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11 months 1 week ago

White leads the way in slopestyle qualifier

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Shaun White looked every bit as good on the slopestyle course Friday as he did in the halfpipe the day before, finishing first in preliminaries at the year's opening Olympic qualifying event. The slopestyle competition, making its Olympic debut in Sochi next year, is where the...

1 year 7 months ago

Breckenridge resort proposes more summer activities

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Vail Resorts Inc. has submitted another proposal to the U.S. Forest Service for summer activities at one of its Colorado ski resorts. This time, it's Breckenridge. The Broomfield-based company previously submitted a comprehensive summer activities plan for Vail, where activities should be ready for the public...

2 years 5 months ago

Man arrested in Breckenridge slaying

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Police have made an arrest in the death of a 45-year-old man whose body was found at a trailhead near a Breckenridge resort. The Summit Daily News reports 50-year-old Gregory Scott Gavin was arrested Thursday near Keystone and faces charges of second-degree murder and tampering with...

2 years 5 months ago

Body found near trail in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Investigators have submitted evidence to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation for analysis as they try to find who killed a man whose body was found at a trailhead near Breckenridge. The Summit County coroner has said 45-year-old Summit County resident Karl Fred Kohler died of blunt...

2 years 9 months ago

Snow has skiers and businesses anxious

Colorado's recent snow has caused headaches for some; blocking off roads and shutting down schools. However, skiers and snowboarders aren't too upset; it's the snow they've been waiting for. The stores that keep them stocked up are happy to see it too. "Definitely a big sigh of relief,"...

3 years 1 month ago

Breckenridge issues pet ban for events

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Pet owners in Breckenridge could face fines of up to $100 if they take their pets to events where pets are prohibited. The new measure passed by the town council prohibits animals from attending no-pet events unless they are involved in the event, Breckenridge...

3 years 3 months ago

Breckenridge sues online companies over taxes

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Breckenridge has filed a class-action lawsuit against more than 20 online travel companies claiming the agencies failed to pay the full lodging and sales taxes owed to the town for rooms the sites have sold. Breckenridge says companies like Expedia have been purchasing rooms from...

3 years 10 months ago

Child left in cold van

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A Silverthorne man is suspected of leaving a child in a van for at least two hours during a frigid day in Breckenridge. Police say Michael Sanchez faces a misdemeanor charge of child abuse with no injury and is expected in court Friday. The Summit...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado Springs Beer Fest this weekend

If you love micro-brews, this is your weekend to sample lots of beers and mingle with like-minded aficionados. The Springs Beer Fest will be held Saturday at Antlers Park in downtown Colorado Springs. You may sample beers from more than 30 brewers eat amazing food and enjoy live music....

4 years 5 months ago

Skiing up at several Colorado resorts

Vail Resorts Inc. says skier visits at its five resorts this season were up 2.5 percent from last season, after a strong spring. The company said Monday that skier visits during the quarter that ended April 30 rose 4.6 percent from last season to about 3.2 million. The company...

4 years 9 months ago

Explosion rocks Breckenridge mansion

A remodeling project gone bad is being blamed for an explosion at the most expensive home in Summit County. One person was hospitalized after the explosion Monday in the house where lacquer was being sprayed as part of a remodeling project. Fire officials say lacquer is highly flammable and...

4 years 11 months ago

Breckenridge prepares to decriminalize pot

Laws carrying out voter-approved decriminalization of marijuana in the mountain resort of Breckenridge are nearly complete. The town council has approved draft regulations making it legal for adults 21 and older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana. The draft ordinance would also allow people to have paraphernalia and...

5 years 4 days ago

Colorado Springs ice skater killed

A 14-year-old girl from Colorado Springs has died, after a skiing accident at Breckenridge. Witnesses say Haley Gans was skiing fast on an intermediate trail, when she hit a tree. Gans was flown to the Breckenridge Medical Center by flight for life, where she was pronounced dead. Her cause...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Breckenridge legalizes pot

The ski town of Breckenridge has voted overwhelmingly to decriminalize marijuana possession. Early returns Tuesday night showed the proposal winning with 72 percent of the vote. Breckenridge is poised to clear adults over 21 to have up to 1 ounce of marijuana. The measure is largely symbolic, though....

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