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Warm temps, wind make for slow start to ski season, tough firefighting conditions

Warm temps, wind make for slow start to ski season, tough firefighting conditions

Warm, windy weather was hampering firefighting efforts between Aspen and Vail on Monday and limiting snowmaking at ski resorts like Loveland and Arapahoe Basin that are trying to crank up…

Menconi disrupts Senate debate; Cacioppo hit with campaign-finance complaint

Menconi disrupts Senate debate; Cacioppo hit with campaign-finance complaint

Eagle County, Colorado, home to Vail and Beaver Creek ski areas, is getting a reputation as a high-country incubator of somewhat unconventional politicians seeking higher state and federal offices. The…

FedEx hiring more than 300 people for holiday shipping season

FedEx hiring more than 300 people for holiday shipping season

FedEx will be hiring more than 300 people in Denver to help its existing 400,000-staff workforce prepare for the busy holiday shipping season. FedEx is increasing hours for some existing employees…

Ford inks 3-year deal with NFL securing ‘Official Truck’ status

Ford inks 3-year deal with NFL securing ‘Official Truck’ status

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2016 – America’s toughest trucks are celebrating football’s toughest players. Ford and the National Football League are teaming up on a three-year partnership establishing Ford trucks…

FedEx Ground sends Colorado-based driver to National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx Ground sends Colorado-based driver to National Truck Driving Championships

Matthew Allison, driver of Commerce City, Colo.-based Grounded, is representing FedEx Ground in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Indianapolis Aug. 10-13. Allison earned the right to compete in…

Ford survey shows need for safety precautions when driving during pregnancy

Ford survey shows need for safety precautions when driving during pregnancy

With July being the most popular month for childbirth, many moms-to-be are now in their third trimester and eagerly researching what they can do to keep their baby as safe…

Enduro mountain bike race in Eagle added to Vail’s GoPro Mountain Games

Enduro mountain bike race in Eagle added to Vail’s GoPro Mountain Games

The GoPro Mountain Games have grown by leaps and bounds in the past 15 years since the event first electrified the world of mountain sports, music and lifestyle in 2002…

FedEx launches fourth annual small business grant contest

FedEx launches fourth annual small business grant contest

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Corp. recently launched its fourth annual Small Business Grant Contest.  This year, the contest offers grants to 10 small businesses, distributing a collective prize pool of…

Ford offers five suggestions for increasing fuel-efficient driving

Ford offers five suggestions for increasing fuel-efficient driving

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gas emissions from transportation accounted for 26 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2014, making it the second largest contributor behind the electricity sector.  Greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles are…

Hot Wheels Speedometry: a curriculum used in Denver classrooms scores big in fourth-grade testing

Hot Wheels Speedometry: a curriculum used in Denver classrooms scores big in fourth-grade testing

In 2014 Mattel and the USC Rossier School of Education introduced Speedometry, an innovative program that uses cars, tracks and household items to make STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)…

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