Position: The Colorado Sun

How Wolf Creek plans to navigate a coronavirus reopening

Almost 4,200 Wolf Creek skiers responded to a survey sent by the ski area’s owner, Davey Pitcher. They were largely from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as well as surrounding communities like...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Vail Resorts to require reservations for 2020-21 ski season

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...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Smaller ski areas retain workers with help of federal coronavirus stimulus money

At least 10 of Colorado’s smallest ski areas together received at least $5 million – and as much as $12.7 million – in federal loans from the Paycheck Protection Program. While the big-league...

DATE: July 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado Classic cycling race canceled by coronavirus

This is getting old. Organizers on Thursday pulled the plug on the Colorado Classic race, set for August. The decision to cancel the fourth running of the four-stage race comes less than six weeks...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Proposals could bring trains to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass

DENVER – It’s been 23 years since trains rumbled through the tunnel atop Tennessee Pass. That could change as interest in the dormant Tennessee Pass Line between Cañon City and Dotsero grows. A...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hunting, fishing licenses required (even if you don’t hunt or fish) for hundreds of Colorado wildlife areas

The Colorado Wildlife Commission in late April approved new licensing rules for visitors to the 350-plus State Wildlife Areas and nearly 240 State Trust Lands. “We are seeing a lot of unintended...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado’s fight over wolves has a new battleground: parasitic poop

As the wolf reintroduction fight howls in Colorado, wildlife officials are fielding more reports from people who suspect they’ve spotted a wolf in the wild. A release from Colorado Parks and...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado boat sales boom as people use rivers to escape coronavirus

The rivers are rising and paddle shops and boat makers across Colorado are reporting record sales as more families dip a paddle in the state’s waterways. “It’s like strumming the perfect chord on...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kayakers, rafters blast extended closure of Clear Creek

Jefferson County, like the rest of Colorado, reopened restaurants and loosened restrictions on people’s movement this week. But Clear Creek, one of its most popular draws, will remain closed ....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warnings working to keep visitors out of Colorado high country

Police in Colorado’s mountain communities are doing a lot of educating and even issuing written warnings to violators of local and state health orders designed to slow the spread of the...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Miguel County suspends, then recommits to testing experiment

San Miguel County on Thursday restated its commitment to a first-of-its-kind partnership with a company providing free COVID-19 testing to anyone who lives in Telluride or the surrounding area,...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thousands of seasonal workers told to leave housing in Vail

VAIL – When Vail Resorts early Tuesday announced it was closing its North American ski resorts for the season because of the new coronavirus, hundreds of workers in Eagle and Summit counties also...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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