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In light of the closures brought on in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Lake County, community organizations have shifted to offering much of their existing programs to remote platforms and creating ways to engage the public remotely.

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Adele Horning, a Nordic skier for both Cloud City Ski Club and Lake County High School, recently raced in the Cross-Country Skiing Junior Nationals. The competition took place at the Auburn Ski Club Nordic trails on Donner Summit in California in early March.

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STATEWIDE — As the weekend approaches, the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado Department of Natural Resources are reminding people to resist the temptation to travel to the mountains for recreational activities. Staying close to home and limiting travel are essential to p…

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We are receiving an influx of calls and reports of false social media posts and even robocalls claiming that hunting and fishing seasons are canceled, that valid licenses are no longer required to hunt and fish, or that park fees have been rescinded due to the COVID-19 outbreak. These report…

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Even though the ice rink is closed for the season, don’t forget about Dutch Henry Sledding Hill. Dutch Henry is open every day with your own tube. Tube rentals are available every weekend from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the base of the hill.

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Each winter, a group of Colorado’s high school ski racers compete in every slalom, giant slalom, skate and classic race of the regular season. They are skimeisters — masters of both alpine and Nordic skiing.

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The Lake County Trails Coalition will host a community input session to aid in the creation of the Lake County Trails Master Plan next week. The session will take place at the 6th Street Gym from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday March 14. Anyone with thoughts on trails in Lake County is welcome.

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The Lake County High School boys basketball team tallied one win and two losses in their final three games of post-season play.

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The Lake County High School boys ski team competed at the 2020 Colorado State High School Ski Championships this past Thursday and Friday. Alpine races took place at Beaver Creek while Nordic races were at Maloit Park.

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The Lake County High School girls ski team headed over the pass to the Vail Valley this past Thursday and Friday for the 2020 Colorado State High School Ski Championships. Alpine races took place at Beaver Creek while Nordic races were at Maloit Park.

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Come one, come all! This weekend marks the end of the ice-skating season at Huck Finn. The rink will be open Friday, March 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 7, from 3 to 9 p.m.

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Cowboys, cowgirls, skiers and spectators will convene in Leadville this weekend for Crystal Carnival. The weekend will include nighttime Nordic skiing, horse-and-rider teams thundering down a snow-packed Harrison Avenue, a fat-tire bike race around the Mineral Belt Trail and a paintball biat…

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A steady stream of registrations is flowing in as Leadville prepares to welcome racers and recreationists to the 2020 Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships Feb. 28-March 1.

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The Lake County High School boys basketball team scored two wins this week, ending their regular season on a high note and starting post-season division championship play with a win.

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The Lake County High School girls basketball team beat Jefferson High School on Saturday in a Frontier League playoff game. The Panthers are now 6-13 for the season.

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Just over half the Lake County High School alpine ski-racing team qualified for the CHSAA State Championship last Friday with sunny skies, comfortable temps and an incredible racing surface for the final qualifying race of the regular alpine ski season. The near-perfect conditions made for a…

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Just over half the Lake County High School alpine ski-racing team qualified for the CHSAA State Championship last Friday with sunny skies, comfortable temps and an incredible racing surface for the final qualifying race of the regular alpine ski season. The near-perfect conditions made for a…

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The fifteenth annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will be featured in Leadville on Saturday March 7th at Periodic Brewing. This visually-charged collection of short films highlights the impact and importance of our winter wildlands. All proceeds will benefit the nonpro…

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Adele Horning, a Nordic skier representing both Cloud City Ski Club and Lake County High School, has qualified to compete in the Cross Country Skiing Junior Nationals. The week-long competition will take place at the Auburn Ski Club Training Center in Donner Summit, California, in March.

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On Saturday, Feb. 15, the Lake County High School Nordic team raced in their last regular season meet. The team competed at the Steamboat Springs Touring Center in a 5K individual-start classic race. Because of all the recent snow, the track was soft. Athletes found their poles punching thro…

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The Mount Massive Mush II will take place on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 22-23 at the Mount Massive Golf Course in Lake County. Sled dogs will try their paws at pulling sleds, skijoring, bikejoring or canicross.

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Following are results for 22nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby, held on Twin Lakes Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8-9. The event was sponsored by the Leadville Rod and Gun Club. There were 222 adults and 47 children registered.

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The Lake County High School Nordic team competed in Aspen on Saturday, Feb. 8, at a regular season meet. The race was an individual-start skate over a hilly five-kilometer course at Aspen High.

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The Lake County middle school Nordic team had their last CHSSA skate-ski race on a warm afternoon in Aspen this past Saturday. The course in Aspen featured a mass start, rolling terrain, and a few short steep climbs.

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The Lake County High School alpine ski-racing team competes in Steamboat Springs last weekend. From top left is: Rowynn Slivka (29th), coach Ben Cairns, Jace Peters (45th), Elona Greene (72nd), Maya Nagel (74th), Gabbie Tait (75th), coach Danielle Ryan, Matt Cairns (29th), Eddie Glaser (40th…