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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.
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NEWS
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.
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NEWS
January 13, 2004 | Emmett Berg
Another generically named action sports site that teases visitors with a wide offering of services and features, Boarderzone.com fails to land the trick as advertised. Developed in New Zealand, and exhorting visitors to "think local, ride global," the site covers new gear and Kiwi snowboarding well enough but lumps the rest of the ridable world into two categories: ski resorts in Colorado and Canada. And, gee, the site is sponsored by ... resorts in Colorado and Canada.
TRAVEL
November 11, 2001
Hotels, airlines and Internet travel sellers, all suffering from the downturn in travel, are cooperating on deals for online customers. For instance, United Airlines is offering a free night (as part of a minimum two-night stay) at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts to customers who book flights on United's Internet site by Nov. 27. A spokesman said all 204 Hyatts are participating. Visit http://www.ual.com for details.
TRAVEL
November 23, 2008 | Hugo Martin
Add this to the growing list of incentives offered by the travel industry: If you ski for at least three days at one of the five Vail Resorts, your kids get up to $45 in free daily food vouchers. The deal: When parents book a three-day, three-night ski or snowboarding vacation through Vail Resorts before Dec. 14, they get up to $30 in dining vouchers per child per day, to be spent at on-mountain eateries. (Limit two kids per family.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1992
E.N. Phillips Co., having failed in its bid to build a successful chain of health-screening centers in shopping malls, now plans to roll the dice in the casino business. The Reseda firm, which currently has no operations after having closed its screening centers during the past year, said it has agreed to merge with Entertainment Gaming Inc., a Denver concern that is trying to establish a gaming resort and casino in Black Hawk, Colo. Terms of the merger were not disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1990 | YOLANDA RODRIGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The search for Leticia Hernandez of Oceanside turned west after a sighting of the 7-year-old girl in Durango, Colo., was reported to FBI agents. Before the latest sighting in a Durango convenience store Jan. 23, she had been last reported at a grocery store in Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 19, officials said. Bob Pence, agent in charge of the FBI in Colorado, said a clerk in the convenience store reported that a little girl and a white woman entered the store about 10:30 a.m. that day.
BUSINESS
February 22, 2012 | By Hugo Martin
Vail Resorts Inc., one of the largest ski resort operators in North America, has agreed to spend $18 million to acquire Kirkwood Mountain Resort along with undeveloped land at the base of the mountain in Lake Tahoe. The deal would give Vail ownership of three of the seven major resorts around Lake Tahoe: Heavenly, Northstar and now Kirkwood. Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border is encircled by seven major ski resorts and several smaller ski and cross-country operations in the Sierra Nevada.  Vail Resorts, a publicly traded company, is considered among the largest resort owners in North America.
BUSINESS
May 19, 1998 | From Associated Press
French tycoon Francois Pinault agreed to buy Christie's International in a deal that values the auction house at $1.2 billion, both sides said Monday. Pinault, a top retailer and avid art collector, has been a regular customer of Christie's and, by purchasing the auction house, hopes to capitalize on a recent trend of increasingly higher prices for top artworks.
NEWS
November 28, 1989 | From Associated Press
A wintry storm marching across the continent hit the northern plains with up to 18 inches of snow Monday, and high wind, poor visibility and icy roads combined to close schools. Western South Dakota got the heaviest snow, with 18 inches at Spearfish and Galena, both in the Black Hills. Snow fell over much of the northern plains and the upper Mississippi Valley. Rain extended from eastern Nebraska into the upper Great Lakes region and parts of the Ohio Valley.
TRAVEL
November 20, 2005 | Times staff
THE ski industry is feeling the pinch of increased fuel costs, and many resorts in California and Colorado have posted increases in this season's daily lift-ticket prices. "It's very expensive to run a ski resort. Our biggest costs each year come from fuel and labor," said Dana Vander Houwen, a spokesman for California's Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. "We expect fuel costs to increase significantly."
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