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Loveland Ski Area set to open for 2017-18 season Friday, Oct. 20

October 17, 2017 — Loveland Ski Area will open for the 2017-18 season on Friday, Oct. 20.  "We have been waiting all summer for this and are excited to announce that opening day is finally here," said COO Rob Goodell, in a statement. "The snow we received in early

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Hate ski boots but love to ski? This Colorado company created a way to allow skiers to wear snowboard boots

October 17, 2017 — Hate ski boots? You’re not alone. A new Colorado-based company called Envy Snow Sports is about to roll out a line of ski frames that allow skiers to strap into their bindings while wearing snowboard boots. After four years of development, the Envy Ski Frame

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Colorado officials urge hunters to leave drones at home; fines up to $125k

October 16, 2017 — DENVER (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials say they're seeing more hunters illegally using drones when they're in the field as ownership of the small, remotely-operated flying vehicles increases. State Parks and Wildlife Assistant Director Heather Dugan said in a statement that drones are illegal for

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Fall Festival comes to Breckenridge Riverwalk Center (photo slideshow)

October 14, 2017 — Halloween arrived early for children attending the Fall Festival Saturday afternoon at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. Hosted by the Breckenridge Grand Vacations, with the Family and Intercultural Center being the beneficiary, close to a hundred attendants, dressed in costumes, took part in pumpkin painting, balloon

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LIVE stream from opening day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

October 13, 2017 — We are live at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on opening day, Friday, Oct. 13. Tag your photos #ABasin or #arapahoebasin

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Celebrate National Wolf Week with your local headwaters Sierra Club group

October 12, 2017 — One thing missing from Summit County's wild places is the howl of wolves. At least that's what the local and state Sierra Clubs believe. As National Wolf Week approaches (Oct. 15-21), the local Headwaters Group of the Sierra Club, which spans over Summit, Eagle and

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Sperry: Musings on avalanches, prevention and the unforgiving wild (column)

October 12, 2017 — As the years pass by, it seems to be a regular occurrence, the death of fellow mountain lovers to the mountains. Every year the mountains take us to heights of pleasure and depths of despair. We are elevated by their elevations and beauty. We are

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Summit Music and Arts presents Hennessy Six Jazz Sextet at Colorado College in Breckenridge

October 12, 2017 — Traditional jazz standards go out the window Friday as Summit Music and Arts brings six accomplished performers to Colorado Mountain College to deliver, as a group, an all-original jazz concert featuring a little bit of everything done differently. The Air Force influence with the Hennessy

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High Altitude Baking: An apple bar a day (column)

October 11, 2017 — High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall, and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. Sweet apples, bathed in gooey caramel, and nestled between

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Wine Ink: Amarone is wine made from time (column)

October 11, 2017 — Appassimento. Along with serendipity (a new discovery) and lagniappe (a little something extra), it is amongst my favorite words. In Italian, it refers to the process in which grapes are dried and allowed to shrivel to allow the sugars to concentrate. This is used to

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Magic flute and toning bells expected in this Saturday’s Metropolitan Opera High Definition opera broadcast

October 11, 2017 — 'Magic Flute' Saturday's Metropolitan Oper High Definition performance Mozart's classic opera, Die Zauberflöte, or "The Magic Flute," will be the next Metropolitan Opera High Definition opera broadcast scheduled for Saturday at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. Since the 1791 opening performance of this classic opera

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City Council passes on Steamboat Ski Area’s offer to serve as consultant at Howelsen Hill

October 11, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Executives from Steamboat Springs’ big ski hill will not help the city of Steamboat Springs manage its little ski hill this winter. Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday said "thanks but no thanks" to a $225,000 proposal from Steamboat Ski and Resort

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Deer Valley Resort acquisition completed, adding to new ski entity’s portfolio that also includes Steamboat Resort

October 11, 2017 — The purchase of Deer Valley Resort by a newly formed resort company has been finalized, the entity announced in a news release Tuesday morning. The entity, comprising affiliates of KSL Capital Partners, LLC and Henry Crown and Company, first announced the acquisition in August. The move reverberated throughout the

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will open for 2017-18 season on Friday, Oct. 13

October 10, 2017 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced today it will open for the 2017-18 ski and snowboard season on Friday, Oct. 13. The Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9 a.m., giving skiers and snowboarders access to the intermediate High Noon trail. Arapahoe Basin is

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Silverthorne man reported missing on Colorado 14er found alive and uninjured

October 10, 2017 — Shuei Kato, the Silverthorne hiker missing since Saturday afternoon on Missouri Mountain near the town of Buena Vista, was found by search crews Tuesday alive and in no need of obvious medical attention. Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze confirmed that a helicopter helping with the

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As baby boomers leave ski slopes, millennials fail to fill gap

October 10, 2017 — Skiers riding the Payday lift at Park City Mountain Resort on opening day last ski season. As demographics change in the ski industry, resorts are looking for ways to entice more young adults to ski. (Park Record file photo) PARK CITY—Ski resorts expect older, wealthier

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Search delayed for Silverthorne man reported missing after hiking Colorado 14er

October 9, 2017 — A Summit County man hiking one of the state’s 14,000-foot mountains in a nearby northwestern county was reported missing early Sunday morning when he failed to make it home the day before. Shuei Kato, 36, of Silverthorne, was believed to have summited Missouri Mountain in

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Photos: Denver artist creates mural for Silverthorne Performing Arts Center outdoor stage

October 7, 2017 — Denver artist Mike Graves was in Silverthorne this week at the town's new Performing Arts Center, spray-painting a mural for the outdoor stage. Graves is a multi-disciplinary artist, focusing on a large range of mediums, including paintings, illustrations, murals and art figures, according to his bio.

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Book review: Breaking barriers en route to moon in Shetterly’s ‘Hidden Figures’

October 6, 2017 — The realms of science and math have long been dominated by men, not because women have lacked the intellect or acumen to contemplate the mysteries and machinations of the universe, but because the world's patriarchal societies have traditionally been reluctant to cede space within their

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MET Opera HD Broadcast season opener: ‘Norma’ at Colorado Mountain College

October 6, 2017 — The 1917-18 Metropolitan Opera High Definition Broadcast season will begin with an evocative new production of Bellini's opera , "Norma," to be shown at Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, on Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. This new opera, with Sir David McVicar as producer, continues to

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