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3 ways to score free season passes at Colorado ski resorts
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A season pass for Aspen Snowmass costs more than $2,000, but there is a way to snag one for free. All you have to do is spend 15 exhausting days tromping up and down through deep snow in Highland Bowl at Aspen Highlands, helping snow safety crews stabilize the snow by “bootpacking” it. Why would […]

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A-Basin, Keystone expanding terrain for the season’s first weekend of top-to-bottom skiing
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Keystone opened the bottom of the mountain on Friday and Arapahoe Basin opened its upper slopes, meaning both areas will be offering top-to-bottom skiing this weekend for the first time this season. Loveland, meanwhile, will open a second lift on Saturday, bringing the number of open trails to three. Keystone now has eight of its […]

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Have you ever read the fine print on a ski area waiver? Here’s what you agree to when you sign.
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By Taylor Sienkiewicz, Summit Daily BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT — When you buy a lift pass at any ski area, you have to sign a waiver. Most people don’t actually read it, but it severely limits liability for a ski resort, even in cases when claims are based on resort negligence. Monika May, a 55-year-old from Colorado Springs, […]

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Oklahoma journalist diagnosed with breast cancer after screening mammogram on Facebook Live
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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — An Oklahoma City news anchor was recently diagnosed with breast cancer after live streaming her screening test on Facebook. Ali Meyer, a journalist at KFOR, is sharing her story: I turned 40 years old last year, and I felt great. I felt grateful, too, for a life busting at the seams […]

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Monarch ski area pushing up opening by three weeks, marks its earliest opening since 1969
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Another example that Colorado ski resorts are loving all this October snowfall: Monarch will record its earliest season opening since 1969 on Friday. Monarch, which originally planned to open Nov. 22, has received 28 inches of snow in October, including 10 in the past 24 hours, and it has a 19-inch settled base, according to […]

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Ski areas across the country are struggling to find seasonal workers, starting to up the ante
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WARREN, Vt. — It used to be that a free ski pass was enough to lure workers to seasonal jobs at mountain resorts. No longer. In the current tight labor market, ski areas across the country are having a tough time filling jobs, so they’re upping the ante by boosting wages, providing more housing and […]

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New Testing for Dog Owners to Determine Early Stages of Cancer
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A newly approved liquid biopsy testing can now determine early stages of cancer in dogs with minimal cost and non-invasive procedure to save millions of lives and provide pet owners with better options. The President and Chief Operations Officer, Stephanie L. Morley with Zomedica came by the studio this morning to show us how this […]

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