Telluride

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A Telluride woman was first to ski from the Lhotse summit. She’s still recovering from “post-traumatic stoke.”

Hilaree Nelson is an in-demand speaker through her sponsor National Geographic and has been working with other athletes as part of Protect Our Winters

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A soldier’s plan to bomb an Indiana mosque was thwarted by a welcome that led to conversion to Islam

“The Secret Lives of Muslims” web series shares intimate perspectives of Muslim life in America and will screen during a panel at the Original Thinkers festival this weekend in Telluride.

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Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.

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Colorado liftmaker Leitner-Poma entering boom as ski industry battles heat up and cities seek to innovate

Massive investments in resort infrastructure are one part of the surge, but the Grand Junction-based company also sees a future in solving urban traffic problems with its gondola systems

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse spent 11 magical days in Telluride — and the album they made there is coming out soon

There was plenty of mystery surrounding the sessions under a full moon, so Telluride locals are eagerly awaiting the Colorado album’s release

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It took an act of Congress to get two Colorado peaks named for renowned alpinist couple who died while climbing in Tibet

A years-long effort to name Fowler and Boskoff peaks succeeded where many others failed. Here’s the story of the energy behind the effort.

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Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families

A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.

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Snowy winter boosts Colorado ski towns to record-breaking sales tax revenues

Ski resort communities are hopeful that the big bucks spent at local businesses will translate to investments in affordable housing and a year-round recreation market