A look at snowy Breckenridge in November 2018 from space. Snowpack conditions have improved significantly over the 2017-2018 season and federal forecasters are predicting a solid snow year. (Provided by the European Space Agency)

Colorado’s snow season is starting off strong. These satellite photos tell the story.

There's good reason to believe it will be a solid snow year in Colorado

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Snowsports Industries America buys Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo in trade group’s first turn toward consumers

The move gives SIA -- the 65-year-old founder of the annual Snow Show that is now part of Outdoor Retailer’s annual winter trade show in Denver -- its first consumer-oriented enterprise

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Cross-pollination between outdoor-grown marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict in Colorado, beyond

In Pueblo, the area of the state with the largest amount of outdoor-grown marijuana, the county regulators have been working to allow both hemp and cannabis cultivators to coexist