Tag Archives: Telluride

Telluride’s low-snow-winter experiment

It finally started snowing, putting on hold the experiment of whether a ski resort can be prosperous without any of the natural staff falling from the heavens. Continue reading

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A winter to rival those of the worst drought years

Much of Colorado had almost no snow going into 2018, inviting comparisons to notorious drought winters of the past: 1976-77 and 1980-81. Continue reading

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Noise, noise noise

Helicopter and Harleys create a roar in Glacier, but go to Nevada for some quite. And measuring the loudness of concerts in Telluride. Continue reading

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Vail’s caution about cannabis

While Aspen and Telluride allow cannabis retail stores in prime locations, others want to keep them at bay. Vail looks to keep them entirely out of town. It’s a matter of the municipal brand. Continue reading

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Like most ski towns, Telluride had long been talking about diversifying its economy. But the Great Recession added a new sense of urgency to the discussion about how to lessen the dependency upon real estate construction and a sometimes fickle tourism trade. Studying its assets, several community leaders concluded that one of their strengths was the business experience of its residents. Continue reading

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