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.
Metro-area faith leaders say a $1.8 billion plan to widen a portion of Interstate 70 in northeast Denver should be scuttled because it is a public health threat and will break up low-income families in the area.
Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
A river of sheep is rolling down Colorado 13 toward Meeker. Bells are clanking, nervous ewes baaaing and 9,520 hooves clicking down a state highway that can only be called an icy mess. Tanker trucks bound for the oil fields nose through the herd that parts and fills in again behind them. Snow plows aggressively scrape right up to the sheep, creating ovine pa […]