Colorado Resorts Pay Record Fees For Land Use In National Forest

Colorado Resorts Pay Record Fees For Land Use In National Forest

Ski resorts of the White River National Forest paid record-high fees to the federal government for their use of public land in the 2021-22 ski season, according to Aspen Daily News. Vail Resorts, Aspen Skiing Co., and other companies operating within the area paid a total combined $23.76 million, $4.26 million (or 22%) more than … Read more

A visit to Southeast Montana features dinosaur bones, fishing and river cruises

A visit to Southeast Montana features dinosaur bones, fishing and river cruises

Jurassic Park has nothing on what lies beneath the earth in Montana’s Badlands. Dinosaur bones and near-complete skeletons have been found all around southeastern Montana. They’re found buried under the soil and exposed along cliffsides of sandstone worn away by millions of years of rain, snow and ice. Torrents of water washing in from the … Read more

5-at-10: Falcons best QB plan, NFL+ continues domination, magical greatness of prep tour

5-at-10: Falcons best QB plan, NFL+ continues domination, magical greatness of prep tour

Falcons open camp So the Falcons report to camp today. Yay. The NFL rocks. The most lasting piece of good news for said Falcons during an offseason overhaul has been the return of the throwback red helmets. (Side question: IF I started with the Falcons and added the Chargers, that’s the Batman and Robin of … Read more

Grizzly bear returns, kills woman camping in her sleep after she scared it off an hour earlier, wildlife officials

Grizzly bear returns, kills woman camping in her sleep after she scared it off an hour earlier, wildlife officials

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A California woman who was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear in western Montana last summer was the victim of a rare predatory attack by a bear that had learned to seek out human food and was likely attracted scents near her tent and others left behind from recent Independence Day … Read more

National Plan for Vacation Day: Here’s the Best Way to Book Travel

National Plan for Vacation Day: Here's the Best Way to Book Travel

Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day and therefore the ideal time to start thinking about your next getaway. According to new data from the US Travel Association, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of American workers say that they feel at least moderately burned out entering year three of the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, more than … Read more

PBS travel show host Samantha Brown is keynote speaker at Chattanooga Tourism Summit and more business news

PBS travel show host Samantha Brown is keynote speaker at Chattanooga Tourism Summit and more business news

PBS travel host keynotes 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit Samantha Brown, the Emmy-award-winning host and producer of Samantha Brown’s Places to Love on PBS, will be the keynote speaker for the 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit luncheon from 11 am to 2 pm Sept. 20 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The Chattanooga Tourism Co. recently hosted Brown … Read more

5-at-10: Durant destination, Biblical encounters, Raiders historic hire, AC debate

5-at-10: Durant destination, Biblical encounters, Raiders historic hire, AC debate

Photo by the Mrs. 5-at-10 / A base jumper dives off the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho headed toward the Snake River on Thursday. He landed safely. GRAND TARGHEE, Wyoming — So we moved East and landed at the site of the family wedding. Good times. I am writing this at 4:45 local time, … Read more