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High-flying at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Mountain Resort got more aggressive after the resort’s ownership became private in 2006-2007. The new owners have invested heavily in both the winter and summer products. But it’s a somewhat different crowd than arrives for skiing and snow riding. Continue reading

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Snowmass paleontology update

Instead of yanking mastodon tusks from the mud Snowmass, scientists now are piecing together what the Ice Age site says about our own times. Continue reading

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Assessing the importance of the Snowmass paleontological site

Snowmass paleontological site has many, many mastodon bones, but it also offers an exceptional high-elevation window into past climate changes in North America. Continue reading

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Earthquake ID’d as prime suspect in paleontological whodunnit at Snowmass Village, Colorado

Completing their dig at Snowmass Village, scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and other institutions now wonder if an ancient earthquake that created quick sand explains the large number of bones from juvenile mastodons. Continue reading

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