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Quiros wants trial moved out of Vermont

Oct. 16, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Lawyers for a Miami businessman accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case in northern Vermont want his trial moved out of state because of what they call "inflammatory pretrial publicity." In court papers filed late Tuesday, lawyers for Ariel Quiros wrote that he cannot get a fair...

Judge authorizes sale of snow guns from private ski resort

Oct. 14, 2019 10:24 AM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge has approved a process to sell snowmaking equipment from the bankrupt Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain in Wilmington. The Brattleboro Reformer reports interested buyers have until Oct. 25 to submit bids. If a bid other than the one for $287,000 submitted by a...

Colorado ski resort beats another to become 1st to open

Oct. 11, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado ski resort has become the first in the state to kick off ski season ahead of a scheduled opening for a nearby resort. The Summit Daily reports Arapahoe Basin Ski Area beat Keystone Resort to for the new ski season after announcing Friday that it would start operating lifts...

Forest at famed Idaho ski area facing wildfires, insects

Oct. 9, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The forest in and around one of the nation's top ski destinations is in trouble from an ongoing combination of unusually warm temperatures, drought, wildfires, insect invaders and pathogens, officials say. So the U.S. Forest Service is starting an environmental analysis to find ways to...

Wyoming resort town sees varied business during summer

Oct. 9, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Jackson business owners report varying degrees of success during this past summer season at the northwest Wyoming tourist town. However, the Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the good news for all was that though the season started a bit cold and wet, there were no huge...

Trump's Scottish golf clubs extend run of yearly losses

Oct. 8, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's two golf resorts in Scotland posted another year of multimillion-dollar losses as his properties contend with a struggling local economy and a backlash against his divisive rhetoric. Trump's golf clubs on the North Sea and Irish Sea lost a combined 11.9 million...

Titus: Congress bill on hotel resort fees faces uphill path

Oct. 5, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal legislation requiring transparency in hotel room rate advertising faces an uphill battle in the current Congress, according to Nevada U.S. Rep. Dina Titus. Titus, a Democrat whose home district includes the resort-packed Las Vegas Strip, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that two...

Supreme Court allows investors to sue state over Jay Peak

Oct. 4, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday to allow a group of foreign investors to seek negligence and breach of contract claims against the state for allegedly failing to provide sufficient oversight of projects at the Jay Peak ski resort that authorities say were fraudulent. The...

Federal lawsuit aims to stop Mount Snow sale to Vail Resorts

Sep. 3, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An investor in Mount Snow's parent company, Peak Resorts, wants to stop a vote on whether to merge with Vail Resorts unless more information is disclosed The Brattleboro Reformer reports that the lawsuit accuses Peaks Resorts executives and directors of violating securities rules for...