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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Grand Opening Celebration of the Summit County North Branch Library

North Branch Library Entrance

Event to include ribbon-cutting, music, and activities in the expanded and remodeled facility

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County officials announced the Grand Opening Celebration of Summit County Library’s North Branch on Saturday, March 23, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

The North Branch library, located at 651 Center Circle in...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: February 6, 2024

VapingSucks.org, the Summit County Anti-Vaping Campaign, Wins International Award

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Digital media campaign uses personal stories to reduce teen tobacco use

The following is a joint press release with Effct.org. 

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Davey Awards, an awards competition recognizing exceptional creative work from around the world, announced that Summit County’s Vaping Sucks campaign r...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 26, 2022

Travel Series Returns to Summit County Libraries

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Local residents share photos, stories, and travel tips from journeys worldwide

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Libraries announced the launch of their 2024 Travel Series – Escape Around the World, taking place at all three locations through March 28th. 

A winter tradition for over 15 years, the Travel Serie...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 26, 2022

Travelers Should Be Prepared for Major Winter Storm in the Mountains

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The following is a joint press release with Summit Fire & EMS, Red White & Blue Fire District, Summit County Sheriff's Office, Colorado State Patrol, Town of Silverthorne, Town of Frisco, Town of Breckenridge, Town of Blue River, and Town of Dillo...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 23, 2024

North Branch Library Temporary Location to Close on January 31

North Branch Library Entrance

Regular library services will be available in Frisco and Breckenridge until the re-opening of the renovated branch in Silverthorne

SUMMIT COUNTY – In anticipation of the opening of the newly remodeled North Branch library, Summit County Library officials today announced the January 31 closure of its temporary library at Silverthorne’s Bluebird Market.  

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Summit County and Town of Breckenridge Announce Lottery for New Workforce Housing

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The Larkspur, located on Airport Road in Breckenridge, will provide 52 units of workforce housing

The following is a joint press release with the Town of Breckenridge.

SUMMIT COUNTY – Officials from both Summit County Government and the Town of Breckenridge announced the upcoming lottery for 52 new, for-rent apartments in Breckenridge. The La...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Summit County Encourages Residents to Test Homes for Radon

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Free kits are available to measure homes for this naturally occurring carcinogen

SUMMIT COUNTY – In observance of Radon Action Month, Summit County Government is encouraging residents to test their homes for this cancer-causing, radioactive gas. Radon naturally occurs at high levels in Summit County and is most easily and accurately d...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: November 10, 2023

Slash Pile Burning Planned on Summit County and Town of Breckenridge Open Space

Pile Burn

Summit County and area fire emergency officials announced prescribed pile burning operations at multiple sites throughout the county to reduce hazardous fuels.

The following is a joint press release with the Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District, Summit Fire & EMS, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control (DFPC) Wildfire Management Section, Colorado State Forest Service, the Summit Cou...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Summit County Partners with Staying in Summit for Senior Housing at Lake Hill

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Proposed workforce housing will include residences focused on a ‘continuum of care’ for seniors, according to officials.

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County’s Board of County Commissioners reaffirmed their partnership with Staying in Summit to develop housing for seniors as part of the Lake Hill workforce housing development located on Lake Dillon between the towns of Dillon and ...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: October 27, 2023

Summit County Wins Best Employer Award

2023 Best of Summit Certificate - Community - Place to Work (More Than 20 Employees)

‘Best Places to Work’ recognition in annual poll is a first for County Government

SUMMIT COUNTY - Summit County Government has been recognized as the 2023 winner of the Summit Daily’s "Best of Summit " awards in the category of "Place to Work (More Than 20 Employees)." 

"A commitment to creating an exce...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: October 5, 2023

Summit County Launches Update of 2009 Comprehensive Plan and Basin Master Plans

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Re-write of plans will serve as guide for County for next twenty years

SUMMIT COUNTY— Summit County, Colorado officials are seeking community input as they kick off the process of updating the 2009 Summit County Comprehensive Plan. The new plan, titled “Blueprint Summit County” will involve a rewrite of the 2009 plan and wil...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: October 12, 2023

Public Health Employee Lynne Easterly Wins Prestigious Tenacious Caregiver Award

A photo of Lynne Easterly holding her her Tenacious Caregiver Award.

Annual award recognizes exceptional commitment and performance of a Nurse-Family Partnership Professional

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Government is proud to announce that Public Health employee, Lynne Easterly, B.S.N., R.N., has been honored with the prestigious Tenacious Caregiver Award for a Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse. This award is pr...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: September 29, 2023

White River National Forest and Summit County Sign Dillon Work Center Lease

Summit County and USFS Officials gathered together to sign a lease for the Dillon Work Center.

Historic lease a monumental step towards solving affordable workforce housing crisis, enabling construction of up to 177 units for US Forest Service and Summit County workforce.

The following is a joint press release with the United States Forest Service

SUMMIT COUNTY – On Wednesday, the White River National Forest and Summit County signed a 50-year lease of the 11-acre Dillon Work Center Administrative Site for the deve...

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Summit County Government