Some Colorado towns are preparing to sue to make the post office prioritize mail over last-mile deliveries for Amazon.
Vail Resorts sees uptick in skier traffic over last year’s record showing — but not in Colorado
The company’s five resorts here are seeing mellow traffic despite well-above-average snowpacks
Avalanche danger casts deadly shadow across Colorado backcountry already this season
Two people died in slides in December and avalanche risk remains “considerable” this week after recent storms in Colorado high country.
Colorado man gets life in 1982 murders of 2 women near Breckenridge
Alan Phillips was convicted of first-degree murder in September after DNA testing identified him as a suspect
Voters across Colorado’s high country will weigh in on new taxes on short-term rentals, affordable housing proposals
As many as 14 Colorado municipalities and counties will ask voters next month to increase or repurpose taxes on short-term rental properties — offered on sites by Airbnb and Vrbo — to help fund affordable housing
This is the first net-zero affordable housing project in Colorado’s high country. It certainly won’t be the last.
Jeremy Duncan enjoys scrolling through apps and websites regularly to check his family’s energy consumption at his home in Basalt. “Holy Cross shows you how much you are saving, and SolarEdge has a feature where you can look at solar panels and see which panels are used most,” Duncan said. “You can break it down […]
How a Breckenridge avalanche 35 years ago changed the trajectory of Colorado skiing
BRECKENRIDGE – It was sunny and cold on Feb. 18, 1987. Ski patroller Mary Logan remembers the snow squeaking beneath her skis as she rode the T-bar with patrol director Kevin Ahern. They were watching two skiers atop Peak 7 in the Tenmile Range, just beyond the Breckenridge ski area boundary. They watched helplessly as […]
Climate change is eroding work to clean up the Snake River. Is Summit County snowmaking making it worse?
KEYSTONE – The Snake River wends through this resort village, rushing streamside condos, beckoning anglers to cast after rainbow trout and, at some point in the year, funneling into equipment Keystone ski area uses to make snow. But a few miles upstream, the river is a braid of smaller streams that scour a mineral-rich basin […]
PHOTOS: Snow-sculpting competition returns to Breckenridge
As temperatures hovered at -14 before dawn Friday, a group of carvers meticulously shaped snow sculptures in Breckenridge. Nine teams of artists from around the world were putting in finishing touches after traveling to the high-elevation ski town to compete in the International Snow Sculpting Championships. Each had four days to carve a sculpture from […]
Two snowshoers, dog killed in backcountry avalanche near Breckenridge
Two people snowshoeing with their dog were killed Saturday in a large avalanche near Breckenridge. The dog also died in the slide. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center said the avalanche happened on Hoosier Pass, which is just south of Breckenridge off Colorado 9. “The avalanche broke about 400 feet wide ran about 250 vertical feet […]