North America’s largest resort operator posted a rare year-end loss, dragged down by early resort closures and a pandemic-slowed summer. But Epic Pass sales are pacing ahead of last year.
COVID exodus fills vacation towns, including Colorado’s high-country destinations, with new medical pressuresBy Kaiser Health News Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phase
Entering the height of Colorado’s outdoor recreation season, Gov. Jared Polis has ordered people not to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for exercise. “You can make the sacrifice of going to your second or third favorite park,” he said.
Fewer tables. Online workouts. More takeout. Some businesses have evolved during the coronavirus shutdown, but others aren’t sure if they have a future.
Jason Varnish, 46, died of positional asphyxia at Vail Mountain’s Blue Sky Basin area Feb. 13, the Eagle County coroner said
Vail, Beaver Creek patrollers are trading in their skis for ambulance keys in Eagle County’s coronavirus fight
Eagle County Paramedic Services’ pandemic plan worried most about what happens when crews get sick. The statewide shutdown of ski resorts sent patrollers to the rescue.
How the closure of two Vail restaurants shows coronavirus’ domino effect on the food-service economy
Hundreds of workers and business owners in the Eagle Valley felt the pinch when Matt Morgan was forced to close Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard in Vail Village.
Man who delighted Vail apres-ski crowds for decades dies from coronavirus; El Paso County man also killed by disease
Rod Powell, who delighted apres-ski crowds for decades, died on Saturday. An El Paso County man in his 70s was also killed by the virus, meaning that at least six people in Colorado have died from the disease.
Vail Resort employs 55,000 workers and houses many of them near its resorts in Colorado, Utah, California, British Columbia, New England and across the Midwest
This is how much Colorado’s mountain communities stand to lose without skiing, restaurants, bars and lodging
As mountain communities grind to close, coronavirus and economic worries turn to summer. “It’s time to show the world how tough we really are,” Telluride tourism chief says.