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Feb 26, 2021  

“We’ve just had good turnouts, and it seems like the crowds are pretty happy,” he said. “It’s good snow for the season, ya know? With more people coming up, we’re having more traffic to direct.” Two weekends ago, people had to park on the county road leading to the resort. This past weekend, for the first time in the alpine oasis’ history, lift tickets were sold out. Single-day ticket sales are limited this season due to COVID-19 precautions. “That’s a banner I thought I’d never make — those sold-out banners,” Marketing and Sales Director Troy Hawks said. “And I’m probably going to keep one as a souvenir, to be honest with you.” A skier tows his daughter at Sunlight Mountain on Saturday morning. Ray K. Erku / Post Independent Sunlight hit 1,600 ticket sales the weekend of Feb. 6-7. This Presidents Day weekend, Hawks anticipated anywhere from 1,200 and 1,600 in sales, with 1,500 passes being the sweet spot. By 11:40ish a.m., good luck trying to find a parking space. Garfield and Pitkin counties are seeing downward trends in COVID-19 cases. And, as of Saturday morning, restaurants up and down the Roaring Fork Valley were officially operating at Yellow level on the Colorado COVID-19 dial (up to 50% indoor dining). Overcast never felt so great. Fresh “pow!” Pitchers of beer occupy picnic table tops near Sunlight’s base. Room on the ski racks is scarce. The site of an empty seat on the uphill chairlifts is uncommon.


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Current board vice president Susan Blackburn dropped out of the race last month , saying she wanted to spend more time with her family. "My decision to withdraw from the race was a difficult one to make because I really enjoy serving on the board of education. However, at this point in my life, I need to spend more time with my family, " Blackburn said. Blackburn was elected to the board in 2018 and hers is one of the two seats on the ballot. The election is happened after a year marked by the coronavirus pandemic and debates over whether schools should have students in classrooms. Brent Ghan, deputy executive director of the Missouri School Boards Association, said it's been a tough year on school board members across the state. "It's been a very challenging year to say the least for school boards and administrators as they're grappling with how to continue to provide our kids with quality education during the pandemic," Ghan said. "They've been faced with some very difficult decisions and sometimes those decisions are not very popular." Ghan said it's especially difficult for board members who have to make tough decisions because they know they cannot please everyone. The Columbia Board of Education debated several times whether to reopen schools, putting elementary students back in classrooms last fall only to send them back online weeks later. All grade levels have now been learning in classrooms for about a month. Middle and high school students attend in-person two days a week and online two days a week. In Columbia, school board members said they received threats. "I think when people ran for the school board, they never dreamed they would be in this position to have to make additional info these decisions and yet here we are," Ghan said. "Thank goodness we have people who are willing to step up and provide leadership and make those tough decisions. Ghan said he believes he's seen an increase in the number of people running for school boards in Missouri, though he hasn't done a thorough count. "We may have seen an uptick in the number of people running for school board seats ...