Pitkin County

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado communities do what state lawmakers wouldn’t: Raise taxes on cigarettes, vaping products

The initiatives, mostly in mountain communities, follow a new state law that allows them to license and tax cigarette sales without penalty

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks

Cities, counties and housing authorities in Colorado are buying mobile home parks to spare them from market-rate redevelopment

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

The man who developed Colorado’s mountains sees a bright future ahead for places that are “a retreat from the crazy changing world”

Harry Frampton, who leads East West Partners, has some controversial ideas for solving the high country’s housing crisis

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Cody Townsend is skiing North America’s 50 classic lines — and worries climate change makes some “last descents”

“Suddenly we are seeing lines disappearing. It’s changing so much faster than we thought,” big-mountain athlete Townsend says.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Pitkin County approves segment of Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail with promise of decades more scrutiny

“This is a really long process ... but this is just the beginning," said Gary Tennenbaum, the head of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails