Walsh met Shiffrin in kindergarten growing up in Vail, Colorado, and they became teammates on Ski Club Vail.
Communities across Colorado are grappling with how to manage short-term rentals like Airbnbs.
“It was one of my big goals to win in every discipline when I first started racing — one of those goals that you don’t think you are ever going to achieve,” the 23-year-old Shiffrin said.
The 34-year-old ski racer enters the season with 82 World Cup victories, leaving her five away from breaking the record held by Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden.
The parents of the boy had filed a civil suit against the resort for negligence. An appeal is not out of the question.
Snowpack is decent near the Continental Divide. But places farther south are setting new records for lack of snow.
"We still remain behind typical conditions for this time of year in terms of open terrain and base depth," said Vail CEO Rob Katz.
The Forest Service's new proposed plan for Hanging Lake includes shuttle service, fees and a limit of 615 visitors per day.
There was a reported 11 percent uptick in money sent to the federal government during the 2015-2016 season.
- The airport has experienced a 21 percent decline in passengers since 2011.Read more