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2 years 2 months ago

Drought meetings start for Summit County

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) - Summit County officials are seeking options to deal with a severe drought. County officials are holding a meeting Tuesday after the National Integrated Drought Information System declared a severe drought in Summit County and the Colorado River Basin. The meeting is sponsored by the Colorado River...

3 years 1 month ago

Evacuation warnings lifted for Montezuma

MONTEZUMA, Colo. (AP) - Summit County sheriff's officials say a creek's level in the town of Montezuma east of Keystone has dropped two feet, prompting the lifting of voluntary evacuation orders. Summit County Sheriff John Minor says a blocked culvert threatened to flood a road at Peru Creek following...

3 years 1 month ago

Evacuation order lifted in Summit County

MONTEZUMA, Colo. (AP) - Summit County sheriff's officials say a creek's level in the town of Montezuma east of Keystone has dropped two feet, prompting the lifting of voluntary evacuation orders. Summit County Sheriff John Minor says a blocked culvert threatened to flood a road at Peru Creek following heavy...

3 years 4 months ago

Summit County proposes more mail-in ballots

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - The Summit County clerk and recorder's office is proposing that primaries and November elections in odd-numbered years in the county be conducted completely by mail. By law, in-person and early voting polls have to be available for mid-term and presidential elections. At a work...

3 years 8 months ago

Search Underway on Quandry Peak

A search is still underway on Quandary Peak in Summit County for a missing climber. The search began around 9:00 pm Saturday and resumed again this morning. Both ground and air search crews are combing the area where fresh snow was falling last night.The search began shortly after calls from...

4 years 5 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 5 months ago

Poacher kills lynx in Summit County

One of the first lynx released in Colorado to restore the cats to the state has been killed by a poacher. The Colorado Division of Wildlife says the 13-year-old female lynx trapped in Canada and released in southwest Colorado in 1999 was killed last weekend in Summit County. ...

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