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Sawyer D'Argonne

Summit Daily News

Dillon, CO, United States

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Past articles by Sawyer:

How to enjoy the Summit County cannabis scene

In Summit County, there is a diverse landscape of cannabis-based offerings to enjoy, whether it’s your first time stepping into a dispensary or you’re a longtime connoisseur. But where do you start? If you’re new... → Read More

Best Snow Removal Service: Clear Path Snow Removal

For many people in Summit County, winter is the best time of the year. A snowy overnight storm means busy ski slopes the next day, fresh trails to snowshoe and virgin powder waiting to be... → Read More

Dillon to consider updated development agreement with Uptown 240

The Dillon Town Council will hold a special meeting next week to consider an amendment to the development agreement with Uptown 240, which would extend the deadline for the developer to complete a series of... → Read More

Coroner identifies victim in fatal trench collapse

The individual who was killed in the construction site accident earlier this week has been identified as 20-year-old Marlon Diaz of Honduras, according to Summit County Coroner Regan Wood. At about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.... → Read More

Breckenridge 3-year-old dies a week after head-on car crash near Hoosier Pass

The Summit County community this week is mourning the death of 3-year-old Elli Goodman, who died at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora on Tuesday, Nov. 16, after suffering severe injuries in a head-on crash near... → Read More

Details remain scarce in construction site fatality near Breckenridge

Little new information emerged Wednesday, Nov. 17, about the fatal accident that occurred at a construction site near Breckenridge on Tuesday afternoon. At about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, emergency workers responded to a construction... → Read More

Officials continue to monitor COVID-19 trends as state’s hospital capacity hits ‘all-time low’

Summit County officials discussed possible steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the community as case numbers continue to grow across the state. They’re hopeful that a tightening of restrictions in the local public... → Read More

Emergency crews responding to accidental burial at construction site near Breckenridge

At about 4:15 p.m., the Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District responded to a construction site at 206 Sallie Barber Road near Breckenridge, where two individuals were buried in a trench that collapsed. Contractors... → Read More

Officials say strong partnerships are key to wildfire preparedness and response

Community members gathered at the Summit County Community and Senior Center Monday morning, Nov. 15, for the latest monthly conversation with Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons, an initiative he launched in October to better engage with the... → Read More

Forest Service to conduct pile burning operations at Keystone Gulch this week

The U.S. Forest Service could begin pile burning operations this week in the Keystone Gulch area. According to the Forest Service, conditions are favorable, and fire management personnel are likely to conduct pile burning between... → Read More

Best Chiropractor Practice: Summit Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Playing hard is a way of life in Summit County. It’s rare to run into someone who’s not spending their weekends tearing though mountain bike trails, making turns down backcountry slopes or scrambling up a... → Read More

Blue River, CDOT make progress on proposed chain-up area in town

The town of Blue River and the Colorado Department of Transportation are working toward a resolution on a chain-up area in town that would serve the needs of semitrailer drivers making their way through town... → Read More

Best Plumber: Wieronski Plumbing & Heating

It’s winter, the weather outside is a little bit worse than frightful and the heat just went out in your house — that’s bad news. Summit County community members say you should call Wieronski Plumbing... → Read More

Breckenridge family injured in Highway 9 crash

A Breckenridge family was involved in a serious car crash on Colorado Highway 9 near Alma earlier this week, according to an incident report from the Colorado State Patrol. A total of five individuals were... → Read More

Coroner identifies man found in Blue River

The body of the man found deceased in the Blue River on Oct. 29 has been identified as 34-year-old Brett McCarney of Breckenridge, according to Summit County Coroner Regan Wood.Wood said the cause of death was drowning, and the manner of death has been ruled accidental. → Read More

Summit sheriff to host community conversation on wildfires

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons will host a community discussion wrapping up wildfire season Monday, Nov. 15, as the second part of a monthly conversation series meant to loop residents into important topics in the... → Read More

Dillon staff proposes $20 million budget for 2022

The Dillon Town Council next month will vote on whether to adopt the town’s proposed budget for 2022. Despite dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic over the past couple of years, Dillon Finance Director Carri McDonnell... → Read More

2 years later, the investigation into the homicide of Breckenridge resident Brendan Rye continues

It’s been more than two years since the homicide of 29-year-old Brendan Rye, but details in the case remain scarce as officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death. On the evening of Nov.... → Read More

Summit Fire & EMS senior medic honored with state award

Summit Fire & EMS Senior Medic Wendy Miller was awarded with the Francis Mildred Roth Women in EMS Award during a ceremony at the Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado’s annual conference in Keystone on... → Read More

Ice Castles won’t return to Colorado this winter

Ice Castles won’t be returning to Summit County this winter — or to Colorado at all. Earlier this year, Dillon announced the castles wouldn’t be built this winter at Town Park, where the company has... → Read More