ski resorts

It’s that time of year when ski resorts crank up snowmaking machines to bolster Mother Nature’s delivery. Some resorts depend on man-made snow more than others and it’s possible the practice may be used more in the future. For Connecting the Drops , Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports. Snow on Aspen Mountain reflects the early afternoon sun, as skiers zig-zag their way down steep terrain. I’m not on skis today, instead I’m heading to a section closed to skiers. Snowmaking Manager...

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014

Newcast Artwork unveiled in North Fork libraries Montrose County given economic incentives to hire Colorado’s capitol building given facelift Ski resorts try to fight dry season

Headlines: Snowpack and Reservoirs Lower Than Last Year Forest Service Seeks Comments On Ski Area Water Policy KVNF's Comment Line Debuts On-air Commentary: "Attack On Rights Report" From Matthew Caine

Headlines: CBI Wants More Money For Gun Background Checks Avalanche Claims Ski Patroller At Snowmass Rout County Snowmobilers Lost, Found, Not Found State Senate Minority Leader Previews His Legislative Agenda Despite Snow, Drought Outlook Uncertain Norwood To Ring In The New Year With Fireworks Extravaganza

Governor John Hickenlooper still has roughly a month to certify the results of the November election. And when he does, it’ll be legal for Coloradans over 21 to smoke recreational marijuana. For the moment, most businesses are taking a wait and see approach. The state’s ski resorts are one industry that doesn't expect its policies to change any time soon. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.