Winter Park was one of a dozen Colorado resorts that were open or planned to open by Thanksgiving weekend.
Thanksgiving weekend typically marks the unofficial start to the ski season, according to Colorado ski industry officials. That's because in the days ahead of the holiday, resorts start seeing their bread and butter show up. Think: the out of state, package holiday crowd.
Colorado has a new state Supreme Court Justice. Brian Boatright is starting his role this week. He previously served as a trial court judge in Jefferson County for more than a decade. He’s the fifth member of the seven member court appointed by a Democratic Governor, but Boatright is a Republican. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Boatright to talk about his some of his toughest cases and what he hopes to bring to the job.
Efforts to redraw the state’s seven congressional boundaries, a process known as redistricting, and individual legislative districts, reapportionment – have both hit snags in recent days. And time is running out to finish the work. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about what’s at stake.
A dozen Colorado and national conservation groups are renewing calls on the Obama Administration to enforce a national ban on development in "roadless" national forests and scrap a Colorado plan that they say affords less protections.