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.
“The great urban exodus:” Colorado resort towns see flood of second-home buyers, burst in school enrollment
Schools in Aspen, Vail and Crested Butte are reporting record interest and enrollment as part-time residents relocate to their vacation homes and urban buyers flock to mountain retreats.
Downed tree samples are aiding research of last snow season’s epic avalanche cycle in Colorado
CAIC has harvested 730 tree disks or cookies so far over the past two summers for research by its partners
Trains could return to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass, rumble through Leadville under pair of proposals
A billionaire-backed agricultural outfit in southeast Colorado and a fledgling oil railroad project in Utah want to run trains on Union Pacific’s long dormant tracks between Cañon City and Dotsero.
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.
Excerpt: A dog’s diagnosis leads to the savoring of mornings and appreciation for every detail
In "Rough Beauty," the author and her canine companion, Elvis, refuse to await the end and instead relish the days
Colorado author Karen Auvinen was often asked why she chose to live alone in the mountains. She wrote the answer.
The experience of writing about her time in the mountains helped her see how she was "rooted in landscape" and "to see that I have a place after all"