User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Sustainable Business :: Eco-Tourism
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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What’s actually in the “Green New Deal” from Democrats? 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
"I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called 'Carbon Footprint' to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military -- even if no other country would do the same. Brilliant!" -- President Donald Trump, in a tweet on Feb. 9 "There are multiple doctored GND (Green New Deal) resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version that got uploaded + taken down. There's also draft versions floating out there. Point is, the real one is our submitted resolution, H.Res. 109." -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in a tweet on Feb. 9
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“Are You Colo-Ready?”: Singing elk helps tourism alliance promote sustainability 31.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A new alliance of Colorado tourism businesses and organizations is expanding efforts to minimize the environmental impacts of tourism, which generated nearly $21 billion in spending in 20717.
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Gift green plants, orange gujiya on Holi 24.2.2018 Life-style – The Indian Express
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How to turn motorized rec into a sustainable economy 12.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
In 2010, Challis, Idaho, created a trail for ATV riders. Now, it’s enjoying an economic boost.
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Fort Carson Green Beret killed in combat in Afghanistan 6.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A Fort Carson Green Beret was killed Saturday in combat in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said.
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How to be an ethical, socially conscious traveler 22.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
"Essentially we're talking about mindful travel," said Jeff Greenwald, a travel journalist and co-founder of Ethical Traveler.
Fact check: Did President Obama allow a “back door” to citizenship through DACA? 7.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
One criticism of DACA, which the Trump administration has said it will rescind unless Congress acts to make it permanent, is that it has allowed unauthorized immigrants to exploit the system and gain U.S. citizenship, despite former President Barack Obama's statement that it would not do so.
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Cannabis company buys entire town as 420-friendly tourist destination 4.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Cannabis company American Green has bought the town of Nipton, California and plans to make it a marijuana tourism destination, powered by renewable energy.
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Comedian in Car Getting Cash: Seinfeld is Forbes’ top paid 30.7.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
By The Associated Press
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Colorado DMV offices hit by tech issue; Colorado Springs office evacuated 29.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
Several Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles offices experienced technical issues Friday afternoon and were unable to issue driver licenses.
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Can the Town of Vail become continent’s first sustainable tourism destination? 29.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
The resort-anchored Town of Vail trying to become the continent’s first sustainable tourist destination certified through the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
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At 87, eco-legend Ken Sleight of Ed Abbey fame is still fighting Lake Powell — but knows it’s a losing battle 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Moab • Ensconced at the base of the La Sal Mountains, 15 miles south of Utah’s redrock capital, storied environmentalist Ken Sleight looks out over the landscape of a rich life. Immortalized as Seldom Seen Smith by Edward Abbey in his 1975 anarchist primer “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” Sleight, now 87, ponders the past and future of his beloved Colorado Plateau. He moves a little slower these days and has just undergone surgery to remove cancerous skin cells from his nose. But Sleight’s insights are... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Flooding disrupts White Rim travel 16.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
High water on the Green River has submerged the western part of Utah’s White Rim trail in Canyonlands National Park, potentially stranding visitors touring the famed 100-mile loop popular with mountain bikers and ATV riders. The river rose above 20,000 cubic feet per second on Monday as spring runoff surged from surrounding mountains and flooded the two-track trail between Potato Bottom and Labyrinth campsites, according to the National Park Service. This means rim travelers on a clockwise tour... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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5 recipes from the Santa Fe Margarita Trail 6.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Santa Fe doesn’t claim to have invented the margarita. But what this city will confidently take credit for is being the first place in the world to import tequila from Mexico.
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U.S. cities aim to make Chinese visitors feel at home 31.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Boston • Hotels offer congee and other Chinese staples for room service. Casinos train staff members on Chinese etiquette. Restaurants, tourist sights and shopping malls translate signs, menus and information booklets into Mandarin. The American hospitality industry is stepping up efforts to make Chinese visitors feel more welcome, since they are projected to soon surpass travelers from the United Kingdom and Japan as the single largest overseas demographic. And it’s not just the typical tourist...
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Ex-Thai tourism chief gets 50 years for taking bribes 29.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Bangkok • The former head of Thailand’s tourism promotion board was sentenced on Wednesday to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago. A court established last year to hear corruption cases found Juthamas Siriwan guilty on 11 counts, each carrying a six-year sentence, but prison sentences are capped at 50 years under Thai law. Her daughter Jittisopa, into whose accounts the mone...
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Free 'tipsy tow' offered for St. Patrick's Day 18.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
No one needs the luck of the Irish for a free ride home from St. Patrick’s Day celebrations if they’ve had a pint too many. AAA Utah is offering to take drinkers and their cars home without charge. The company will offer free rides to drinking drivers from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday. Drivers may call 800-222-4357 (AAA-HELP) for a free ride home of up to 10 miles by telling the operator they need a “tipsy tow.” “The Tipsy Tow program is a service to the community by AAA to keep roads saf...
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2 arrested in hash-oil explosion that burned Nederland home 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
Two men were arrested this week on charges tied to an illegal hash-oil operation at the Nederland home that caught fire following an explosion last summer, severely injuring two other men who were in the house a the time.
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Adams County authorities ID Denver man killed in Thornton Parkway rollover crash 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
A 48-year-old Denver man has been identified as the person killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle, rollover crash on Thornton Parkway.
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