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Tag Archives: Minturn

Marijuana is lifting spirits — and budgets — in mountain towns

Marijuana is lifting spirits — and budgets — in mountain towns

That smoke wafting down from the mountains west of Boulder may not all be from forest fires. According to a New York Times article today, […]...

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November 8, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health
Florida developer backs out of troubled resort project near Vail

Florida developer backs out of troubled resort project near Vail

VAIL — A Florida developer looking to build a massive private ski and golf resort off the back side of Vail Mountain near Minturn has […]...

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September 10, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Minturn mayor not worried over suspended resort development

Minturn mayor not worried over suspended resort development

MINTURN — Mayor Gordon “Hawkeye” Flaherty is not at all concerned that a proposed private ski and golf development south of his town of 1,200 may never get off the ground due to the languishing mountain real estate market, nor...

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August 20, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Kobe-llera could merge with Ginn-turn in huge Vail Valley real estate play

Kobe-llera could merge with Ginn-turn in huge Vail Valley real estate play

Two of the most notorious nicknames in Colorado high-end luxury resort history may converge in a bid to bolster both struggling projects. Cordillera, a residential […]...

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August 12, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Aurora snaps up water coveted by Ginn Company for private ski resort

Aurora snaps up water coveted by Ginn Company for private ski resort

A troubled private ski and golf development near the old railroad town of Minturn off the backside of Vail Mountain was dealt another blow late […]...

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July 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
NYT story details woes of would-be private ski, golf developer

NYT story details woes of would-be private ski, golf developer

A year ago this time, Florida real estate developer Bobby Ginn was celebrating a big victory at the polls in the tiny former mining and railroad town of Minturn, Colo., where voters had cleared the path for his proposed...

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May 27, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

A March 5 article in Bloomberg Markets Magazine paints a picture of wild excess in the high-end mountain resort development game, starting with the recent failure of Tamarack Resort in Idaho, the bankruptcy of the private Yellowstone Club...

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March 9, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
The Battle for Battle Mountain

The Battle for Battle Mountain

The fate of a high-dollar, private ski-and-golf resort adjacent to Vail is now largely in hands of voters. Tucked away in a narrow valley between […]...

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May 19, 2008 Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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