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  1. Falcon chair at Breck, Montezuma at Keystone will become 6-seatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Denver Post

    Mike Christy, left, and Gregg Haggen, both of Leitner Poma, level out cement in a new lift tower base for the upgraded Chair 5 at Vail Mountain in 2010. This summer, crews at Breckenridge and Keystone will begin work on replacing two four-person chairs, Falcon Chair and Montezuma Chair, with brand-new six-person chairlifts.

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  2. Visitation to U.S. ski areas climbed in 2016-17, but still below 20-year averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Denver Post

    Skiers, many of whom dressed up in costumes, head toward the lift line to take advantage of the last of the snow during the last day of skiing for the 2016-2017 ski season at Loveland Ski Area on May 7, 2017 at Loveland Ski Area near Dillon. Skier visits to U.S. resorts climbed to 54.7 million in the 2016-17 season, up 3.7 percent from the season before.

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  3. Vail records more than 1,400 unlicensed vacation rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Denver Post

    More than half of 2,352 units used for short-term rentals in Vail aren't licensed, according to data compiled by Destimetrics Jennifer Dahir-Kanehl enters her condo April 26, 2017 in Breckenridge. Dahir-Kanehl uses an extra room attached to her condo with a separate entrance, right, complete with a queen bed, television, coffee maker, ski rack, bathroom and shower as an AirBnb space to offset expenses.

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  4. What's with all the blue trees? Public art project takes over Denver Theatre DistrictRead the original story

    Monday May 1 | Denver Post

    Artist Konstantin Dimopoulos mixing non-toxic, water soluble pure pigment to paint the trunks of the trees in the Denver Theater District as part of his ongoing environmental art installation "The Blue Trees" in the Denver Theatre District to raise environmental awareness in downtown Denver. Double takes and hasty smartphone pics of the bright-blue trees in downtown Denver's Theatre District aren't the only way to interact with unusual public art project this month.

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  5. Short-term vacation rentals surging in Colorado mountain townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 30 | Denver Post

    Jennifer Dahir-Kanehl holds her lab mix puppy Ty coming out of her room, directly across from her lock-off room, left, attached to the condo April 26, 2017 in Breckenridge. Dahir-Kanehl uses the extra room that has a separate entrance, complete with a queen bed, television, coffee maker, ski rack, bathroom and shower as an AirBnb space to offset expenses.

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  6. Real estate surge likely to follow resort ownership change at Steamboat, Winter ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Denver Post

    A cowboy races into the first set of slaloms during the 37th annual Cowboy Downhill on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Steamboat. The fact that the country's then-largest resort operator paid $265 million for the ski area - almost three times the asking price a mere six years earlier - affirmed luxury projects under construction at the ski area's base.

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  7. 11-year-old California boy dies after ski crash at Breckenridge Ski Resort on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Denver Post

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office says the boy, who was visiting Colorado with his family, was skiing in trees when the crash happened An 11-year-old California boy has died after colliding with a tree stump on Saturday at Breckenridge Ski Resort, authorities and the ski area say. The Summit County Sheriff's Office says the boy, who was visiting Colorado with his family, was skiing in trees near the beginner Springmeier Run when the crash happened.

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  8. Colorado ski resorts sent record revenue-based rent payments to federal landlords in 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Denver Post

    April 06: A gondola heads up mountain at the Vail Resort April 06, 2016. For a fourth season in a row, 23 Colorado ski resorts operating on public land have sent record-setting rent checks back to Washington, revealing yet another gold-medal revenue harvest for the state's $4.8 billion ski resort industry.

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  9. That time a moose ran alongside snowboarders at BreckenridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Denver Post

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. Two friends making a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort were joined by an unexpected guest Friday morning, and the incredible moment was all captured in video.

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  10. Vail Resorts reports 2016-17 income up 27.5% over last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Denver Post

    With Whistler Blackcomb delivering beyond expectations , the continent's largest ski area operator reported annual increases in visitation and spending for its second fiscal quarter of 2017, which ended Jan. 31. Net income was up 27.5 percent compared to the same period in fiscal 2016, reaching $149.2 million. Resort earnings - minus Whistler Blackcomb operations - increased 6.5 percent in the quarter.

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  11. 17-year-old girl dies after skiing into tree at Winter ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Denver Post

    A 17-year-old girl died after skiing into a tree Wednesday on an intermediate trail at Winter Park Resort. The ski area says the collision happened at about 12:30 p.m. on Forget-Me-Not, a run in the resort's Parsenn Bowl.

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  12. 16 travel options for skiers who don't want to drive to Colorado's slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Denver Post

    President's Day ski traffic backed up on the on ramp to I-70 eastbound at US Hwy 40 in Empire, CO on Monday, February 17, 2014. A new online guide , put together by the CoPIRG Foundation and Snowriders International, was announced Tuesday and includes information about trains, buses, ride-share options and shuttles from Denver International Airport.

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  13. A skiing family's hunt for the best on-mountain lunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Denver Post

    No matter what the temperature, snow totals or lift lines outside, coming in for lunch is a comforting constant for my husband, two tween daughters and my 70-something dad. In fact, on-mountain menus enter into our decision-making as to which exit we take off of I-70 on ski days.

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  14. Why Summit County has the lowest cancer death rates in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Denver Post

    A study published this month found that vertiginous Summit County has the lowest rate of death from any type of cancer in the United States. The high-country county - known for ski resorts such as Breckenridge and Keystone - also ranks no worse than third nationally in any of the study's lists of counties with the lowest death rates for 10 specific kinds of cancer.

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  15. Bill to let bicyclists roll through stop signs gains speed, but there are roadblocks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Bicyclists who roll through stop signs and red lights may infuriate drivers. But a "safety stop" bill in the state legislature would legalize the practice, and its supporters say it would make cycling in Colorado safer and more appealing.

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  16. Ski school for adults? Give it three days.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    It wasn't my fault. I grew up in the Arizona desert where skiing was something one did behind a boat.

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  17. Breckenridge workforce housing complex set for summer move-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Denver Post

    A $8.5 million housing project in Breckenridge, a joint project by the town and Summit County, is expected to welcome its first tenants this summer. The 26-unit Huron Landing apartment complex is the first split partnership of its kind between the two municipalities.

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  18. Colorado Classic to revive pro cycling in Colorado with stops in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Denver Post

    Professional road cyclists will race through Colorado Springs, Breckenridge and Denver next summer during the Colorado Classic , an event organizers hope will be more durable than its predecessors. The Aug. 10-13 stage race - with pro cycling's highest profile teams, a two-day women's race, public riding events, live music and a rolling festival - will blend the best elements of Colorado's lost Red Zinger Bicycle Classic, the Coors Classic and the USA Pro Challenge.

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  19. More ski and snowboard thefts reported at Breckenridge in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Denver Post

    Ski and snowboard theft cases with the Breckenridge Police Department increased in 2016 after two years of decline. A total of 26 skis and snowboards were reported stolen, compared with 16 in 2015 and 25 in 2014.

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  20. Skier reported missing found dead at Breckenridge Ski ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Denver Post

    A man reported missing about 5 p.m. Thursday at Breckenridge Ski Resort was found Friday morning by ski patrol and pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The Summit County Sheriff's Office assisted Breckenridge Ski Patrol with what the resort called an extensive search early Friday, eventually locating the 47-year-old man at approximately 8:30 a.m. He was taken to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco where he was officially declared deceased.

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