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How Aspen Snowmass hosted six major contests in a season when resorts worldwide canceled events

When just about every other resort in the world nixed contests for the 2020-21 winter, Aspen Snowmass hosted its busiest competition season ever. “It was monumental,” said Eric Webster, the director of events for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, or USSA.  Going into the 2020-21 season, USSA had no events on the calendar in […]

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Colorado Classic women’s pro cycling race is called off because of coronavirus concerns

This is getting old.  Organizers on Thursday pulled the plug on the Colorado Classic race, set for August. The decision to cancel the fourth running of the four-stage race comes less than six weeks after organizers announced a revised, made-for-TV race model that replaced expos and start-and-finish festivals with virtual events and online streaming of […]

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

Margaret Bowes has personally felt the pain of a poorly functioning postal system in Colorado’s resort towns. In her role as executive director of the Colorado Association of Ski Towns, she recently ordered paper goods from an out-of-town supplier and specified that they be delivered to her home office in Dillon. Instead of receiving the […]