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New Forest Service policy leaves control of water rights to ski...

In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service issued a controversial water rights directive that would have required ski areas operating under a special use permit on public land to transfer their water rights to the federal government.

#Coleg Notebook: Rural development death by political cuts

Rural development conundrum in the pipes:  Despite early support and positive reviews, Vail Democrat Sen. Kerry Donovan's rural development bill went down with little comment from...

Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality

Just a year after record snowfall throughout much of the Rocky Mountain West, the region is locked in a snow drought not seen since Jimmy Carter surrendered the White House to Ronald Reagan in the early 1980s. The record dry conditions have lawmakers and industry observers extremely concerned about looming water shortages and wildfire danger.

Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, skiing Vail this weekend

First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha are skiing Vail Mountain today, according to several sources and local reports. President Barack Obama reportedly did not accompany his family to Vail for the Presidents Day Weekend.

Foil Big Brother blocker keeps ski pass scans in stealth mode

It’s an only-in-Colorado kind of story. Where else do people freak about whether Big Brother is watching them … on the ski slopes? Radio frequency...

Udall ski-area alternative activity bill clears committee vote

Sen. Mark Udall’s bill to promote year-round recreation at ski areas cleared a critical committee vote late last week and is headed to a...

Water expert: Snowpack dangerously close to drought levels

Badly needed snowfall is expected in Colorado’s high country this week, but one expert says the state will need much more than the amount...

Times stokes cloud of controversy over Breck pot vote

Breckenridge, the quaint Victorian mountain town at the base of the state’s most popular ski area, suddenly is known around the nation as the...

Udall, Bennet back San Juan wilderness, but will they support two...

Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet earlier this week introduced the Senate version of U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act,...

Proposed uranium mill creates culture clash in Montrose County

The debate over a uranium mill proposed by a Canadian company in the western end of Montrose County has come down to a question...