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1 year 6 months ago

Breckenridge resort proposes more summer activities

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Vail Resorts Inc. has submitted another proposal to the U.S. Forest Service for summer activities at one of its Colorado ski resorts. This time, it's Breckenridge. The Broomfield-based company previously submitted a comprehensive summer activities plan for Vail, where activities should be ready for the public...

1 year 8 months ago

Vonn undergoes surgery on right knee

The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn's right knee was "optimistic for a full recovery" after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships. Dr. Bill Sterett, a physician for the U.S. Ski Team, performed the procedure on the four-time overall World Cup champion on...

2 years 8 months ago

Officials warn of avalanches following snow

DENVER (AP) - State officials say more than 3 feet of new snow that's fallen in the high country has increased the probability of large avalanches. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the storm that moved across the state on Friday and Saturday fell on weak layers of snow. Human-triggered...

2 years 11 months ago

Two deaths on the slopes in Colorado

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - A 62-year-old Colorado man has died after skiing at Vail Ski Resort. The resort says the man had been on a beginner trail Friday, which was the resorts opening day for ski season. Vail Valley Medical Center spokeswoman Lindsay Warner says the man arrived...

3 years 3 months ago

Wealthy conservatives, politicos gather near Vail

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - An invitation-only retreat for rich conservatives and prominent Republican politicians are gathering near Vail Sunday for a semiannual retreat aimed at promoting business-friendly policy. The meetings are organized by two of the nation's most powerful conservative political donors, Charles and David Koch of the privately...

3 years 11 months ago

New gadgets add interest at ski resorts

DENVER (AP) - As skiers and snowboarders head online to book vacations and then brag about it, Colorado resorts are amping up their social media and smart phone applications to reach them. Vail Resorts Inc. and Aspen Skiing Co. are launching new apps, and resort employees are plastering Facebook...

3 years 11 months ago

Vail Resorts acquires Northstar-at-Tahoe in Calif.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Vail Resorts has acquired Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in California for $63 million cash. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company said Monday it acquired the stock of the companies that operate Northstar-at-Tahoe from Booth Creek Resort Properties LLC and other sellers. Vail Resorts will lease the land on...

4 years 1 week ago

Search halted for missing hiker

The search for a Chicago hiker missing in the Colorado mountains near Vail has been suspended. The search for James Nelson, 31, in the rugged Holy Cross Wilderness near Vail ended at midnight Tuesday. Eagle County sheriff Joe Hoy said he and search and rescue volunteers made the...

4 years 1 week ago

No sign of missing hiker near Vail

Colorado authorities are searching for a Chicago hiker who hasn't been heard from for a week. The search for James Nelson resumed Monday at the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. A Colorado National Guard helicopter dropped off a search team and another helicopter was looking for...

4 years 2 months ago

Broomfield bans marijuana dispensaries

Broomfield has become the latest Colorado city to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The City Council Tuesday voted 8-2 on an ordinance prohibiting businesses that sell or grow medical marijuana as well as ones that make tinctures, baked goods or other "marijuana-infused products." Superior and Vail last month were...

4 years 4 months ago

Hiker rescue underway near Vail

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Rescue workers are searching for a hiker stranded on the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. The Eagle County sheriff's office said Friday they're looking for a 27-year-old man suffering from altitude sickness. A Colorado Army National Guard helicopter has dropped a rescue team...

4 years 4 months ago

Skiing up at several Colorado resorts

Vail Resorts Inc. says skier visits at its five resorts this season were up 2.5 percent from last season, after a strong spring. The company said Monday that skier visits during the quarter that ended April 30 rose 4.6 percent from last season to about 3.2 million. The company...

4 years 4 months ago

Snowmelt causing havoc around Colorado

Torrential spring runoff has washed over north central and northeast Colorado, wiping out bridges, flooding homes and swelling waterways. In Boulder County, a bridge where crews had been clearing debris partially collapsed and bike paths along Boulder Creek have been closed. A dive team is on call in case...

4 years 4 months ago

Water rising rapidly in Colorado

Coloradans are continuing to keep a nervous eye on rising rivers as a late spring heat wave melts snow quickly, swelling waterways, wiping out bridges and flooding some homes. The high water has prompted some rafting companies to halt guided trips. In Estes Park, hundreds of sandbags were...

4 years 4 months ago

Vail approves ban on medical pot dispensaries

Government officials in Vail have voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries from ever operating within the popular skiing destination. Vail Council members who voted for the ban Tuesday say marijuana dispensaries would contradict with the image they've tried to set for the town. One of the seven council members...

4 years 5 months ago

Aspen expanding ski helmet policy

Aspen Skiing Co. is expanding who must wear helmets on its mountains. Starting next season, its roughly 500 salaried employees must wear helmets while working on the slopes, and helmets will be required for ski school students ages 17 and younger, not just 13 and younger. Terrain park...

4 years 5 months ago

Look for upgrades next year on the slopes

Vail Resorts Inc., of Broomfield, CO, says it plans to spend between $75 million and $85 million on high-profile amenities this calendar year as it gets ready for next ski season. Vail Resorts operates Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone resorts in Colorado and Heavenly in the Lake Tahoe...

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