"Employers like (Johnny) Vega in the Permian Basin oilfields of New Mexico and Texas say they feel caught between Trump’s support for their industry and his policies focused on tougher immigration enforcement."
"William Perry Pendley, at a Society of Environmental Journalists conference, turned away questions about his past statements on climate change. In a 2011 press release, from when he headed the Mountain States Legal Foundation in Colorado, Pendley was quoted referring to the 'fiction of man-made climate change.'"
"This year, a dam will begin transforming this stretch of jagged hills and pristine jungle in one of the world’s most remote countries, part of a broader effort to propel some of Asia’s least-developed economies."
"The hybrid governance model that includes volunteers and elected officials was established by the newest IGA, created by Pitkin County commissioners and Aspen City Council in May."
"At European ski resorts, the lift malfunction fatality rate is nine times higher than at U.S. ski areas."
"The first of two waves in the Pitkin County Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park, which was characterized as a “death hole” by Basalt Town Councilman Auden Schendler last month during a work session with Pitkin County commissioners, proved vexing for even the most experienced of paddlers when the water rose to an enormous 2,500 cubic feet per second."
"In the BLM's Southwest District, the organization allows grazing on about 2.3 million acres of its 2.7 million acres in the area."
"As Vail Resort’s Epic Pass and Alterra Mountain Co.’s Ikon Pass — of which Steamboat is a part — add more locations to their rosters, more people flock to once-bucolic towns."
"It starts with a premise we both share: that quality journalism is essential to our democracy, and that without it, the state and country risk not having vibrant, engaged and informed communities."
"The coalition includes the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, the Colorado Corn Growers Association, Colorado Dairy Farmers, the Colorado Farm Bureau, Colorado Pork Producers, and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union."
"Katherine Fuller, communications manager for A-Basin, noted it was their own earliest opening in 10 years, and they opened just 99 days after the end of last season on the Fourth of July."
"It’s a shame that the SkiCo is too unnecessarily cheap to print even a mediocre color photo on your ski pass so you can keep your old passes for posterity, to see how gracefully—or not—you’ve aged in this high-altitude deprivation tank."
"Lift tickets Saturday will be priced at $95 for adults, $80 for youths ages 15-18 and $51 for children ages 6-14."
“'We’re at a watershed moment for both water issues and the journalism industry, so we’re excited to be supporting these important projects,' said Mitch Tobin, director of The Water Desk."
“'The people in power continue to ignore us and to ignore the current best available science,' Thunberg said after acknowledging that the gathering was on Arapaho and Cheyenne land."