Category Archives: Steamboat Springs

Exiled from Main Street in Breckenridge

Why did slightly counter-cultural Breckenridge boot cannabis off Main Street and into the “green-light district?” Most —but not all—other Colorado mountain towns have also been wary. Continue reading

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Notes from Colorado’s cannabis frontier

Vail remains on the sidelines, Aspen rejected a new tax, governor frets about THC dangers on young minds. These and other notes about cannabis from Colorado’s mountains towns. Continue reading

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Funding platform for Vail direct flights

Eagle County Regional Airport is a major conduit for high-end destination guests into the Vail Valley, but could a new funding platform expand the flights? Continue reading

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Artificial insemination of clouds

Does cloud-seeding work? That’s always been the question. A $13.5 million study by Wyoming aims to get a better handle on the answer. But Los Angeles isn’t waiting. It has long seeded winter storm clouds in the Sierra Nevada, and it is now helping pay for efforts high in the Colorado Rockies.
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Ho-hum ski season as severe drought enters second year

A second year of drought that is being described as the worst in recorded history in Colorado has ski slopes mostly uninspiring, reservoirs declining — and fire managers worrying. Continue reading

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