NEW CASTLE, CO (AP) - An Associated Press review finds many new oil and gas wells near fragile areas aren't getting any federal inspection from an agency that's having a tough time keeping pace with America's drilling boom.
Government data obtained byt eh AP point to the Bureau of Land Management as so overwhelmed by a boom in a new drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that is has been unable to keep up with inspections of some of the highest priority wells.
The town of Vail, Colorado had representatives in town last week, for several days of collaboration, brainstorming, and sharing information on how similar mountain resort communities operate. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The grandson of one of Vail's co-founders who died Thursday in an avalanche that also trapped - temporarily - three others, was a graduate of the Park City Winter School. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's ski resorts are taking the offensive in ensuring the multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry isn't hurt by recreational marijuana stores set to open in January. Rick Brough has more.