Skiers climb toward Mosquito Pass on March 2 as part of backcountry ski event organized by Bluebird Backcountry and North London Mill Preservation Inc. Both groups are developing business plans for backcountry recreation. (Justin Wilhelm, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Aspen stakes claim as the premier human-powered playground as skiers ditch lifts and traffic to walk uphill

“Alpine skiers are getting bored," said Erik Lambert, a businessman searching for a mountain to anchor an all-uphill resort. "They are sick of crowds. They are sick of traffic. I think people are ready for a cultural shift.”

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After 22-week coronavirus hiatus, high school sports competition resumes in Colorado

Football, boys soccer, girls volleyball, field hockey and gymnastics won't return until the spring

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Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

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Kanye West qualifies to be on Colorado’s 2020 presidential ballot

West paid $1,000 and submitted the names of 9 valid electors to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office on Wednesday to ensure his spot in the November contest.