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On Edge: In the wake of furloughs, closings, suicides, a Breckenridge businessman searches for balance

You don’t return to normal, or what passes for it, when kids in your town kill themselves, Dick Carleton says.

Coronavirus drives blistering sales of Colorado mountain homes, sets 2020 as historic high mark

Driven by high-end sales, real estate markets in Colorado’s resort communities have set records since July. Most resort towns saw sales through October surpass all sales in the record-setting 2019.

Eager early-season crowds are helping Colorado ski resorts fine tune operations before the holiday crush

Ski areas are tweaking traffic flow, adjusting lift line mazes, revisiting uphill policies and repositioning workers as they adjust operating plans in the first few weeks of the strangest ski season ever

Coronavirus has cost Vail Resorts more than $200 million. So far.

North America’s largest resort operator posted a rare year-end loss, dragged down by early resort closures and a pandemic-slowed summer. But Epic Pass sales are pacing ahead of last year.

A busy summer is pulling Colorado’s resort communities out of the coronavirus downturn. But will it last?

Resorts communities got creative this summer with open main streets and socially-distanced events. Those opportunities aren’t possible in winter, leaving town leaders fretting about future business, especially if ski resorts aren’t operating like normal.

Eager to experience Colorado in a different way, a Boulder woman set life aside to forge a new trail across the state

Starting at the Oklahoma-Kansas-Colorado border and headed toward the state’s northwest corner, India Wood is more than halfway through her expedition. She wanted to see more than just the prettiest, most popular places.

Colorado offers $4.1 million to cities that use pavement for people, not cars, as part of coronavirus recovery

The new “Can Do Colorado” initiative offers grants for communities that expand dining, shopping and pedestrian access into common areas, including streets and parking lots

Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom

The new 481-mile rural Project Thor network is complete -- and run by a regional government council. It’s the opposite of what a state law intended 15 years ago

Our family has never spent this much time together as adults. Here’s what coronavirus has taught me.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

This is how much Colorado’s mountain communities stand to lose without skiing, restaurants, bars and lodging 

As mountain communities grind to close, coronavirus and economic worries turn to summer. “It’s time to show the world how tough we really are,” Telluride tourism chief says. 

Entrepreneur buys Vail Mountain Lodge, Terra Bistro, Vail Athletic Club with plans to convert resort property to Gravity Haus Vail

Jim Deters is expanding his new “mountain country club” model for resort lodging to Vail and Winter Park only weeks after opening his first property in Breckenridge

Denver tech entrepreneur Jim Deters opening new-school “Rocky Mountain country club” hotel in Breckenridge

As more people are priced out of the mountain lifestyle, the cofounder of Galvanize looks to create a more accessible hotel experience

How the Breck Epic, one of the world’s toughest mountain bike races, found its future by staying true to its past

Ironman has come calling again, and this time offers a tie up that will give Breck Epic the structure to be free

Snowy winter boosts Colorado ski towns to record-breaking sales tax revenues

Ski resort communities are hopeful that the big bucks spent at local businesses will translate to investments in affordable housing and a year-round recreation market

Jared Polis wants Colorado 100 percent powered by renewable energy, but talk is easier than the walk

At least 9 Colorado governments are working to wean themselves from coal and natural gas, but they say getting to 100% solar and wind power is harder than it seems.