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Following is a preview of tomorrow’s headlines

A bill aimed at protecting wildlife on Highway 82 and other dangerous roadways got run over in a Senate committee Wednesday.The bill would have doubled fines for speeding and other traffic violations in designated wildlife crossing areas, which would have included two spots on Highway 82.It was defeated in a 4-3 vote by the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee.

This springs ski season is shaping up to be one of the best in years. And what do we all do?Why, pull out our bikes, of course. And maybe head to Moab.Fair enough. Its only human to want to jump into some non-snow activities after making it through another winter. But this also is an ideal time of year for skiing including to area backcountry huts.The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer and its a whole lot easier to reserve a hut than during the winter.The 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, which operates sites generally located between Aspen, Leadville and Vail, is open through April 30. Yet some of its most popular huts arent booked at all after about April 10, said Scott Messina, who oversees field operations for the association.

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