Business leaders and town officials in Estes Park want to build a $50-million dollar, year-round ski area that includes restoration of the historic Elkhorn Lodge and the building of a performing arts center. Here to talk more about what’s being called the “Elkhorn Project” is Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall.
Colorado’s snowpack is nearing the lowest it’s been in decades. The mild winter is bad news for powder skiers and snow-dependent businesses in the state. It’s also a concern for millions of people across the Southwest who depend on melting snow for their drinking water and farms.