Insurance companies also paid to send contracted fire engines to the area to try to protect the pricey ski properties. Efforts to save properties could be undercut if winds shift.
The New Jersey artist brings her public art installations to Colorado this week for the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts.
The mountain town is heavily funding the arts, including the annual Breckenridge International Festival of Arts that runs through Sunday.
Workers living in company housing at Keystone were told they would have new roommates by Christmas. The company now says the plan is voluntary.
- If approved, a 4.5 percent tax on lift tickets will be added to raise money to support the town's parking and transit projects.Read more
- The Forest Service estimates the additional Breckenridge visitors will spend $2.1 million to $8.7 million, creating an economic impact of up to $12.3 million a year.Read more
Two years in, the mountain town is about halfway through what was initially proposed as a 10-year master cultural plan.