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Mount Everest avalanche claims lives of 12 guides

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Mount Everest avalanche claims lives of 12 guidesAt least 12 Nepalese guides were killed  Friday morning by a massive avalanche on  Mount Everest, with four still missing, according to AP news reports.  The climbing season begins in early May, but the Everest base camp area is already packed with climbers, porters and guides, who have ...

2014 Denver Auto Show delivers again

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | 2014 Denver Auto Show delivers again The 2014 Denver Auto Show once again gave attendees a chance to see the latest and greatest offerings from more than 30 different manufacturers and including 500 vehicles.  There was something for everyone from those who just wanted to get close to new exotics from the exclusive German and Italian ...

"Blood Moon" awes Colorado stargazers during total eclipse of the moon

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | "Blood Moon" awes Colorado stargazers during total eclipse of the moonThe total lunar eclipse of April 15 was the undisputed star of Colorado's night sky in the wee hours, as the full moon turned a coppery red color during its passage through the darkest section of Earth's shadow. The so-called "Blood Moon"  was supposed to be visible from most of North and South ...

Blizzard can't subdue festive crowd at Highlands' closing day bash

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Blizzard can't subdue festive crowd at Highlands' closing day bashDespite pelting barrages of snow, the outdoor decks and plaza at the base of Aspen Highlands were jam packed  on Sunday afternoon, April 13, with hundreds of skiers, boarders and revelers in all manner of costume, busy celebrating  closing day at their favorite mountain.  The  partying ...

Denver Auto Show this weekend

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Denver Auto Show this weekend The Denver Auto Show is under way at the Convention Center and will remain so through the weekend.  Tickets are only $10 for adults, $5.00 for children 6-12.  Children under 6 years old are free.  The show contains 500 vehicles from over 30 different manufacturers and is open Thursday ...

Dream come true:  test driving a Maserati

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Dream come true:  test driving a Maserati A foursome of sleek Maseratis tooling around Aspen is a definite attention grabber.  Maserati was in town, showing off their Ghibli luxury sport sedan and offering residents and visitors a chance to test drive one of the beauties. Two of Aspen Business Journal's staff writers jumped at the chance ...

AVSC's Margo McHugh wins silver medal in GS

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | AVSC's Margo McHugh wins silver medal in GSMargo McHugh, a U-14 alpine racer with Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, scored an impressive silver medal in giant slalom at the GS Spectacular competition at Beaver Creek on Sunday, April 6. McHugh, standing on the left, joined  the other young women who medaled on the podium:  first ...

Aspen Mountain to add two weekends onto ski season

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Aspen Mountain to add two weekends onto ski seasonMultiple snowstorms and cold temperatures over the last 10 days have given skiers and snowboarders excellent conditions, prompting the Aspen Skiing Company to extend the ski season for Aspen Mountain, reopening for two weekends:  April 26-27 and May 3-4. Area mountains have garnered well over ...

Vail powerhouse attends international luxury real estate event

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Vail powerhouse attends international luxury real estate eventAssociates of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate recently participated in the 2014 Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT,  a prestigious international real estate event held at the Wynn Las Vegas. “Taking part in events like Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT are just a few of the things that set our team apart ...

10th Mountain Division stars in new film at Wheeler

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | 10th Mountain Division stars in new film at WheelerThe legendary 10th Mountain Division ski troopers of World War II and their pivotal impact on the American ski industry will be featured in a two-part program this Friday night, April 4th, at the Wheeler Opera House in downtown Aspen. The documentary film Climb to Glory will be preceded by a conversation ...

Harold Ramis had strong ties to Colorado

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Harold Ramis had strong ties to ColoradoHarold Ramis’ recent death reminded film lovers of the incredible scope of his work and the memorable scenes he created via writing, directing and acting. It also prompted local residents to reminisce over their friendships with him during the Ramis family’s yearly ski vacations in Snowmass ...

Bitcoin: The future for real estate?

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Bitcoin: The future for real estate?Bitcoin. If you have been following the news for the past couple of months, you have probably come across at least one article referencing Bitcoin, be it the shutdown of Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world or Newsweek’s “outing” of mysterious Bitcoin founder Satoshi ...

You say you're in the movies? NOT!

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | You say you're in the movies? NOT!As the most brilliant, dishonest liar I ever met in the movie business once explained it to me, of every ten people who say they are in the movie business, nine are not.  They are in the movie development business. Most of them have never been associated in any meaningful way with a successful movie ...

The five kinds of successful movie endings

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | The five kinds of successful movie endingsThe end is the beginning - or at least, it should be, for the makers of movies. A movie's ending, the last emotional beat the audience takes out of the theater, is the key to good word-of-mouth -- and good word-of-mouth, more than reviews, more than newspaper advertising, and even more than the Oscars ...

Historic Olympic slalom gold for Vail Valley's Michaela Shiffrin

Breckenridge/Silverthorne/Frisco News | Historic Olympic slalom gold for Vail Valley's Michaela ShiffrinU.S. ski team racer Mikaela Shiffrin, only 18 years old, became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in women’s slalom history on February 21st  with her decisive victory over her childhood ski racing idol, Marlies Schild, under the lights at Rosa Khutor in Russia. Hailing from Eagle/Vail, the ...
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