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Winter Park Freeride Festival

Winter Park Freeride Festival
WINTER PARK, Colo. – With some last-minute touches to trails and courses this week, Winter Park Resort is ready to welcome the world to the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival, beginning this Thursday, July 24 and continuing through Sunday, July 27.  The largest event of its kind ...

Denver Broncos Offseason Report

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Denver Broncos Offseason Report Last year was a wild one for the Denver Broncos. After Peyton Manning led the team to an all-time record 606 points during the season, the Broncos fell flat in the Super Bowl against the Seahawks. John Elway and John Fox know that the window for a Super Bowl is closing, as Manning just turned 38. Denver ...

Water court settlement reveals the extent of water resources required to develop and mine oil shale

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Water court settlement reveals the extent of water resources required to develop and mine oil shaleChevron USA confirmed in Colorado water court that its plans for strip-mine style oil shale development in the western United States would demand enormous quantities of water. In a filing with a Colorado water court, Chevron said that in order to meet its goal of developing 500,000 barrels of oil per ...

Trend for Summit County real estate is mostly up

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Trend for Summit County real estate is mostly upSummit County’s real estate market has been turning in a positive direction, showing increases in many price ranges, particularly low to mid-range homes. And Realtors don’t see the trend slowing down. “Summer and fall, into winter, are going to be very busy times,” said Realtor ...

Vail Valley real estate market looks positive this summer

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Vail Valley real estate market looks positive this summerThis summer, real estate looks strong in the Vail Valley, at least according to recent sales, number of showings and Realtor predictions. First quarter reports Eagle County’s first quarter real estate report showed a 19.67 percent increase in median residential sales prices from last year’s ...

Aspen-based snowsports wear manufacturer sees rebound under way in industry

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Aspen-based snowsports wear manufacturer sees rebound under way in industryWith an emphasis on color not seen since before the Great Recession, this season’s Sport Obermeyer line celebrates a return to the good times. “We’ve gone through the sad years. We are now in the happy years,” company founder Klaus Obermeyer said from his headquarters at ...

Yoshitomo Saito's "Colorado Loops" in Vail

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Yoshitomo Saito's "Colorado Loops" in VailThe Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) has put up a sculpture exhibition of Colorado Loops by Yoshitomo Saito on the International Bridge in Vail Village. The two unique cast bronze sculptures will be on loan to AIPP for this exhibition through September 30. Yoshitomo Saito is a multitalented ...

Photographer Karim Iliya goes deep for underwater dreamscapes

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Photographer Karim Iliya goes deep for underwater dreamscapesRoving photographer Karim Iliya had stopped off earlier in Boulder to photograph a CU student /professional windsurfer, but is back on Maui to focus on a favorite environment - shooting underwater at big surf breaks, up close and personal.  Mountain  iJournals  caught up with him to ...

Why does Shell Oil sponsor Aspen Ideas Festival? An interview with company president Marvin Odum

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Why does Shell Oil sponsor Aspen Ideas Festival? An interview with company president Marvin OdumMarvin Odum, President of Shell Oil Co., started his career at the company 32 years ago, right out of college. He began in a technical position, but over the decades has moved through virtually every part of the company in many different parts of the world. Currently, Shell operates in 40 different countries.

Still thriving after all these years: An interview with BJ Adams on 20 years in Aspen/Snowmass real estate

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Still thriving after all these years: An interview with BJ Adams on 20 years in Aspen/Snowmass real estateBJ Adams & Co. this year celebrated 20 years in the cutthroat real estate business of Aspen, Snowmass Village and the upper Roaring Fork Valley. Over the years, she and her brokers built a business in Snowmass Village, opened an office in Aspen, survived through two rececssions, including the Great ...

For Colorado cannabis testing labs, these are high times

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | For Colorado cannabis testing labs, these are high timesWorking in a chemistry lab can be tedious at times, with all the repetition, quality control and detailed documentation that the job entails. But one group of Colorado chemists is having fun on the job these days as they work to develop new ways to measure the safety and potency of recreational marijuana.

Aspen Food & Wine 2014 — a smorgasbord of tastes

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Aspen Food & Wine 2014 — a smorgasbord of tastes A panel of bartenders and entrepreneurs, at a seminar titled “Shake It Up — Using the Bar to Drive Business,” told a gathering of attendees at the 2014 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Friday that the bar is an increasingly critical component of attracting and retaining customers ...

Jerome bartender shares his passion for flavors

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Jerome bartender shares his passion for flavors J-Bar bartender Mattias Horseman can barely contain his enthusiasm for his work and for Aspen as he passes me a tumbler of his special Bloody Mary mixture.    “Try this,” he recommends. “Coming from England, we pride ourselves on making our Bloody Marys the right ...

Vocalist Jarrod Lee opens Snowmass Rodeo with national anthem

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Vocalist Jarrod Lee opens Snowmass Rodeo with national anthemJarrod Lee, a returning opera student in the Aspen Music Festival and School, was the featured singer of the national anthem for the Snowmass Rodeo competitors and audience on Wednesday evening, June 19 in Snowmass Village - a special treat for all, as his voice effortlessly soared through the challenging ...

How long can the head of craft beer in Colorado continue to rise?

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | How long can the head of craft beer in Colorado continue to rise?When Sarah Howat and her husband James were weighing whether to open a brewery near downtown Denver last year, they talked frequently about just how many more craft breweries the city—and Colorado as a whole—could handle before drinker fatigue began to set in. The couple saw new breweries ...

Ford Amphitheater debuts $10 million in rennovations

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Ford Amphitheater debuts $10 million in rennovationsAfter a winter of renovations, the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, a project of the Vail Valley Foundation, officially reopens June 17. The Town of Vail and the Vail Valley Foundation chose local design firm Zehren and Associates to oversee the renovations, which began as a two-phase project in 2011. ...
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