Telluride

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

While others grumble over hordes of newcomers, Telluride embraces Epic Pass skiers

Locals lament crowds of Ikon Pass skiers at some resorts, but Telluride bosses say it's the locals -- not Epic Pass customers -- who are skiing more days than ever

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Telluride’s avalanche-battling arsenal: WWII cannons, 3D mapping and discipline

The “steep and deep” resort uses one of the largest and most diverse tool boxes in North America to mitigate avalanche hazards

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s ban on banning plastics has cities’ plans to outlaw single-use bags and straws in limbo

A little-known Colorado law written to protect recycling stands is in the way of cities that want to outlaw straws, plastic grocery bags and Styrofoam containers

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Telluride-area slide claims sixth Colorado avalanche death this season

Salvador Garcia-Atance, a 47-year-old Telluride man, died in a slide triggered by snowboarders who went out of bounds from Telluride Resort less than two weeks ago

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Backcountry skier killed in “especially tragic” slide near Telluride, becoming Colorado’s 5th avalanche death of season

Salvador Garcia-Atance was the third man killed in a four-day stretch following heavy snowfall across the high country

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Ranked-choice voting could come to Colorado cities in 2019. Is the statewide ballot next?

DaVita CEO Kent Thiry, who helped lead recent successful ballot measures, is considering whether to back the "instant runoff" election system