Crested Butte

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“You would think it’s the opposite”: The average age of fatal avalanche victims is on the rise

The "terror management" theory suggests some older people take more risks as they confront mortality

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This Colorado rum is a rare spirit 100% made by women — all the way down to the forklift drivers

Top-shelf Valentia, made by high-altitude Montanya Distillers near Crested Butte, is being hailed as a sign of national gender-equity progress in craft distilling

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An army of teen employees is helping fight a Colorado tourist town’s worker shortage

About 75% of the freshman class is at work this summer, and still, shops and restaurants close early or open late due to affordable-housing sparked worker shortage

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The fastest kids in America are running hills and chilling in creeks around Crested Butte

At 8,900 feet sits Team Prep USA’s renowned summer running camp. "If they can tolerate things other people are unwilling to tolerate, they’re going to live a beautiful life," one coach says.

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In Colorado mountain towns, the U.S. Post Office no longer delivers like it used to

One town received no mail for a week; another had sales-tax rebates returned as "undeliverable." New survey reveals understaffed post offices taxed by population growth, online shopping

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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

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Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through

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Crested Butte’s Alley Loop series, Colorado’s nuttiest race on skinny skis, starts and finishes with a big “whoop”

The costumed contingent at the event included a Notorious RBG, a nod toward U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turned down Jell-O shots in an alley: “There will be no appearance of impropriety on my part!”

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Amazon deliveries — essential in Colorado mountain towns — causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

In “end-of-the-pavement” communities like Crested Butte, the once-simple practice of picking up mail has turned into day-long waits and lost packages