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Winterfest draws big crowd

The Sundance Winter Festival may have attracted its largest crowd yet when it returned to Main Street on Saturday. After a couple of years of cancellations caused by a lack of snow, and a brief period in which its future was in question due to a lack of volunteers, organizer Tony Barton estimates that up to 3000 people attended, which was the biggest turnout he can remember.

"I was really pleased at how well this community came together to get this event back downtown. I was fortunate to step into this with an absolutely awesome bunch of past volunteers who stepped up to the plate when I asked...