Boy, 6, hit and killed while riding bike in Breckenridge
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy died after he was hit by a pickup while riding his bicycle in Breckenridge.
The Summit Daily reports the boy, whose name has not been...
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a skier who died after hitting a tree at Breckenridge was a 10-year-old girl from Florida.
The Summit Daily reports the Destin, Florida girl crashed on...
Hollingshead’s late goal lifts FC Dallas over Rapids
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead scored the go-ahead goal in the 82nd minute and FC Dallas beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday.
Thomas Roberts found Zdenek Ondrasek open on the...
Coroner: Colorado skier died from acute heart failure
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the skier who died after he was found unconscious at a Colorado ski resort last week.
The Summit Daily News reported Monday that the Summit...
Colorado town cancels 4th of July fireworks display
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado town has cancelled plans for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to safety and other concerns.
The Summit Daily reported Monday that the town of...
Another Colorado community scraps July 4th fireworks
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Another Colorado mountain community is canceling its annual fireworks display and working on other ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Reto Ziegler and Bryan Acosta scored second-half goals and FC Dallas beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday.
Ziegler opened the scoring in the 53rd minute, beating...
Avalanche sends plume of snow on I-70 in Colorado
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — An avalanche startled motorists and sent a plume of snow over a section of Interstate 70 in Colorado.
It happened Sunday in Ten Mile Canyon between Frisco and Copper...
Former US defender Fernando Clavijo dies at 63
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fernando Clavijo, a surprise starter for the 1994 U.S. World Cup team who went on to a long coaching and management career in Major League Soccer, has died. He was 63.
FC Dallas said he died Friday at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from multiple myeloma. Clavijo was the team's technical director from March 2002 until he stepped down last September because of his health.
Electricity blackouts hit some Colorado schools, ski areas
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Power has been restored to communities in the Colorado mountains, an Xcel Energy spokesman said Friday after problems in the area's natural gas system prompted rolling electric blackouts.
Former dentist pleads guilty in illegal prescription case
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A former Colorado dentist accused of illegally distributing prescriptions for sedatives and painkillers has pleaded guilty.
The Summit Daily News reports 42-year-old Bonifacio Guillena pleaded guilty Monday in a Summit County court to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Breckenridge resort extends ski season through Memorial Day
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado resort plans to extend its ski and snowboard season through Memorial Day.
The Summit Daily News reports the Breckenridge Ski Resort announced last week that it will stay open until late May for first time since the mid-1990s.
The resort says it aims to extend future seasons as well, depending on weather and other conditions.
Breckenridge Ski Resort extends season through Memorial Day
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Breckenridge Ski Resort is planning to extend this year's ski and snowboard season by more than a month, into late May.
The Summit Daily News reports the resort originally announced an April 21 closing date but will remain open through Memorial Day on May 27, subject to approval by the U.S. Forest Service.
Skier who died on Quandary Peak in Summit County identified
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a backcountry skier who died on Quandary Peak in Colorado's Summit County.
The Summit Daily News reports 22-year-old Peter Wing, of Denver, was skiing with a companion when he fell Sunday morning at about 13,400 feet (4,084 meters) elevation. Coroner Regan Wood says Wing died of blunt-force injuries.
Colorado AG releases report on youth suicide causes
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A study finds that poor economies and the associated stress on families and adolescents is a common factor for high teen suicide rates in rural areas of Colorado.
Authorities ID Illinois skier who died at Breckenridge
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 71-year-old skier who died at Breckenridge.
The Summit Daily reports William Hass, of Northbrook, Illinois, was found unconscious on a run Monday afternoon. It does not appear that he crashed into anything while skiing, and Summit County Coroner Regan Wood says Hass died of natural causes.
Transportation officials change avalanche mitigation system
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Department of Transportation is changing the way it handles avalanche mitigation efforts on the Western Slope.
The Summit Daily News reports the department, in conjunction with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and the U.S. Forest Service, last week completed the implementation of two new O'bellx avalanche control systems along Highway 40 near Berthoud Pass.
Ski towns launch complaint hotline for short-term rentals
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A hotline is now live for residents of Breckenridge and Silverthorne to voice any complaints about short-term rentals.
DUI arrests fell during Colorado’s high-enforcement times
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials say the number of DUI arrests during the periods of increased enforcement decreased in 2018, but it was likely tied to funding losses for the program.
The Summit Daily News reports the state Department of Transportation recorded 7,723 arrests during the 14 periods of high-visibility DUI enforcement throughout the year.
Frisco post office renamed for fallen Flight for Life pilot
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado post office has been renamed in honor of a Flight for Life pilot who was killed in a 2015 helicopter crash.
The Summit Daily reported Thursday the post office in Frisco will be named for Patrick E. Mahany Jr.
2 skiers who died at Keystone Resort both had heart problem
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two men who died just days apart while skiing at Keystone Resort both suffered a heart-related problem.
The Summit County coroner's office released the causes of the deaths Thursday but didn't provide specifics.
Man dies after crashing into tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man died after crashing into a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort.
The Summit Daily reports Daniel Giger, a University of Colorado-Boulder student and native of Newport Beach, California, hit the tree while skiing an intermediate run on Peak 7 on Sunday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Gonzalez hired as Dallas coach, at 38 2nd-youngest in MLS
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas has hired Luchi Gonzalez, at 38 the second-youngest head coach in Major League Soccer.
Gonzalez replaces Oscar Pareja, who left after five seasons and became coach of Tijuana.
The only younger MLS coach is 37-year-old Anthony Hudson of Colorado in 2002.
Latest storm brings over 2 feet of snow to Colorado
DENVER (AP) — The latest snow storm to move across Colorado brought over 2 feet of snow to some areas.
The Latest: Parts of Interstate 70 reopened after crashes
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on crashes along Interstate 70 in Colorado (all times local):
The Colorado Department of Transportation says closed sections of eastbound Interstate 70 to Vail Pass had reopened as of about 6:30 p.m., the Denver Post reports. The agency adds that at about 6:30 p.m. eastbound I-70 was reopened at Silverthorne.
Crashes close parts of Interstate 70 in Colorado mountains
DENVER (AP) — Accidents and poor road conditions caused by heavy show and high winds have led to several closures along Interstate 70 through central Colorado, the main thoroughfare to some of the state's biggest ski resorts.
The Colorado Highway Patrol says a 20-vehicle pileup, including a jackknifed semi-trailer closed the eastbound lanes near Frisco at about 1 p.m. Saturday. Minor injuries were reported.
FC Dallas and coach Pareja mutually agree to part ways
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas and coach Oscar Pareja have reached a mutual agreement to part ways after his five seasons as head coach and an affiliation with the organization that dates back 20 years.
The team announced the move Monday.
Pareja had 78 wins, 49 losses and 43 draws as head coach. FC Dallas had consecutive 60-point seasons in 2015 and 2016 before missing the playoffs last year and losing at home in the MLS knockout round this season.
Cowboys rookie Gallup away from team after brother’s suicide
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys rookie receiver Michael Gallup is away from the team after being told following a victory in Atlanta that his brother had died by suicide.
Coach Jason Garrett said on his radio show Monday that Gallup received the news after the Cowboys' 22-19 victory over the Falcons. Gallup didn't return to Dallas with the team, instead staying in Georgia with his family. His status for Thursday's game against Washington is unknown.
Study finds Colorado only recycling 12 percent of trash
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado is too trashy.
That's the conclusion drawn from the Colorado Public Research Interest Group's annual State of Recycling report. In 2017, Colorado created a record 9.3 million tons of waste while "flatlining" at 12 percent for recycling, compared to the national average of 35 percent.
Sporting KC beats Dallas 3-0, moves atop Western Conference
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Roger Espinoza and Johnny Russell scored second-half goals and Sporting Kansas City beat FC Dallas 3-0 on Sunday to move atop the Western Conference.
Kansas City (17-8-8) is two points ahead of FC Dallas and Los Angeles FC, which plays at Sporting next week in the season finale. Dallas (16-8-9), which has lost two straight since a five-match unbeaten streak, plays at 11th-place Colorado.
Congress OKs safety upgrades after Colorado helicopter crash
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Congress has passed a measure requiring safer fuel systems in new helicopters, a response to a crash in Colorado.
The Summit Daily News reports the Senate gave final approval to the provision Wednesday. President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law.
Man pleads guilty to negligent homicide in fatal overdose
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in another man's fatal drug overdose.
The Summit Daily reports Dennis Tierney entered his plea last Thursday in the February death of 30-year-old James Nicholas in Breckenridge. Tierney faces up to a three-year sentence when he is sentenced next month.
Bear euthanized due to safety concerns in northern Colorado
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials say they decided to euthanize a mother bear after the bruin became a public safety risk near Rocky Mountain National Park.
Jason Clay with Colorado Parks and Wildlife tells KUSA-TV that the sow had become habitual in Estes Park and lost her natural fear to humans.
Skier pleads guilty to reckless endangerment
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A skier accused of trying to jump a crowd at a Colorado pond-skimming event pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge.
Search suspended in Summit County for missing Denver man
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search in central Colorado backcountry for a 33-year-old Denver man who has been missing since Aug. 3.
The Summit Daily reports the Summit County Sheriff's Office and the county rescue group suspended search efforts for Tyler Gorrell, citing the lack of any substantive evidence of his whereabouts.
Coroner identifies woman killed in fall on Mount Royal
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who died after falling about 150 feet (45 meters) while descending Mount Royal in Frisco, Colorado.
The Summit Daily News reports the Summit County coroner says Regina Foley, of Havertown, Pennsylvania, died Sunday. Foley owned a condo at the Pointe at Lake Dillon in Frisco.
Woman plummets to death while hiking off Mount Royal trail
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was hiking off trail on Mount Royal in Frisco, Colorado, tripped and fell 100 feet (30 meters) to her death.
Summit County Rescue Group spokesman Charles Pitman says the woman and her climbing partners, two men, had reached the top of the mountain and were descending when they reached a rocky band about 150 feet (46 meters) from the bottom at around 6 p.m. Sunday.
Odor hits two home runs, Rangers beat Astros 7-3
HOUSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor seems to have found his swagger again for the Rangers just as the Astros placed Jose Altuve on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
Odor hit two home runs, including one inside-the-park, and went 5-for-5 as the Texas Rangers beat Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Endurance athlete and youth ski club coach Hannah Taylor died in a weekend mountaineering accident in the Rocky Mountains west of Denver.
The Summit Nordic Ski Club says Taylor and club head coach Olaf Hedberg were on a mountain run in the Gore Range on Saturday when she grabbed a rock that came loose and fell to her death. She was 39.
Hiker falls to death in central Colorado mountains
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman died after taking a substantial fall while hiking a ridgeline in the backcountry of central Colorado's mountains.
The Summit Daily reports the woman, whose name and age have not been released, was hiking with a friend north of Silverthorne when she fell Saturday afternoon.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Big 12 media days (all times local):
Lincoln Riley says this Oklahoma team is the most talented in his four years at the school, including his debut as a head coach last season when the Sooners lost to Georgia in double overtime in the College Football Playoff semifinals.
Riley was asked if that meant he thought the Sooners were capable of a return to college football's final four. The 34-year-old didn't back down but offered a couple of qualifiers.
Warmer waters, low river flows putting trout at risk
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials say lower river flows and high water temperature in rivers and streams across the state are putting trout at risk.
The Summit Daily reports wildlife officials are asking anglers to limit their activities to early in the day and take their lines out in the afternoon when the water is warmer.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tesho Akindele scored two late goals, and FC Dallas beat Atlanta United 3-2 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated in 10 home matches this season.
Atlanta (11-4-4), unbeaten in its previous six matches, took the lead on a pair of goals by Josef Martinez.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — What to do if you're a snowboarder come summertime? If you're Michael Mawn of Breckenridge, you grab your surfboard and head down to the South Platte River and Clear Creek near Golden to do a bit of river surfing.
"And in the spring I'll actually go snowboarding in the morning and come down and river surf in the afternoon, which is awesome," Mawn said.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cole Beasley doesn't need a lot of prodding to bring up how much he thinks outsiders will overlook Dallas receivers now that the Cowboys have moved on from Dez Bryant.
The new dean of the group sees opportunity rather than uncertainty at a position that lacks a big name, and the history of big production that usually goes with it.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Trevino went from preparing for a game in Double-A to playing twice in less than 24 hours for the Texas Rangers, and delivering a tying RBI with his first big league hit.
The rookie catcher's single in the seventh inning tied Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies, and 39-year-old active career hits leader Adrian Beltre put the Rangers ahead with a two-run triple in the eighth as they stopped a seven-game skid with a 5-2 victory.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — In 2008, 26-year-old Frisco resident Adam Brown fell overboard from a boat and drowned in Dillon Reservoir. Colorado State Park rangers brought in a side-scanning sonar system that located Brown's body, but bad weather prevented Summit County Water Rescue Team divers from doing a recovery until three days after the accident.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado transportation officials say they want to alleviate congestion and improve safety on a popular mountain highway by boring a new three-lane tunnel for traffic heading from Denver.
Lamah scores twice, FC Dallas beat Galaxy 3-2
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Roland Lamah scored two goals and Mauro Diaz had three assists to help FC Dallas beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 on Saturday.
Maximiliano Urruti rifled a right-footer inside the near post past a diving David Bingham to give FC Dallas (4-1-4) a 1-0 lead in the 28th minute. Diaz tapped it to Urruti, who dribbled around a defender and finished from well outside the area.