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There isn't much consensus between Democrats and Republicans these days but lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agree that ski areas should be able to expand the number of activities they offer in the summer.
The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed the Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act (H.R.765) -- a bill with bipartisan support among Colorado’s congressional delegation. It’s aimed at increasing year-round employment at ski areas on public land by allowing more activities during summer months.
Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., saw two of his public lands bills pass out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today and head for a full vote of the Senate. One bill focuses on summer and off-season activities at ski areas on leased federal land, and the other is a land exchange with the Forest Service that will allow the Boulder County Fire District to expand two of its fire stations.
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, will be in Glenwood Springs Tuesday morning for a special meeting of the Garfield County commissioners in which she’ll...