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Resorts ready to cut deals so consumers head to slopes in spite of bumpy economy

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Like beginning skiers looking down a long, steep, mogul-humped run, resort operators are studying the prospect of the coming ski season with no little trepidation. Like all snow addicts, they’re hoping for a magnum of champagne powder ...

Rick Jussel Column November 23, 2008

By Rick Jussel

There are big wins. Denver’s 24-20 win over Atlanta last Sunday certainly rates as one. There are big losses. San Diego’s 11-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers (downgraded from 18-10 by NFL officials after the game was over) ...

Scheduled to open Dec. 11, Powderhorn plays to region

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Powderhorn Ski Resort is playing to its base this winter. Instead of trying to lure skiers from as far as Texas and California, the resort on Grand Mesa, which is slated to open Dec. 11, is aiming at the western Colorado and eastern Utah ...

Olathe FB v Faith sack 11-2

Rhodes paves way for Olathe in Class 2A

By Patrick Bahr

OLATHE — David Rhodes breaking tackles while running the football got Olathe High School into the Class 2A state semifinals, but Saturday against Faith Christian, it was a tackle that propelled the Pirates to the championship game. ...

Corgi Jo Dee 11-2-8

GJ woman’s Corgis both win national agility titles

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Pamela Wiltgen has a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Diablo Harley Boy (aka Harley), who is, shall we say, active. A bit mischievous, too. “He gets to be a little bit of a character,” Wiltgen said. “He’s seven. Imagine him at ...


Skarda finishes 19th at cross-country nationals

By Allen Gemaehlich

Alexis Skarda didn’t post her best time, but she got the result she wanted. The Mesa State College freshman from Boulder placed 19th on Saturday in the NCAA Division II cross country national championships in 22 minutes, 16. By placing ...

Briefs: Mesa State Roundup November 23, 2008

By Staff

Men’s Basketball Sean Flohr hit all five 3-pointers he took in the first half Saturday night, sparking the Mesa State College men’s basketball team to their first win of the season, 83-52 over Caldwell (N.J.) College in the Mines ...


Defensive play leads Demons into title game

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After giving up 465 yards in total offense in last week’s 50-39 Class 3A state quarterfinals victory over Berthoud, Saturday’s state semifinal football game against Mountain View was up to the Glenwood ...

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Andrew Gulliford Column November 23, 2008

By Guest Columnist

There’s a rumor in the historic copper mining boomtown of Jerome, Ariz., that river-runner, rabble-rouser and eco-activist Katie Lee celebrated her 80th birthday by riding naked on her mountain bike through town. “But ...

LS: Your Town Column November 23, 2008

By Tammy Gemaehlich

I started humming Christmas carols in the store while shopping for Thanksgiving dinner. Amid the economic woes that have plagued the country recently, it’s important to be extra thankful this year for just having a roof overhead and ...

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