"The (Crown) family became further intertwined with Sterling Bay in 2012, when Keating Crown, grandson of billionaire Lester Crown, joined the firm as a principal."
"Skadron felt that while Stirling and Teague’s intentions were good, revisiting the design had the potential of leading to an endless cycle of second guessing."
"Skico’s application to the Forest Service and Pitkin County said the goal of adding the Pandora’s terrain is to 'significantly enhance an already unique winter experience' on Aspen Mountain."
"The city’s agreement with CPW, reached March 18, means if the city someday moves forward and installs concrete wave-producing forms in the Colorado, it probably won’t happen at Horseshoe Bend, where the river is shielded from Interstate 70 by a short tunnel, a steep ridge and a tight turn in the river."
"The 1986 opening of the Silver Queen Gondola or the swanky St. Regis Hotel may have hastened the metamorphosis."
"Whitehead worked with the Colorado Division of Water Resources for 25 years, and also served as a division engineer for the San Juan and Dolores rivers."
"Malek co-founded American Action Network, the conservative advocacy group, and previously served as the finance chairman for the Republican Governors Association."
“'We are hustling to bring all these great companies and employers to live in our state because we have this great quality of life for their employees, but, gee, hop in your car on Friday evening after work and get ready to sit.'"
“'The term "demand management" loosely refers to the intentional conservation of water for the purpose of helping assure compliance with the Colorado River Compact, and in so doing, avoiding the need to implement mandatory water administration strategies to fulfill the Upper Basin’s compact obligations,' the memo said."
"The dearth of homes for locals is threatening economies and small-town cultures in every Colorado valley that hosts a ski area, where home prices, rents, and construction costs are soaring."
"Rather than preparing an environmental assessment on the water diversion, BuRec should have commissioned a much more detailed environmental impact statement that would, along with other things, examined how the diversion would affect Dinosaur and Canyonlands, along with other recreational areas and tribal lands, the lawsuit charged."