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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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A declining number of avalanche deaths in Colorado, the West in the past four seasons buoys hope

"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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Colorado’s snow season is starting off strong. These satellite photos tell the story.

There's good reason to believe it will be a solid snow year in Colorado

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More Colorado ski areas — including Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen — to open early for 2018-19 season

Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years

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Colorado’s drought persists, with abnormally dry conditions covering 83 percent of the state

A bright spot in the data is Colorado's snowpack, which is above the average and the normal for this time of year

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El Nino weather pattern could bring drought relief to Colorado, broader southwestern U.S.

Weather researchers also say higher-than-average precipitation in the region is not likely to make up for growing rainfall deficits over the past year

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Colorado Ski Safety Act tested in two trials involving in-bounds avalanches

The family of Taft Conlin is continuing its fight with an appeal