Thousands fewer tags and shorter seasons means thousands fewer hunters and a lot less spending in towns like Craig, Meeker and Rangely
Cartoonist Drew Litton obsreves that temperatures may shift from endless cold to the warmth of spring, but in Colorado, complaining about the weather is never out of season.
Drew Litton reminds us that in Colorado, home of a famous frozen dead guy, there are a lot of folks who feel like a long winter has put them in a similar frame of mind.
Snow totals have surpassed the 300-inch mark in parts of the high country, and that’s just fine
Drew Litton reminds us that there’s cold and then there’s cold. This shift in the Colorado weather may be short-lived, but it struck so suddenly that it felt especially jarring.
By Seth Boster, The Gazette EVERGREEN — Anyone who’s lived here long enough has sweet memories of the lake. Sweet, like the drink John Ellis remembers. It was concocted in the old warming hut, that log cabin still standing along the shores that freeze for an ice skating tradition dating back to 1928, when the […]
Ed Klim was skiing a local hill in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in January when he ran into some skiers from out-of-state. He asked them where they were from. “They said Colorado. We don’t have any snow back there,” recalled Klim, president of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association. “I thought oh boy, if Colorado […]
PANDEMIC STORM Someone sent me a playlist of dance songs this morning. By eight o’clock, with two cups of tea in me, I was dancing around my kitchen and living room, feeling relaxed and free of cares. My dogs watched. “Who is this woman?” It was different from that night last week when I hit […]
Vail Resorts on Thursday unveiled the details of the plan for skiing at its 34 North American resorts — beginning Nov. 6 at Keystone — and, as we suspected, the 2020-21 season will be unlike any before. Here are the not-surprising changes: Masks are required for everyone on the mountain. Physical distancing will be the […]
OURAY — At the bottom of a cold crevasse in the Uncompahgre Gorge, where sunlight reaches but only a few minutes a day, the climb to the surface begins. The darkness is broken with the clicking echoes of steel penetrating ice. Slowly a small figure emerges on the icy wall, tethered by a rope. If […]