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DIA executive: Ski towns like Steamboat play a role in attracting flights

Laura Jackson

2012 Navigator Award recipients

Business of the Year: Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus, represented by CEO Peter Perhac, for its new 60,000-square-foot academic center.

Business Person of the Year: Karl Gills, board chairman and president of Colorado Senior Residences for the vision and perseverance he brought to the new Casey’s Pond Senior Living project under construction on Steamboat’s south side.

Sustainable Business of the Year: Steamboat PostNet store and owners Kathy and Terry Stokes for reducing energy consumption by 30 percent and serving as a community recycler of packing peanuts, among other things.

Young Professional of the Year: Stephany Swinford, of Ski Butlers, who has been active in the community during her first three years here.

Read more about this year’s award recipients here.