Yeah, More Booze coming to Crested Butte as well as a successful sled making business. Welcome Hoskins!
For departing sledmaker, there’s just too much “no” in Silverton
The Denver Post
Brice Hoskin, co-owner of Mountain Boy Sledworks, pilots one of his sleds down Silverton’s Kendall Mountain. After two years of fighting with local officials, Hoskin and his wife Karen are leaving Silverton, moving their sled company and popular Montanya rum distillery to Crested Butte. (Jason Blevins, The Denver Post)
But after two years of well-publicized wrangling with Silverton officials over licenses, zoning, lights and banners, the Hoskins are moving their renowned sledmaking business and their growing Montanya rum distillery to Crested Butte, dealing a hefty blow to the isolated village of 500 and spreading worry throughout the local business community.
“There’s no vision here,” says Karen Hoskin, former executive director of the San Juan Development Association, who once counted her “greatest qualification” for that job as her “love for Silverton.”
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