Dillon “amps” up the summer shows

All this past week there was a flurry of concert announcements for the Dillon Amphitheater — Ryan Bingham, Maren Morris, Kaleo, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, Railroad Earth. And that’s just one week. This summer there will also be free shows with the Town of Dillon’s Free Mountain Music Monday Concerts. The first one […]

Pot hits a hole in Breck – What happened?  

Breckenridge pot shops hit a new low this January: For the first time since legalization 10 years ago sales fell below $1 million.   Town tax reports were just released, showing every shop in Breck combined for $835,000 in profits, down 23 percent in a year, down 44 percent from the record highs of 2021.   Even […]

The Warmup: A faster, fiercer Lady Tigers lacrosse team 

Today on THE WARMUP we’re talking to senior co-captains on the Lady Tigers lacrosse team.  “We’re all excited to be here,” Ella Rader says. “We all are working hard when we are here, and we’re taking advantage of coming to practice. We want to win games.”  Krystal 93 met up with Rader and co-captain Chloe […]

Another Silverthorne fast food joint soon to be razed at Exit 205  

Chase Bank is taking over the old Arby’s location in Silverthorne.   Chase will demolish the restaurant to build a bank with drive-up ATM.   The owner of that property, The Bailey Company, has owned it since 1984. Bailey Company is working with Chase to redevelop the site.   Here is what town staff had to say about […]

Local towns rally $300K to keep FIRC food market stocked 

For the first time in 30 years, the Family and Intercultural Resource Center is pleading with local towns: Help us keep our food markets stocked.  “Summit families do not earn enough income to meet all of their basic needs and are typically one emergency away from losing their housing,” the FIRC’s Carl Decker told Frisco […]

A hitchhiking marmot finds its way home with the CPW wildlife transport team 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife needs your help saving birds and small animals when they get into trouble.  It’s called the Summit County wildlife transport team – and it’s never a dull moment.   Longtime volunteer Lisa Kendall tells us the story of a hitch-hiking marmot’s long journey back home:  “These folks had been hiking at McCullough […]

How one teacher’s post-COVID gamble turned into a career 

Today we are IN THE CLASSROOM at Little Red Schoolhouse in Breckenridge, where pre-K teacher Kristen Rowley and her students have been spending a lot of time with one colorful book.  “They are very into ‘The Foot Book’ by Doctor Seuss,” she laughs.  It’s one of the good doctor’s more obscure classics, but like every […]

Peak 7 road rage shooting sends local man to jail 

A 28-year-old Summit County man will serve a week in jail for a violent bout of road rage last September.  Tucker Harness has pleaded guilty to felony menacing and misdemeanor reckless endangerment, according to Summit County courts. He fired a gun at another car on Peak 7 in Breckenridge. The bullet barely missed the other […]

Woman arrested 1,100 miles from scene of fatal Edwards hit-and-run 

A 24-year-old woman is the lead suspect in a fatal hit-and-run from nearly three months ago on U.S. Highway 6 near Edwards.  Authorities arrested Sidney Whitmarsh late last week in Clarendon, Arkansas. She is charged with three felonies, including vehicular homicide, for hitting and killing Mario Romero, 43, after dark in early January.  Colorado State […]

These 2 models are the most-stolen vehicles in Colorado 

Colorado State Patrol has good-ish news for car owners: Car theft is improving statewide after soaring to record highs in 2022.   State patrol says reported car theft was down 21 percent in 2023.  But car theft today is worse than five years ago. And car thieves are still getting away with it: less than 15 […]