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Colorado reservoir proposal fans flames of climate change, trans-mountain diversion debate

Colorado reservoir proposal fans flames of climate change, trans-mountain diversion debate

Where were you in ’52? That’s the year the Colorado Front Range cities of Aurora and Colorado Springs first started gobbling up water rights in the remote, somewhat lush mountain…

Opinion: Revived rail line through Colorado ski country could bolster rivers, battle climate change

Opinion: Revived rail line through Colorado ski country could bolster rivers, battle climate change

In doing some research for my appearance on Forrest Whitman’s On The Rail’s podcast on KHEN 106.9 FM radio in Salida, Colorado, I realized that I first started seriously writing about passenger…

Analysis: Local jurisdictions have some limited leverage as rail companies do battle

Analysis: Local jurisdictions have some limited leverage as rail companies do battle

Where the hell is Sage, Colorado? And why would a railroad company be considering starting a commuter passenger rail service there and running trains along the long-dormant Tennessee Pass Line…

Warren Miller film SKI BUM explores family, fatherhood, loss and skiing away from pain

Warren Miller film SKI BUM explores family, fatherhood, loss and skiing away from pain

I sometimes feel like the Forrest Gump of the ski world, and it started with meeting legendary ski filmmaker Warren Miller when I first moved to Vail in the early…

Local regs loom large in dam battle as Colorado cities seek more Western Slope water

Local regs loom large in dam battle as Colorado cities seek more Western Slope water

With Wednesday’s move by the Trump administration to weaken one of the nation’s bedrock conservation laws – the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) – all eyes will increasingly be on local opposition…

Colorado lawmakers must protect health coverage for local businesses

Colorado lawmakers must protect health coverage for local businesses

Colorado businesses and their workers are struggling from the destruction of COVID-19. For the last few months, small businesses have had to sacrifice and make extremely difficult decisions on everything…

Health insurance debacle looms during growing COVID-19 crisis

Health insurance debacle looms during growing COVID-19 crisis

I’ve written extensively in the past about how absolutely unaffordable individual-market health insurance plans (the ones you must buy if you don’t get help through your employer) are in Eagle County,…

Small businesses need big tech

Small businesses need big tech

As a small business owner and marketing professional in the hospitality industry, I believe in the power of innovation to help launch new ideas, improve services and create dynamic products. There’s…

Ski racing, Olympics in China could be headed to NBA-style meltdown over Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Ski racing, Olympics in China could be headed to NBA-style meltdown over Hong Kong, Xinjiang

A recent headline on an Associated Press story previewing the World Cup season that kicked off in Austria last month and continues in Finland on Saturday told us “[Mikaela] Shiffrin and…

Proud to be part of a business that leads in sustainability practices

Proud to be part of a business that leads in sustainability practices

As we celebrate the 49th Earth Day, I’m reminded of how we’ve made efforts to protect our planet and yet, how far we still need to go. In Denver, we are…

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