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Federal review says skier triggered deadly New Mexico slide

Jul. 15, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A skier triggered an avalanche in January at a ski resort in northern New Mexico that led to his death and the death of another skier after they were overrun by snow, the U.S. Forest Service said in a written review obtained by The Associated Press on Monday. Taos Ski Valley followed...

More alcohol seized in connection to resort for ultra-rich

Jul. 8, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Monday that they confiscated over 800 bottles and cans of alcohol in a raid just days after the Yellowstone Club signed a deal to settle charges of serving booze at unlicensed bars at the private ski resort for the ultra-rich. Officials believe the alcohol seized...

Congestion concerns in canyons east of Salt Lake City

Jul. 5, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Wasatch Front's population increased by 40 percent in an 18-year-time span, which in turn has increased the number of people heading outdoors for recreation, putting pressure on natural landscapes. The road up Little Cottonwood Canyon may be only 7 miles long, but it handles more...

Ski resorts not just for winter anymore

Jul. 3, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

Ski resorts are not just for winter anymore. In an effort to expand revenue opportunities in shortening ski seasons, mountain resorts have started offering more activities for the warmer months. Ski resorts have always drawn people to the mountain for summer hiking, biking and horseback riding. Now you can ride a...

W.Va. resort's ski operations up for sale

Jun. 28, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Court filings show a West Virginia resort's owners plan to sell its ski operations. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a petition filed this week in federal bankruptcy court shows Timberline Four Seasons Resort Management Co. Inc. is seeking approval to sell snow-making towers and...

Illinois offers $1.5 million in search for resort operator

Jun. 26, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

WHITTINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is continuing its efforts to find vendors interested in reopening facilities at the Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area near Rend Lake The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports the Department of Natural Resources is upping its effort...

APNewsBreak: Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited immigrants

Jun. 25, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay. The hotel misused a type of visa...

Deal lets luxury Montana ski club keeps its liquor licenses

Jun. 25, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials won't pull the liquor licenses of an ultra-exclusive ski resort that counts Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake among its members as part of a $370,000 settlement agreement with Yellowstone Club owners and executives, including one who is a major campaign donor to Gov....

The Latest: Resort owner in liquor dispute is Bullock donor

Jun. 25, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a settlement between Montana and the Yellowstone Club resort (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The owner of the Yellowstone Club and co-owner of three of the four liquor licenses the Montana Department of Revenue threatened to revoke from the ultra-exclusive resort's bars and...

Hotel owner sues insurance company after Vegas mass shooting

Jun. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 4,000 people are seeking damages from MGM Resorts International related to the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead, the casino giant said in a lawsuit alleging its insurance company has failed to pay promised legal costs. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts alleges...