“Walkable” communities driving Western mountain housing market

Travis’s post reminds me of this story in the Denver Post business section a few weeks ago, which was deep in my pile of “to be posted.” Here’s the link to the Post story. Here’s an excerpt: BUENA VISTA — Homes within walking distance to shops and restaurants are forecast to drive the housing markets …

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Bob Berwyn on the Hausberg- Building Regional Identity

Great post by Bob Berwyn on the idea of Hausberg or ski commons in the Summit County Citizens Voice here. Why does it all matter? Skiing is a sport that forges community, cutting across political lines and ethnic distinctions and ideological boundaries. That’s important for the American West, a region that has long been managed …

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