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March 12, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Mammoth Mountain in California, Snowbird in Utah and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada join the lineup for Mountain Collective's 2013-14 pass that offers two days of skiing or riding at each resort. The three join Alta in Utah, Aspen/Snowmass in Colorado and Jackson Hole in Wyoming, which teamed up for the first pass issued for the 2012-13 season. A limited number of passes go on sale Tuesday at last season's prices: $349 per adult and $229 per child 12 and younger, according to Mountain Collective.
December 6, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Colorado's tourism industry is stepping up efforts to avert a boycott following passage of what is widely viewed as an anti-gay amendment to the state's constitution, trade groups said Friday. The Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is shifting advertising in trade convention magazines to argue that a boycott against the city is unfair, spokesman Rich Grant said.
January 23, 2007 | Chuck Philips, Times Staff Writer
As defense attorneys accused the government of ethical breaches in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping investigation, the lead prosecutor on Monday was lecturing defense lawyers at a posh legal retreat in Aspen, Colo., co-sponsored by the jailed sleuth's former attorney. His topic? "Ethical Dilemmas in White-Collar Cases." Assistant U.S. Atty.
March 29, 1998 | EILEEN OGINTZ
Here are five places I'd take the kids--again. That's high praise coming from me and my well-traveled bunch who have logged too many hours in cars and planes over the past five years as we've hiked and skied and toured and camped and cruised across the country and beyond. LUDLOW ISLAND LODGE, P.O. Box 1146, Cook, MN 55723; telephone (800) 537-5308. Internet
June 16, 2004 | From Associated Press
Dick Durrance, an American skiing pioneer who won 17 national championship titles and put Aspen, Colo., on the map of major ski destinations, has died. He was 89. Durrance died Sunday of natural causes in Carbondale, Colo., north of Aspen, family members said. Durrance, the first general manager of the Aspen Skiing Co., was a key developer of the resort at Alta, Utah.
July 19, 1985 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and a group that includes Marvin Davis, who owns Fox with Australian publisher Rupert Murdoch, have sold 50% of Aspen Skiing Co. to the powerful Crown family of Chicago for an undisclosed price. Holdings of the Crown family include 23% of General Dynamics, a major military contractor. The family also holds major stakes in other corporations, as well as widespread real estate interests. The Aspen firm operates four ski areas in Colorado.
May 27, 2007 | Mary E. Forgione
Touting tourism done right The Great Barrier Reef was selected top destination of the year by the World Travel & Tourism Council. At a May 11 summit in Portugal, the travel industry forum gave kudos to the Australian agency that oversees the marine park for promoting eco-tourism and protecting a healthy reef. Other Tourism for Tomorrow Award winners include Aspen Skiing Co. in Aspen, Colo.
December 26, 1992 | From Reuters
Some famous figures who like to spend Christmas in Colorado were absent this year, but most resorts reported business as usual despite a boycott called over a new state law that has been attacked as anti-gay.
January 11, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
The mansion that was once purchased by newspaper czar William Randolph Hearst for film star Marion Davies is for sale at $25 million, making it one of the highest-priced houses in the United States, maybe even the world. Hearst bought the Beverly Hills home, which he named "Beverly House," in 1947 for $120,000. That per "The Estates of Beverly Hills," which Jeff Hyland (whose Beverly Hills firm Alvarez, Hyland & Young has the listing) co-authored with Charles Lockwood.
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