A recent article in the Times by Alan Wartes on the Colorado State Water Plan piqued my interest — because of a possible solution to the state’s water shortfall that the plan leaves unexplored.
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:28pm admin
By Will Shoemaker.
A pioneer responsible for transforming Crested Butte from a former mining town into a recreation mecca has died. Howard “Bo” Callaway, a co-owner of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) spanning three decades, is remembered for his devotion to conservation, love of nature and approach to ski area operations that prioritized guest service. He was 86. In the Gunnison Valley, Callaway, a native of Georgia, is best known for turning a bankrupt ski area into the main attraction in “the last great Colorado ski town.” He and brother-in-law Ralph Walton purchased the ski area in 1970, but it wasn’t the first choice.