Community News - 2010

Subaru Freeskiing World Tour 2010

World’s best freeskiers head to Crested Butte – Subaru Freeskiing World Tour

Come on down to Crested Butte this weekend for the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour.  Always an excited time in Crested Butte when the hardest of hard skiers come and tear up our mountain.  There is really nothing like it.  The snow conditions are great and the extreme skiing is...

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Colorado resort towns wrestle with collecting taxes – Crested Butte

When Elizabeth Smith first listed her three-bedroom Crested Butte home on in 2000, she was one of five Crested Butte homeowners on the website offering private nightly rentals directly to vacationers. Today, she is among 200 Crested Butte homeowners peddling pillows on There are 100 more up the...

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4 Peakview Drive, Mt. Crested Butte, Exterior

Second homes: Crested Butte, Colo., preserves the Western way of life

There is the old south-central Colorado mining town of Crested Butte, with its preserved Victorian architecture, narrow streets built for horses, and anti-franchise law that keeps it free of chain stores and restaurants.

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Mt. Crested Butte Business Summit

Mount Crested Butte business summit: owners want more tourists in town

Participants commented on everything from the effectiveness of the Rural Transportation Authority ground and air programs to ideas for livening up the base area. Some of the businesses reported surprisingly good numbers to date, considering the decline in Mount Crested Butte’s 2009 sales tax numbers, which are down 15...

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North Face Masters Crested Butte


Crested Butte, Colorado, February 14, 2009 - Crested Butte locals and The North Face Masters (TNF Masters) reigning champions Clif Dimon and Susan Mol laid it all on the line in their final runs today as the second stop of TNF Masters in Crested Butte, Colorado, wraps up.

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Crested Butte Ice Rink

Future of Crested Butte Valley recreation: Regional ice rinks, campgrounds, pools?

Improving the ice rink facilities in town and looking into building a campground just south of Crested Butte are preliminary recreation priorities for the Town Council. Those two items rose to the top of the Crested Butte council’s wish list in an early review of the Parks and Recreation...

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Ski Resort Expansion

Slump Mutes Call of the Wild As Joblessness Dims Conservationist Ardor, Ski Trails Loom for Colorado Mountain

The promise of new jobs amid a recession is weakening the resolve of some rural residents to keep wildlands from development. That dynamic is evident around this historic mining town of about 1,650, which had long opposed a ski-resort expansion from nearby Mt. Crested Butte to the neighboring national-forest lands...

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