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Ikon pass prices set to increase by $100 on Tuesday, May 1

Pricing on Ikon passes is scheduled to increase $100 on Tuesday, May 1. The Ikon Pass, currently $899 for adults, offers unlimited access to Steamboat Ski Area and 11 other destinations plus limited days at 13 additional resorts in the U.S. and Canada. The Ikon Base pass, currently $599 for adults, provides five restricted days at Steamboat and 14 other resorts plus unlimited access to 10 mountains, including Winter Park, Copper and Eldora. The Ikon Base pass is blacked out during the holidays from Dec. 26 to 31, Jan. 19 to 20 and Feb. 16 to 17. Both passes include a limited number of 25 percent off tickets for friends and family as well as additional resort discounts. For more information and to purchase a pass, go to ikonpass.com.

Crisis support lines available 24 hours for local residents

A variety of crisis support lines are available 24 hours per day to connect local residents dealing with a personal mental health or other types of crisis with trained professionals or volunteers who can provide support.

They include the following.

  • Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide 24-hour crisis line: 970-846-8182
  • Advocates Building Peaceful Communities 24-hour crisis line: 970-879-8888 
  • Mind Springs Health 24-hour crisis line: 1-888-207-4004
  • Colorado’s mental health crisis line: 1-844-493- 8255

In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Prescribed fire planned Wednesday, Thursday in Greystone area

Firefighters with the Northwest Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit anticipate ideal conditions Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26 to ignite a prescribed fire 5 miles southeast of Greystone in the Douglas Mountain area.

Smoke will be visible from Greystone, Colorado Highway 318 and U.S. Highway 40.

The objective of the 500-acre Teepee Prescribed Fire is to reduce the threat from wildland fires to area improvements and structures, control weeds and improve range conditions for wildlife and livestock. The fire is planned on BLM and private lands.  

Firefighters will follow a detailed fire plan developed in advance with pre-determined parameters along with appropriate smoke permits. Weather and fuel moisture conditions will be closely monitored. The fire will only be ignited if conditions are ideal for a safe, effective burn. 

The public is reminded to not call 911 or emergency services even though smoke may be visible.  Most of the smoke will dissipate during the day, though some smoke may remain in valley bottoms as temperatures drop at night. Any carry-over smoke, is expected to be of short-term occurrence.

Prescribed fire smoke may affect your health. For more information, visit colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wood-smoke-and-health.

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