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An abandoned coal mine near Aspen has become a mountain biking park for the masses

Well-heeled owners offer clean up of the Coal Basin mine and perpetual access to a new trail network there. The unusual public-private collaboration could serve as a model for restoring environmental danger zones.

Outdoors

Minturn wrestles with the decade-old promises of a big-dream developer

In 2008, resort developer Bobby Ginn offered Minturn residents $162 million in perks if they annexed his mountaintop project, which he never built. So what about those million-dollar promises?

Business

In rural towns like Kit Carson, a housing and development conundrum born of rising costs, disrepair — and lots of asbestos

As existing home stock deteriorates, locals struggle to reconcile needed business development with sparse affordable housing. A small town’s future can hang in the balance.

Housing

Investors behind Idaho Springs gondola say they’re victims of fraud, sue loan broker and escrow agent

The Mighty Argo Cable Car group argues “fraud has been committed,” but promises the $32 million project to build a gondola resort complex will be completed

Business

U.S. Forest Service rethinks road through public lands to ritzy Vail Valley development

Following objections to Berlaimont Estates, the White River National Forest’s supervisor must scrutinize the impacts of 19 luxury homes on the broader landscape

Environment

Forest Service OKs access road to Eagle County community surrounded by public land. But not the one developers wanted.

Florida investors the behind a plan for Berlaimont Estates, 19 luxury homes on 680 acres, suggest they may sue if the Forest Service doesn’t change the approved road alignment.

Environment

Opinion: Forever means forever. Colorado’s iconic landscapes require “perpetual conservation easements” protection

Opinion Columns

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

Outdoors

Carman: The grinch is dreaming of warm beds for all this Christmas

Opinion Columns

Mike Coffman: Aurora can do better than being a laboratory for suburban development

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Punishing car commuters isn’t the answer to Colorado congestion

Opinion Columns

Parked: Mobile homes are Colorado’s affordable housing crutch. But they’re disappearing as land becomes more precious

Mobile homes provide the bulk of unsubsidized, affordable housing in Colorado but their numbers are shrinking and ownership is moving from mom-and-pop to corporate

Coloradans

Opinion: Denver is facing an affordable housing crisis – we all have to look past our own front door

Opinion Columns

Opinion: For voters in local Colorado elections, it’s the growth, stupid!

Opinion Columns

Carman: Homelessness isn’t a crime, it’s a sign of the times

Opinion Columns

Opinion: David Bernhardt is not the Secretary of the Interior that Colorado needs

Opinion Columns

Opinion: New oil and gas bill puts Colorado water at risk

Opinion Columns

Cañon City falls short in TV small-town makeover contest

After making the finals, Cañon City officials and business owners said they believed being in the competition gave the town a boost that will help it keep moving forward -- regardless of whether they won

Coloradans

He fled China 30 years ago in search of the American dream. Now, he helps others build a better life in Greeley.

Yukwan Lee is living the American dream -- but in this case it’s the Chinese dream, too.

Coloradans

Cañon City seeks a makeover to become a destination, not just a drive-through prison town

New businesses, outdoor recreation options and a dose of town pride has residents hoping more tourists will stop and stay in the historic town.

Coloradans
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