The sport of Nordic skiing is having its heyday this winter. Its rise in popularity coupled with the burning down of a Fischer Sports factory means local retailers are struggling to keep up with increased demand for gear.
A recent study found that a changing climate could cut the length of ski season in half in some parts of the US by 2050, and more by the end of the century. This could have significant impacts on Colorado’s ski industry, which generates almost $5 billion annually and creates more than 46,000 jobs. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh takes a look at two resorts on Colorado’s West Slope to find out what they’re doing to protect the snow and the bottom line.
Roaring Fork School District teachers are undergoing multiple shifts between virtual and in-person learning. Some teachers spoke out about what these transitions are like and how they think it will impact teachers long-term. KDNK's Halle Zander reports.
This month on United Way Cares, hear from members of the Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley team: President Gail Schwartz and Americorps VISTA member Erin Sibley-Jett. They speak with host Traci Gurley-Tomashosky about adapting the ReStore and home-building sites to COVID-19 protocols and how the organization is multiplying its building sites.