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PHOTOS: The Country's Coolest Chairlifts

Liftopia | Posted 01.03.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Being a chairlift isn't easy. You're out there in the cold, constantly spinning in circles, pushing people's butts around all day. Plus, no one ever says thank you after a good ride and an angry mob forms when you're out sick. Here's our thank you to some of the best.

Durango's Old-Fashioned Charm

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

With the town's long history of tourism, you'd think the 200-plus stores along Main Avenue would look, well, kind of touristy. They don't.

Hawaii Girl Finds Message In A Bottle From Oregon

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Weird News

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii -- A 10-year-old Oregon boy scribbled a note on binder paper, stuck it into a bottle and tossed it into the ocean. A year later an...

Silverton: Qwest Fiber-Optic Link Never Completed Despite Taxpayer Funding

Silverton Standard | Mark Esper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

San Juan County and the Town of Silverton filed a formal complaint Wednesday, June 30, with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission against Qwest Com...

Ski Resort Openings: The Complete Schedule

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's officially the beginning of ski season here in Colorado! With four resorts already open, more opening this weekend and a slew of them opening ...

Which Colorado Ski Resorts Made Outside Magazine's List Of North America's Best?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outside Magazine has released its annual list of North America's 16 Best Ski Resorts with five Colorado resorts making the list. Silverton placed at...

Clean Water Act Stifling Volunteer Cleanup Efforts

The Colorado Independent | Katie Redding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LEADVILLE -- It's a fall morning in the mountains just outside this Lake County town. Contractors in yellow earthmovers are cleaning up acid mine drai...