Rural Colorado communities chosen for second round of Blueprint 2.0 initiatives
Colorado

Rural Colorado communities chosen for second round of Blueprint 2.0 initiatives

Program Designed to Support Local Efforts to Boost Economies DENVER Stephanie Copeland, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) along with local economic development professionals from around the state, gathered in Meeker today to announce the recipients of the second round of the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 initiatives. “Blueprint 2.0 … Continue reading

COVER: Local mountain museums connect with past
Arts / Cover Story

COVER: Local mountain museums connect with past

FRONT RANGE Learning about history is often seen as dull, boring and without relevance. Not in the mountain towns of Colorado’s Front Range. While the region’s communities have evolved since their founding, many still display obvious evidence of, and strong connections to, their past identities—which around here is either hard rock mining or tourism. To … Continue reading

Loveland Ski Area opens for 2016-17 season, Nov. 10
Skiing/Snowboarding

Loveland Ski Area opens for 2016-17 season, Nov. 10

Loveland Ski Area will open for the 2016-2017 season on Thursday, Nov. 10. “The waiting game is finally over,” said Rob Goodell, director of business operations. “The persistent warm weather made things difficult this fall, but our snowmaking team has done an amazing job getting the mountain ready for opening day.” Lift 1 will run … Continue reading

Premium dispensary grows into new Georgetown location
Culture

Premium dispensary grows into new Georgetown location

By Jennifer Pund GEORGETOWN Angelo Butierres and Mario Trujillo have built up their Sergeant Green Leaf Wellness Center, a premium medical and recreation marijuana dispensary in Georgetown, by using both successes and obstacles to their advantage. Their family-owned business is now making a profit, and a new, larger location has allowed them to expand their … Continue reading