Fifteen sculptures were created for this year's Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Champsionship in Breckenridge, in front of Riverwalk Center.
Credit Carrie Saldo
If you medal in the Olympics you could become a household name overnight. Maybe even nab a multi-million dollar endorsement contract. Those trappings aren’t likely for top-ranked competitive snow sculptors.
Telluride's Main Street during the summer and the annual Bluegrass Festival, June 2012.
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Colorado ski towns are preparing for more than just snow this winter. The first recreational marijuana stores will open in the state in January. While a few communities across Colorado are banning retail stores altogether, others are taking different approaches to the sale of recreational marijuana.