Cody Jones, Summit Daily News

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Recent articles by Cody:

Flying high towards her dreams: Summit’s Alex Thisted competes at first World Cup slopestyle competition in Austria

After fulfilling her dream of competing at the 2022 Junior World Championships last winter, Summit County’s Alex Thisted has checked off another item from her bucket list. Last week, Thisted — alongside her Team Summit... → Read More

Summit swim and dive team hyper-focused on achieving personal goals in the pool

The Summit High School girls swim and dive team is striving to chase after personal goals this season. After qualifying three relays and six individuals to the 4A state swim meet last season, head coach... → Read More

Breckenridge Vipers poised to build off last season’s fan energy and excitement

Summit County offers many sports to watch throughout the winter. Whether that is attending a local ski and snowboard competition, watching a Summit High School winter sports team or cheering at a local Nordic ski... → Read More

Meadow Creek Pond in Frisco now open for ice skating

The Meadow Creek Pond, behind Walmart in Frisco, is now open daily for free public ice skating from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Throughout the rest of the winter, the Frisco public works department will... → Read More

Ella Hagen punches ticket to Nike Cross Nationals with 7th-place finish at Southwest regional cross-country meet

After winning the 4A girls state cross-country meet at the end of October, Summit High School sophomore Ella Hagen is now focused on impressing folks on the national stage. Like other cross-country athletes across the... → Read More

Winter Dew Tour picks Copper Mountain Resort for world-class competition from Feb. 24-26

After speculation throughout the ski and snowboard community, Copper Mountain Resort and the Winter Dew Tour announced Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, that the world-class competition and festival will return to Copper from Feb. 24-26. Featuring... → Read More

College seeks riders, skiers to take ‘Slide with Respect’ survey aimed at making slopes safer

Fort Lewis College in Durango is asking skiers and riders to participate in a survey designed by the college’s market research class that is aimed at making ski slopes safer. Associate professor of marketing Tomasz... → Read More

Jack Schierholz helps bring pride to the Summit High School football program, spearheads team to historic seasons

Following the Summit High School football team’s loss to Frederick High School in the first round of the playoffs last Friday night, Nov. 11, a few individuals remained on the field long after the crowd... → Read More

Frisco Nordic Center wins Best Nordic Ski Area for Best of Summit 2022

Summit County is an outdoor lover’s paradise during the winter. With so many accessible activities to choose from, it is hard to not constantly be doing something even when winter storms bring frigid conditions. One... → Read More

Summit soccer team and head coach earn end-of-the-season honors

After making it to the semifinals of the 4A state soccer playoffs, the Summit High School boys soccer team has earned a plethora of awards to officially conclude the fall soccer season. Four players made... → Read More

Uptown 240 faces foreclosure after more than 3 years of delays and setbacks

After failing to make significant progress since it broke ground in 2019, the Uptown 240 project is on the path to foreclosure. According to Dillon Town Manager Nathan Johnson, the town recently received notice that... → Read More

Race of the Santas and Moose March now open for registration

The town of Breckenridge is hosting Race of the Santas on Saturday, Dec. 3. Registration is now open and will close on race day at 8 a.m. The race starts in front of the Canteen... → Read More

Recent snow, frigid temps aid Summit County ski areas in opening up new terrain ahead of schedule

There’s nothing ski areas love more than unexpected snow mixed with frigid temperatures. Not only does that create ideal skiing and riding conditions — making guests happy — but it also allows the ski areas... → Read More

Summit rugby players conclude their season at all-state rugby showcase

After winning a 15th-straight state title on Nov. 5, several members of the Summit High School girls rugby team competed at the Colorado Interscholastic Rugby Association’s All-State Showcase on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Williams Field... → Read More

Registration now open for 9th annual Frisco Turkey Day 5K

Registration is now open for the ninth annual Frisco Turkey Day 5K on Thursday, Nov. 24. Presented by The Steadman Clinic and Philippon Research Institute, the Frisco Turkey Day 5K is open to all ages... → Read More

Summit Community Care Clinic offering winter physicals

With fall sports now in the rearview mirror and winter sports about to start, Summit Community Care Clinic’s school-based health centers are offering students physical exams prior to the start of the winter season. Sports... → Read More

Mother Nature gifts Copper Mountain Resort with several inches of snow for opening day

And just like that, all four of Summit County’s ski areas have opened up for the 2022-23 ski and ride season. After patiently watching the other three Summit County ski areas host its opening days... → Read More

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District hosting Backcountry Film Festival on Dec. 12

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and Winter Wildlands Alliance are hosting the 18th annual Backcountry Film Festival on Monday, Dec. 12. The festival will consist of a collage of short documentaries and ski movies... → Read More

Summit football ends historic season with loss to Frederick in opening round of 3A state playoffs

Prior to Friday night, the Summit High School football team had not participated in a game in three weeks. Despite the unforeseen rest — due to the opposing teams forfeiting — the Tigers came out... → Read More

Study: American dog ticks reported in Summit County for the first time

New research shows that American dog ticks are now present in Summit County. The research was compiled by researchers at Colorado State University in Fort Collins and tick data was collected by citizen scientists in... → Read More