va., is 26 square miles and North Slope Borough, Alaska, is 87,860 square miles.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Jefferson County, CO, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Aspen Times

Budget slashed 18 percent for White River forest

The conundrum Hot Springs is a popular destination that's part of the White River National Forest, managed by the U.S. Forest Service, which has seen its 2014 budget drop $4.24 million, or 18 percent, from 2013.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

The Summit Daily News

Summit County recognizes Road & Bridge director for 40 years of service

John Polhemus, director of Summit County Road & Bridge, sitting in the chair he finds most comfortable, behind the wheel of a snowplow.

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Related Topix: Dillon, CO

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Summit Daily News

Summit County hosts annual prescription drug take-back day

Summit County government invites residents to give their medicine cabinets a spring cleaning by bringing unused, unwanted and expired medications to the 9Health Fair from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, at Summit High School.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Family, Kids, Drug Enforcement Administration

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Summit County Voice

Morning photo: Emergent

Summit County gleamed white once again after a quick overnight storm dropped a few more inches of snow, the latest wave in a seemingly endless onslaught of winter.

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Related Topix: Weather, Dillon, CO, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Fri Mar 28, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Man dies after hitting tree while skiing at Keystone Resort

The victim, identified by the Summit County Coroner's Office as Lee Hurley of Charlotte, N.C., died because of blunt force trauma.

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