Articles By Jason Blevins

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Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadline

After years of work, the West is “tantalizingly close” to shoring up water supplies in Lake Powell, Lake Mead

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawsuits, lenders and irked homeowners creating chaos around the sale of Granby Ranch ski resort

Marise Cipriani is hoping to close sale next month of the Grand County ski and golf resort she’s owned since 1995

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Colorado’s first avalanche death of 2019 came during an advanced avalanche-safety course on Red Mountain Pass

Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old from Longmont, was on a three-day avalanche class when he was buried by an avalanche and killed

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Crested Butte polar explorer Eric Larsen falls short on record-setting push to South Pole

“The cool thing about any of these adventures is that they have a lot of lessons to teach on a lot of different levels," Eric Larsen said.

Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture

“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.

Communities in the Colorado high country, hit hard by soaring premiums, offer medical cost-sharing programs to ease burden

State insurance regulators riled by plans that have so far lured Vail Valley, Summit County, Steamboat Springs and Leadville

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Battle over Carbondale to Crested Butte trail begins and ends at the top of McClure Pass. Economics are why.

Cyclists on the Gunnison County side of the Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail welcome the pathway, but don’t expect a connection to neighbors over the mountains

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Pitkin County approves segment of Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail with promise of decades more scrutiny

“This is a really long process ... but this is just the beginning," said Gary Tennenbaum, the head of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

The 38-year war over access to a San Luis Valley ranch, called Cielo Vista, could be nearing its end

“This is a unique opportunity in time to begin a new direction,” said William Harrison, the owner of Cielo Vista Ranch says, promising to work with locals to better define their historic right to access his land