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.
Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Buyers purchased a record $2.15 billion worth of homes and condos in the metro Denver area last month, but the frenzied pace seen earlier in the year is fading, according to a report Monday from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors.
The Greenwood Village City Council late Monday night narrowly voted down a housing development that had in its plans a controversial bridge over the High Line Canal Trail, a major greenway used by hundreds of thousands of pedestrians and cyclists across the south metro area every year.
Denver writer Harry Maclean is well-versed in evil. The author of four nonfiction works and an Edgar Award winner, he is best known for "In Broad Daylight," about the 1981 murder of a small-town Missouri bully in front of 45 witnesses.