Stories for February 2000

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Tuesday, February 29

Even in death, reckless skiing should be criminal

The Colorado Supreme Court began hearing arguments Monday about where in the snow the criminal line should be drawn when it comes to reckless skiing. In our opinion, the justices have but one reasonable answer to give to the question of whether an out-of-control skier or snowboarder should face criminal charges for killing another person on a ski slope. That answer is an unequivocal "Yes."