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Hatcher Pass alpine area backers hustle ahead of snowfall

Sep. 21, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Skeetawk, rising in the Talkeetna Mountains north of Anchorage and one of the nation's few new alpine ski areas, is scheduled to open in December. The clock is ticking for Hatcher Alpine Xperience, the volunteer-powered nonprofit behind the small, family-oriented facility. High on...

Bank to remove snowmaking equipment from closed ski resort

Aug. 30, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont bankruptcy judge is allowing a bank to remove snowmaking equipment purchased with money it loaned to a now shuttered ski resort. The Bennington Banner reports that New Jersey-based Lakeland Bank was granted relief from the automatic stay in place for the Hermitage Club at...

Colorado Editorial Roundup

Aug. 21, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

Steamboat Pilot & Today, Aug. 20, on expanding bus services: Driving the Interstate 70 corridor from Denver into the mountains and back again can be a gauntlet on any given day but especially during the ski season. Will the car in front of you spin out and stall traffic for miles? Will I-70 remain open or...

Colorado businessman: Possible China tariffs challenging

Aug. 17, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado businessman is watching for additional tariffs on Chinese products. President Donald Trump said Thursday he would delay a new, 25% tariff on Chinese goods from September to December. Reggie Charles, founder of Aspen-based High Society Freeride Co., tells the Aspen Daily News...