Skiers and snowboarders are pictured at the base of Vail Mountain's Eagle Bahn gondola on December 18, 2019. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Vail Resorts decides to end ski season at Vail, Keystone, Crested Butte, Beaver Creek; Loveland, Buttermilk also shut down

Vail Resorts decision could impact other Colorado ski areas that want to reopen

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Opinion: Denver residents refused to wear masks during 1918 pandemic. What have we learned?

Enforcement was an issue. Residents routinely refused to wear masks even when threatened with arrest and hefty fines. Soon Denver had the highest fatality rate in the nation.

SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published

Tracing the arc of her life, Emily Wortman-Wunder explores the intersection of nature, humanity

In "Not a Thing to Comfort You," the author draws on her greatest personal challenge: Raising her children to love nature while honoring their suburban lifestyle

Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published

Humanity and nature, mother and son, fulfillment and regret — a field guide

In a short story from her debut collection, author Emily Wortman-Wunder melds her love of wildlife and short fiction into a heart-wrenching meditation