Category Archives: Beaver Creek

Presidential wannabes in ski towns

Presidential candidates were in Aspen and Jackson Hole this year to press the flesh — and pass the campaign donation hat. They visit Park City, too. But they rarely show up in Vail or Beaver Creek. Why not? Continue reading

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Summer use of ski areas

Oddly, given the motivation for expanded summer use of ski areas, the law signed by President Barack Obama makes no mention of alpine coasters, the amusement that Vail Resorts prefers to call a ForestFlyer. But Vail expects great things at Vail Mountain, Breckenridge and Heavenly — if nothing that equals the drew of sliding on snow as it expands summer ski areas use.
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George Shultz at Vail Global Energy Forum

While acknowledging climate risks, Stanford’s George Shultz painted an optimistic picture for the U.S. in remarks as the Vail Global Energy Forum. Continue reading

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The global view of energy

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and a dozen other business leaders, investors, and researchers agreed that while the bounty of natural gas provides breathing room, the quest must continue to a future of low- or no-carbon energy as the world struggles to expand energy services without risking an unstable climate. Continue reading

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