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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...

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...

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 ...

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...