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2010-10-21 00:00:41

Mark Gossman and his wife Stephanie, help families and groups find Breckenridge Vacation Rentals and Accommodations in Breckenridge, Colorado. Specializing in large private homes and condos that are family friendly. Breckenridge, CO (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Each year guests and local residents of Summit County, Colorado, which includes the towns of Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne, participate in the annual "Best of Summit" awards. This year Mark Gossman of Resort Town...

2008-07-29 09:00:46

By Bill Scanlon Two Summit County lawmakers will announce plans today to introduce two bills that would make it harder for government agencies to shut down local dams and roads in the name of national security. Summit County residents and officials are hopping mad about how Denver Water shut down Lake Dillon Dam Road two weeks ago, declaring a terrorism threat but giving no specifics on how serious that threat was. Firefighters said the closing put lives at risk because they could not...

2008-07-27 00:00:24

By Lisa Ryckman Nearly 50 years ago, they picked up the town of Dillon and moved it up the mountain to make way for the future. Denver's future, that is. The site of the original town now lies at the bottom of Lake Dillon, the main water supply for the thirsty Denver area and the economic lifeblood of new Dillon, now a charming mountain town few people thought would survive way back when. Today, Dillon residents consider Lake Dillon theirs. They work near it, play on it and look out...

2008-07-23 09:00:39

Fishing hot spot: Blue River * Why here? The river is dropping and clear; trout are rising. * What's hot? Caddis have been hatching from Dillon Dam to Green Mountain Reservoir; midges, pale-morning-duns and green drakes also are on the water. * Fly box: Elk-Hair-Caddis, PMD and green-drake dry flies; Pheasant Tail, Hare's Ear and Prince Nymphs. * Best times: Caddis hatch in the mornings and afternoons, PMDS in the mornings and green drakes in the afternoon. * How to get there: From...

2008-07-12 09:00:25

By Bill Scanlon Several Summit County government officials asked a judge Friday to override Denver Water's decision to close the Lake Dillon Dam Road, a move by the utility to foil a possible terrorist attack at Dillon Reservoir. The complaint, filed in Summit County District Court, said the closure makes access for emergencies "extremely low." Earlier Friday, firefighters racing along the dam road to reach an injured bicyclist were stymied when they had to leave a voice mail requesting...

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Bill Scanlon A retractable fence to allow emergency vehicles to use Dillon Dam Road should be installed soon, Denver Water officials said Wednesday. But Summit County officials remain hopping mad at Tuesday's announcement by Denver Water that the dam road would be closed because of concerns that a terrorist act could breach the dam, threatening residents and water supplies. The road was closed just after midnight and right now vehicles can't get through. Fire officials said the...


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