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MUSH!

By Dale Shrull

The before and after a race is a stark contrast. Or is that a bark contrast? With the excitement of the run building, dogs go a little wacko. Barks, yelps and howls of all pitches fill the air, as the dogs are unable to contain their ...


Outside briefs, Feb. 4, 2017

By Staff

Central runners compete in Leadville A group of Central runners took to the outdoors recently to compete in the Colorado Snowshoe State Championships in Leadville. Both the Central boys and girls won team titles, and senior Jared Leblow ...


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Downhill discussion

By Julie Norman

I was researching content marketing for my “real” job here at The Daily Sentinel and found this interesting tool called “Answer the Public” (askthepublic.com). It’s a way to use keywords to identify questions that ...


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Bringing cultures together

By Dale Shrull

RIDGWAY — The cheers soared like falling dominoes, as competitors galloped and slid around the corner of the race track. “Go Turbo!” A woman screamed. And go Turbo did, like the wind on a frigid afternoon. Then there was ...


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Record-setting fun

By Dale Shrull

Fresh snow and fresh faces on the mountain were what Powderhorn Mountain Resort was all about on Friday morning. Those fresh faces were getting ski and snowboard lessons from one of the instructors at Powderhorn. The day was also about ...


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Plenty of smiles on the Skyway

By Dale Shrull

Blue skies and warm sunshine greeted cross-country skiers at the starting line. About 35 smiling faces shoved off for the Skyway Skuffle 10-kilometer race on Saturday on Grand Mesa. After 30-plus minutes, skiers straggled across the finish ...


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Supply not meeting demand

By Dave Buchanan

As over-demand and under-supply continue to pull down water levels in Lake Mead, water managers for the three lower Colorado River Basin states failed to reach an agreement last week on protecting water supplies in Lake Mead. During its ...


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DOWNHILL? SKI UPHILL

By Dave Buchanan

The gloaming brings a new light to your favorite ski area, a softness and quiet unmatched during the day when the runs are blasted by skiers intent on making the most of their $100-a-day lift ticket. But after the lifts stop, and early in the ...


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Powderhorn having outstanding early season

By Dale Shrull

There’s one essential ingredient to a successful ski and snowboard season, and Powderhorn Mountain Resort got a bunch of it two weeks ago. The resort got nearly two feet of fresh snow in two days at the end of November and that allowed ...


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Powderhorn visitors increase by 45 percent this season

By Dale Shrull

Even before the ribbon was snipped on the opening ceremony for the Flat Top Flyer, Powderhorn Mountain Resort was off to a flying start to the 2015-16 season. When it comes to successful ski/snowboard seasons, there’s one key ...


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