Jewelry thieves at large after Main Street Breck heist

A pair of jewelry thieves are at large after stealing multiple items from a store on Main Street Breckenridge. The two were caught on camera this past Saturday at Jewels on Main Street, as the man distracted an employee and the woman stole jewelry. Breckenridge Police Department calls this an active investigation. Police have not […]

Snowshoer walks off 30-foot cornice in Breckenridge whiteout

A snowshoer walked off a cornice during a whiteout on Mt. Baldy on April 28, and then sparked two avalanches trying to climb out. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center reports the solo snowshoer was retreating from the summit of Mt. Baldy, a 13,690-foot peak just east of Breckenridge, when a fast-moving snowstorm shrouded the peak. […]

UPDATE: Body found in Summit Cove identified as Dillon man

UPDATE April 30: A 27-year-old Dillon man, Fernando Ruiz Hernandez, has been identified as the person found dead near Summit Cove late Saturday. Cause of death is pending autopsy. Authorities still do not suspect foul play. Our original report from April 28: The Summit County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of a body near […]

Road closures and plenty of snow from Winter Storm in Summit County

The snow just keeps on coming and has caused major road trouble. There were multiple closures on I-70, with the latest around 11:45 am along I-70 eastbound near Copper Mountain due to an accident, and also I-70 eastbound near Herman Gulch also due to an accident. The Herman Gulch incident started to clear up around […]

Teen’s death in Eagle County investigated as homicide

Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a disturbance Wednesday just before 10pm at Second Street Park in Gypsum. There they found that several teenagers had been involved in an argument or fight and one teenager was seriously injured. He’s been identified as Jackson Davis, a ninth grader at Eagle Valley High School. […]

The Warmup: A fiercely shy big mountain skier lets her skiing do the talking 

Today on THE WARMUP: We’re talking with two of the rippingest young skiers on Team Summit.  Ask Emma Litwiller what she loves about big-mountain skiing, and she’ll think for a second, before shyly giving you the only correct answer.   “I like face shots,” Emma tells Krystal 93 news director Phil Lindeman. “I like going off […]

‘Smart’ speed signs coming soon to I-70 near Vail 

Coming soon to I-70 at Dowd Junction between Vail and Beaver Creek are speed limit signs with a brain.  “We’re implementing algorithms that are tied to the weather stations,” says Andi Staley with CDOT, explaining the next generation of variable speed limit signs, known as VSL signs. “We’re starting to get a lot more automation […]

Math is failing at Summit Middle School. Is there money for new curriculum? 

The message is clear as two plus two: Math needs help at Summit Middle School.  In a letter to the school board, a district accountability committee calls math a “known gap” at Summit Middle. The committee wants next year’s budget to pay for new math curriculum.  Middle school math scores are spiraling in Summit and […]

USFS playing catchup at Summit’s over-loved trailheads 

Summit County is the hottest destination in the nation’s busiest forest.   In five years, from 2017 to 2022, visits to the Dillon Ranger District soared from 12.5 million people annually to nearly 19 million people annually, according to the most recent U.S. Forest Service survey.  And ski resorts are not to blame.  “If you think […]