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Plaintiff from Howelsen Hill skier death lawsuit testifies before Colorado Senate

Maureen Ryan, the mother of a skier who died on Howelsen Hill in 2011, testified Wednesday before the state Senate Judiciary Committee about a bill that proposes to increase the damages cap for a lawsuit against a government entity.

Judge denies city of Steamboat Springs' motion to dismiss skier death claim

On Thursday, 14th Judicial District Judge Shelley Hill issued an order denying the city of Steamboat Springs’ request to dismiss a claim from Maureen Ryan related to the death of her son, Cooper Larsh, while he was skiing at Howelsen Hill on March 17, 2011.

Two-day hearing in Steamboat Springs skier death lawsuit wraps up Friday

During the second day of an evidentiary hearing for a lawsuit about the death of Cooper Larsh at Howelsen Hill Ski Area in March 2011, the defense called two witnesses, both sides made closing arguments and a gulf remained between the competing sets of facts.

Evidentiary hearing under way in lawsuit over 2011 skier death at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs

Thursday was the first day of an evidentiary hearing related to the snow-immersion death of Cooper Larsh at Howelsen Hill on March 17, 2011. The hearing continues Friday morning.

City of Steamboat Springs faces lawsuit related to 2011 skier death at Howelsen Hill

Maureen Ryan, who lives in Boulder County, filed a lawsuit against the city of Steamboat Springs, which operates Howelsen Hill, for the wrongful death of her 19-year-old son, Cooper Larsh.

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Police: Howelsen skier likely suffocated

A 19-year-old Boulder man died Thursday after crashing into deep snow near the Alpine slide at Howelsen Hill. Cooper Larsh's stepfather described him as an avid skier with a good sense of humor.


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