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Forest Service OKs Breck summer expansion plan

Summer attractions expected to draw 150,000 new tourists

Staff Report

The U.S. Forest Service is giving Vail Resorts a green light for more development on the slopes of the Tenmile Range, at Breckenridge Ski Area. 375 more words

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Breckenridge voters approve new lift ticket tax

New revenue to fund transportation improvements

Staff Report

The turnout wasn’t exactly overwhelming, but those Breckenridge voters who did bother to cast a ballot Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of a ballot measure  authorizing a 4.5 percent lift ticket tax. 237 more words

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Wet spring and summer may dampen fall colors

Some aspens and cottonwoods have been hit by leaf blight

Staff Report

FRISCO — Colorado’s wet spring and summer dampened the fire danger and kept the state nearly drought-free, but there may be a down side. 444 more words


Morning photo: Mountain colors

Dawn patrol … and more

That moment …

Bumblebee love!

Dawn Patrol.

Peak One.

Tenmile Rainbow.

FRISCO —What could be better than a rainbow stretched across the jagged skyline of the Tenmile Range? 94 more words

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Summer rains keep Colorado mostly drought-free

El Niño projected to bring above average autumn precipitation

Staff Report

FRISCO —Serious drought conditions persisted across the far West in July, but Colorado’s wet spring and summer helped boost the state’s water supplies and stream flow forecasts going into the late summer and fall. 449 more words

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Morning photo: Golden days

Sweet sunrise …

Golden thistle.

Daybreak at Dillon Reservoir.

“If my words did glow …”

High Country.

Building storms.

FRISCO — With smoke and haze from distant wildfires hanging in the sky, the morning sunlight has been diffuse and gentle, creating some spectacular sunrise scenes along the shore of Dillon Reservoir. 100 more words

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Breckenridge, Vail Resorts compromise on proposed lift ticket tax

New ballot measure will exclude season passes

Staff Report

FRISCO — The ski town showdown over a proposed lift-ticket tax in Breckenridge ended with a whimper rather than a bang, as the town and Vail Resorts reached a compromise on the issue. 382 more words

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