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2014-01-02 16:21:06

BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaver Creek Resort announced that it intends to replace the existing Centennial Express Lift (Chair 6) with a new high-speed, state-of-the-art combination lift. The new lift will increase uphill capacity by 35 percent through the use of alternating gondola cabins and six-person chairs. The new lift is expected to be in place for the 2014-2015 ski and snowboard season, and the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. On Dec. 9, 2013, the...

2013-12-18 23:21:25

The City of Glenwood Springs’ newly completed b-roll video footage features over 50 clips of the Colorado mountain town throughout the seasons, highlighting major attractions like Glenwood Hot Springs and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. With three convenient formats from which to choose, Glenwood Springs’ b-roll is media-ready and available to download now. Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 As a favorite Colorado visitor destination, Glenwood Springs has found itself at...


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Grand Mesa National Forest
2013-12-05 14:15:15

The Grand Mesa National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Mesa, Delta, and Garfield counties in western Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest towards the north and the Gunnison National Forest towards the east. The forest covers the majority of Grand Mesa and the southern part of Battlement Mesa. It has a total area of 346,555 acres. It is managed by the United States Forest Service together with the Gunnison National Forest and the Uncompahgre National Forest from...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'