Kids Can Ski and Ride for Free in Colorado Ski Country

Kids Can Ski and Ride for Free in Colorado Ski Country
As part of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts commitment to providing an enjoyable and affordable ski vacation for families, many resorts offer free skiing for kids. By waiving a lift ticket fee for kids under a certain age or offering free lift …

Can a ski resort have too much snow?
For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it’s a good problem to have: too much snow. Recent storms that walloped mountains across the West dropped up to 10 feet of snow, creating thrilling powdery runs. But once avalanche danger emerged on roads …

Michigan ski areas offer learn to ski program in January
Michigan ski areas are offering an all-inclusive package to learn to ski or snowboard, Discover Michigan Skiing, in January. The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association announced that 26 ski facilities are participating in the annual program.
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California Chrome’s Last California Ride

sportCalifornia Chrome’s Last California Ride
Leaving on a jet plane, won’t be back again. Oh Babe, please don’t go. Suddenly it was over. Just like that. Yet, for Southern California horse racing fans it was the ride of a lifetime. “Chrome will fly to Florida on Friday, January 6. We’ll train him up …
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Horse Racing Betting Report – 2017 Lecomte Stakes
It may be mid-January but the trail to horse racing’s Triple Crown series later this spring is staring to heat up. This Saturday afternoon’s race card at Fair Grounds Race Course features the running of the $ 200,000 Lecomte Stakes as one of the first …
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Stonestreet to become sponsor of Keeneland’s Grade 3 Lexington; purse increased to 0,000
Keeneland announced Tuesday that Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet has become the signature sponsor of the Spring Meet’s Lexington (G3), to be held Saturday, April 15. Purse money for the Lexington will increase in 2017 from $ 150,000 to $ 200,000. The stakes …
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Ride Like A Girl: Motocross Ladies

sportRide Like A Girl: Motocross Ladies
Motocross Ladies, where women from around the world are united with the same passion for motocross. From wins to loses, scrapes and bruises, we are shining a light on women’s motocross racing on both amateur and professional levels… one race, one …
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Shipwreck Coast Motocross Club posts strong results in Western Region Moto-X Series
Shipwreck Coast Motocross Club is celebrating strong results in the final round of the 2016 Western Region Moto-X Series. The club had 42 top 20 finishes, and 32 top ten finishes. Lauren Cook won the ladies’ clubwomen, while Rachel Dendle finished third …
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An encouraging start to the final fixture of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship at Glen Helen for the Grand Prix of USA saw Team Suzuki World MXGP’s Kevin Strijbos race to fourth position in qualification. Hot sunshine lashed the San Bernardino …
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Capital Economics Sees a Wild Ride for Iron Ore as $20s Loom

trendCapital Economics Sees a Wild Ride for Iron Ore as s Loom
A mine worker positions a hose used in the drilling operation inside an underground iron ore mine. Iron ore has been pummeled yet again over 2015 as the world’s largest miners including Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. in Australia and Brazil’s …
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Report finds increase in job openings for economics Ph.D.s
A new report by the American Economic Association found that its listings for jobs for economics Ph.D.s increased by 8.5 percent in 2015, to 3,309. Academic jobs increased to 2,458, from 2,290. Nonacademic jobs increased to 846 from 761. (Not all jobs …
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Five books that put some life in the dismal science of economics
Anyone’s list of best books of the year is going to be incomplete and biased. Mine, for example, is weighted toward books about economic theory and the financial industry. That means that 2015 is the perfect year for me to list my recommendations …
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