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Skiing Goes Green At Killington

date icon February 27, 2015

Highlighting how global warming poses a big threat to the ski industry, EPA officials this month toured Vermont's Killington Resort to showcase environmental initiatives aimed at cutting emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. Killington was named Vermont’s Overall Greenest Resort in 2014.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Tabbed For World Heritage Status

date icon February 24, 2015

The U.S. may soon have some new World Heritage sites to celebrate and visit, as Interior Secretary Sally Jewell this week said her agency is nominating a group of 10 buildings in seven states designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for inclusion on the World Heritage List.

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Colorado Ski Resorts Ramping Up The Spring Fun

date icon February 22, 2015

For Colorado skiers, spring is the best time of the year, offering the snowiest months of the ski season, but also longer days and plenty of special events, races and concerts through the end of March and into April. Highlights include the American Freestyle Ski Championships at Steamboat, a Retro Day at Eldora and even a scavenger hunt at Loveland.

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100 Million by 2021?

date icon February 18, 2015

Touting recent growth in the U.S. tourism industry, the Obama administration last week released a new report outlining steps to open the door even wider. Working with the Department of Homeland Security, the administration's Commerce Department outline specific action plans at the country's 17 biggest airports aimed at improving the arrival experience for international travelers.

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Rocky Mountain National Park Ups Backcountry Fees

date icon February 15, 2015

It'll cost you just a bit more to camp in the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park this summer, as the park service has upped the permit fee for 420 to $26 per trip.

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