Ski Cooper’s expanded expert terrain, financial vibrancy reveals model for nonprofit ski area management
Think of Ski Cooper as the craft-beer of Colorado's ski industry, said Dan Torsell, the area's general manager
Electric-vehicle makers want to sell directly to Coloradans. Dealers say that’s a “solution in search of a problem.”By Tamara Chuang Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published
The Western Slope’s outdoor recreation economy had everything but a bachelor’s degree. Colorado Mesa is changing that.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Xcel wins $41.5 million rate increase, but Colorado regulators balk at charging for repairs to troubled coal plantBy Mark Jaffe Business Primary category in which blog post is published
NEPA requires federal agencies to determine if a construction or commercial project would harm the environment or wildlife. It gives the public the right of review and input.
Summit County’s plan to end a conservation easement to build senior housing is riling locals and land trusts
The development-prohibiting easements theoretically last forever. Critics of the housing plan worry an exception will undermine the rule.
A Fort Collins chocolate maker has the world’s largest selection of single-origin bars, but that’s not its purpose
The craft chocolate world is small, confusing and pricey. But this niche wants to educate consumers about where cacao comes from and how much it really costs to grow beans and make chocolate.
A Colorado lawmaker brought a short-term rental bill he never intended to pass. It created an uproar.
Dozens of lobbyists and lobbying firms are working on the bill, the short-term rental industry is urging people to flood the Colorado Capitol, and affordable housing advocates and local governments are celebrating
By tearing down barriers and finding agreement, Jessica Wahl is helping form a collective voice for the recreation industry in Washington, D.C.
If passed, Colorado’s act would become law in 2023. That presumably would allow an embattled NCAA and other collegiate sports groups to develop national standards on student athlete compensation.
Colorado drillers, enviros near accord on groundwater protection rules. The only rub: How much to protect?
While Colorado regulators wrangle over air quality and community safety, industry and environmental groups have found lots of common ground -- beneath the surface.
Rep. Susan Lontine’s bill comes after the Colorado Division of Insurance shut down a health care sharing ministry that was covering “shockingly low” amounts of its members’ bills.
The withdrawn land is located in Mesa, Jackson, Moffat and Rio Blanco counties