The police blocked hundreds of supporters of the conservative candidate in El Salvador’s presidential election from reaching a hotel where the authorities were doing a final count Monday for the runoff contest.
FRISCO — Sometimes we really do save the best for the last, and in the case of the December gallery, it’s true. No matter that it was a low-snow year, the final month of 2011 ended up being stellar for photography. Instead of big powder dumps, local water ways formed unique ice formations, and the ice sailors had one of their best seasons in years. Please vote in the poll to determine the December image for the 2013 Summit Voice calendar and contact me directly if you’d like to purchase any of the images as prints or gift cards, or visit our online Imagekind gallery.
SUMMIT COUNTY — A local story zoomed to the top of the most-viewed list last week, thanks to tons of social media love via Facebook, Twitter and re-posting in the search and rescue community. Thanks, all! A preview story on the lunar eclipse last weekend and the subsequent photo essay on the eclipse were ranked second and third, with another global warming story right behind that. Matt Krane’s riff on an informative avalanche talk also picked up some traffic, and we rounded out the list with some marine science and weather stories. Click, read and share via your own social media network.
Working women in Colorado are losing ground in their push for pay equality with men. Women working full-time in Colorado earned a median weekly salary of $750 in 2012, which is 78.3 percent of the $958 median weekly wage earned by men in the state, according to a report Tuesday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
No one was more ticked off the Broncos didn't give the Seattle Seahawks a better Super Bowl fight than John Elway. The Broncos' general manager and head of football operations has turned his competitive rage into action with the opening of free agency Tuesday.
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Jared Allen overplayed their hand. John Elway moved on. Elway, the Broncos' general manager, signed Talib, the former New England Patriot, to a six-year, $57 million contract, the team confirmed.