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Summit County could face strain from #COWaterPlan -- Summit Daily News

From the Summit Daily News (Kevin Fixler):

“Seeing what California is going through, it’s much better to plan ahead than having to react to an emergency,” said Karn Stiegelmeier, one of Summit County’s commissioners, and vice chair of the Colorado Basin Roundtable, a council tasked with management and assessment of the Western Slope’s water supply.

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Recent Snow, Winds Create High Country Dangers

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – It was a busy weekend for the Summit County Rescue Group.

“We had two calls that came in maybe 30 minutes of each other,” team member Charles Pittman told CBS4 on Monday. 189 more words


Skier Triggers 15 Foot Hard Slab | First 'Serious' Avalanche Incident This Season

Not only are avalanches a real possibility during the early season, they can be some of the most dangerous and deadly all season. That hypothesis was tested this past weekend in Summit County, when four avalanche incidents (rated D2 or higher) happened within the county’s boundaries. 290 more words

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Early Season Avalanches Strike Summit County, 1 Skier Injured

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The ski season has just begun, but already the threat of avalanches is underway. There were three slides in Summit County over the weekend, one of which buried a backcountry skier near Breckenridge. 148 more words


Heavy Snow, Accidents Close I-70, Traction Laws In Effect

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Heavy snow was falling in the mountains on Friday which led to accidents and the closure of Interstate 70 along several stretches. 344 more words


Deputies Want Public's Help Identifying 2 Men Who May Have Stolen Truck, Credit Card

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – Summit County deputies need help identifying two people seen in surveillance pictures who may have stolen a truck and credit card from a home in Breckenridge. 85 more words


Flight For Life Nurse Returns To Work After Crash That Killed Pilot

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4)– Flight For Life nurse Matt Bowe returned to work on Tuesday a little more than four months after a helicopter crash that killed the pilot and left the other nurse on board critically injured. 142 more words