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                                                                                                                                                         business and leisure travelers flying to and from upscale destination resorts, metropolitan cities, and
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                                                                                                                                                         •          Fabulous content, outstanding photography                                     •   two months of exposure per issue
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SkyWest Airlines is the largest independently owned regional airline in
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SkyWest Airlines currently employs more than 10,500 team members
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- SkyWest Airlines’ United Express passengers are the
most influential and affluent passengers in the nation
with an average household income of $123,288.

                                                              7 out of 10 readers have acted upon information they
                                                              have seen in an in-flight magazine.

  Highly Trusted Source
  90% of airline magazine readers say they trust              deMoGrAPhics
  information they read in in-flight publications.
                                                              Median age……………………………..........................44.2
                                                              Marital Status
                                                              College education………………………................89.4%
AN AtteNtive, cAPtive AudieNce                                Graduate College or Further………….............76.2%
                    In-flight magazines are in front of       Post-Graduate degree…………………….............31.9%
                  consumers in an environment where
                                                              Household Income
                  they are not distracted. 80% percent of
                  frequent flyers read the current issue of   Median Income…………………….....................$123,233
                  airline in-flight magazines.                Median Home Value………………..................$393,142
                  - SkyWest Airlines does not provide         Employment
                  seatback installed video or audio           Professional/CeO/Manager……………….............61%
                                                              Reason for Travel
                  - SkyWest Magazine is the #1 source
                  for entertainment during their flight.      Business……………………………………......................54%

                                                              * All information obtained from: 2007 MRI and 2006
                                                                ARBITRON In-flight Media Study (*most recent
                                                                available data)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Route Map

           Reaching 2.5 Million TRaveleRs PeR issue!
           - Affluent Destination Resorts
           - Metropolitan Areas
           - Hard-to-Reach Outlying Areas



                    Victoria                                         Kalispell                                                  Minot
                                                                                    Great Falls                                                                                           Houghton/Hancock
                 Seattle/Tacoma                                                                                                                      Fargo
                                                                     Missoula                                                      Bismarck
                                           Pasco/Richland/                        Helena
                                           Kennewick                                                                                                                          Duluth
                                                                                     Bozeman       Billings                                                                                                                                                             Quebec
                                                                                                                                                                                         Wausau          Traverse City
                                                                                                                                                                            Eau Claire         Green Bay
                       Eugene       Redmond/Bend                                                Cody                         Rapid City                                                  Appleton
                                                      Boise                      Idaho Falls                                                         Sioux Falls
                          North Bend                                                                                                                                                                  Muskegon Saginaw
                                                                                          Jackson Hole                                                                                                                                         Syracuse
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Grand Rapids          London
                          Medford                                                                               Casper                                                                                           Lansing
                                    Klamath Falls                                                                                                                                              Milwaukee
                                                                                                                                                                  Cedar Rapids                                         Detroit
              Crescent City                                                                                                                                Des Moines                                    South Bend
                                                                                                                                                                                               Chicago                     Cleveland
                                                                                                  Rock Springs
                                                                                                                                                               Omaha            Moline                                                                    White Plains
          Eureka/Arcata         Redding                                                           Hayden/Steamboat Springs                      Lincoln                                   Peoria              Fort Wayne       Akron         Allentown
                                                                              Salt Lake City
                                    Chico Reno                                                       Eagle County                                                                                                     Columbus      Pittsburgh
                                                                                                                       Denver                                                                        Indianapolis
                                                                                                               Aspen                                            Kansas City            Springfield
                               Sacramento                                        Grand Junction                                                                                                                     Cincinnati                  Washington, DC
                                                                                                                      Colorado Springs                                                                 Louisville          Charleston
                                 Oakland                                                   Montrose
                 San Francisco       Modesto                                                                                                           Wichita                                                      Lexington
                        San Jose                                                                       Durango
                                       Fresno                                                                                                                                                Paducah
                        Monterey                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Norfolk
                                                                  Las Vegas
                                                                                                                                                           Tulsa        Northwest Arkansas              Nashville
                                          BakersfieldInyokern                                                                                                                                                         Knoxville
                      San Luis Obispo                                                                                                             Oklahoma City                                                               Asheville
                           Santa Maria                                                                    Albuquerque
                            Santa Barbara     Burbank                                                                                                                    Little Rock                     Huntsville
                                       Los Angeles        Palm Springs      Phoenix                                                                                                                               Atlanta
                                                     Orange County
                                             Carlsbad    Imperial/El Centro                                                                          Dallas                                             Birmingham
                                                                   Yuma        Tucson
                                                San Diego
                                                                                                                 El Paso

                                                                                                                                                  Austin                                New Orleans                                             United - Regional Jet
                                                                                                                                                              Houston                                                                            United - Turbo Prop
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                          addition, United Express flights from Chicago reach the largest market in the Midwest.

                                    Magazine audience reach:
                                    average number of passengers……….....……1.25 million per month / 2.5 million per issue
                                    Number of flights….................................1,300 daily/ 40,000 monthly / 80, 000 per issue
                                    average length of flight…………………………………………..................................................1.5 hours
                                    destinations served……………………………………………….............................................................138
                                    Hub daily departures:………………..............................…SFO-135, LaX-129, deN-232, ORd-127
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                                                                                                                                                                                             ince its 1871 founding as a resort commu-                                                                                                                                                              winners of a juried competition. Entries arrive from
                                                                                                                                                                                             nity, tourism has been an important part
                                                                              2009 through

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    throughout the nation and represent both emerg-
                                                                                                                                                                                             of Colorado Springs’ life. In the 19th Cen-                                                                                                                                                            ing and established artists—mostly sculptors.
                                                                                                                                                                                       tury, mineral waters, a high, dry climate and
                               on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3.
                                                                                 January 1,

                   $425.4 milli                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fine Arts Center Tactile Gallery: This
                                                                                                                                                                                       proximity to spectacular natural wonders such                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 this kayak is paddled with pedal power.
          otheby’s                                                                                                                                                                     as the Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    forward-thinking experiential gallery aims to make
                                                                                       All sales,

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                                                                                                                                                                                       quickly attracted visitors from throughout                                                                                                                                                                   art accessible for all people—including the visually                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Operated
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                    on                                                                                                                                                                 America and Europe.                                                                                                                                                                                          impaired and those with other disabilities. The
                                                                                             Source: ABOR,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sharing Jackson’s Joys
                                                                                                                                                                                           As the economy diversified, the city’s                                                                                                                                                                   result is an engaging experience that encourages          Glimpses of star athletes are common. In the
mpany:                                                                                                                                                                                 boundaries stretched to include neighboring                                                                                                                                                                  all visitors and especially children to “please touch”    visitor’s center, exhibits and a video are of added in-
                                                                                                                                                                                       communities. Colorado Springs is now the                     air Force academy Cadet Chapel                                                                                                                  the art. Displays are situated so that even young         terest. It’s open every day of the year. However, Sun-
                                                                                                                                                                                       state’s largest metropolis in terms of area. With-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                With people of all abilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    amazing feature—the soaring 150-foot chapel. It’s                                                                                               kids can reach them.                                      day visits aren’t recommended. Even gold-medal
                                                                                                                                                                                       in its environs tourists continue to find plenty             really an amalgam of five separate places of wor-                                                                                                   The collection emphasizes sculpture and               hopefuls need to rest. Take I-25 to Exit 143.

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                                                                                                                                                                                       of fun. The really good news? Much of it is                  ship. Protestants, Catholics, Jews and Buddhists all                                                                                            includes the work of many well-known con-
                                                                                                                                                  eS                                   absolutely free. So, pack a picnic, turn on the              enjoy their own area. Each has its own entrance. A                                                                                              temporary artists such as Glenna Goodacre,                5.    America the Beautiful Park: This
                                                                                                                                    SkyWeSt airlin                                     GPS and explore these priceless diversions:                  fifth space is reserved for all other faiths. Unless                                                                                            David Chamberlain and Michael Naranja. Please             downtown green space at 136 Cimino Drive
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             ndale |                                                                                                                                                                                                                                there’s a wedding or other private event, they are                                                                                              note that there is a charge for admission to all          commemorates Colorado Springs’ role in the cre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ackson, Wyoming sits in the shadow of the                           community cooperation that                                                                                                    We had three primary objectives in the beginning,
                                                                                                                                                                                       1. The united States Air Force Academy:

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    all open to the public and sure to inspire.                                                                                                     other Fine Arts Center galleries.                         ation of a song that stands as an alternative U.S.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Grand Teton Mountain Range in a valley so                           permeates this small town.                                                                                                    and they all had to do with raising money. We

                                                                                                                                                                                       An excursion to this military installation twelve                                                                                                                                                                                                                      national anthem—America the Beautiful. In 1893,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    scenic it’s long been a favored getaway for                         Jackson may be peppered with                                                                                                  needed to help buy equipment, pay for instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                       miles north of downtown is sure to fan patriotic             2.    Art on the Streets: Forty-six permanent                                                                                                   4.    u.S. Olympic Training Center: This is               Colorado College visiting professor Katharine Lee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  captains of industry, political titans and                          glitzy second-homes and up-                                                                                                   training and fund scholarships.
                                                                                                                                                                                       pride. The impressive, privately funded visitor’s            public-art offerings pepper Colorado Springs’                                                                                                   where many of the nation’s crème de la crème hone         Bates took a train ride to the top of Pikes Peak and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hollywood elite. Average folks visit too. Each                            scale restaurants and retailers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              adaptive steep
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “We can do some amazing things if we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and deep Camp at
                                                                                                                                                                                       center includes a video and a variety of exhibits            40-block downtown area. Some—sculptures of                                                                                                      their athletic skills. A 45-minute walking tour affords   was so captivated by the scenery she returned to her                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         summer, droves of tourists ramble through                                 but it is still a close-knit, neigh-                                                     Jackson Hole.                        the right equipment. I’ve had people on a ski
                                                                                                                                                                                       dealing with the academy’s history and cadet life.           Zebulon Pike, Katharine Lee Bates, Winfield Scott—                                                                                              visitors the chance to see the practice grounds           room in the old Antler’s Hotel and penned a poetic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the quaint Old West downtown, fish in the                                 borly community.                                                                                                              hill who have had spinal chord injuries and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Pick up a map for the self-guided walking tour, and          tell tales from the city’s colorful past. Others simply                                                                                         including gymnasiums, weight lifting and wrestling        tribute to “beautiful spacious skies and purple                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              area’s blue ribbon streams, pedal along the                                    Henry explained that Teton                                                                                               couldn’t do more than move their heads, and
                                                                                                                                                                                       then take the nature trail to the facility’s most            spread good cheer. All contribute much to a                                                                                                     facilities, shooting ranges and the aquatic center.       mountain’s majesty.” The tune came later. Like                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               many mountain bike trails and raft the rivers                             Adaptive Sports started five                                                                                                  now they’re skiing. That’s really cool, but it’s
                                                                                                                                                                         10 | skyWest Magazine March/april 2010 united express                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               skyWest Magazine March/april 2010 united express |   11                                                                                                                                                                                                                       surrounding the town.                                                     years ago as an extension of                                                                                                  also very expensive and you can’t really expect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In any season, Jackson is a place of great                           the adaptive ski program that                                                                                                 the ski resorts to provide all the funding.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           beauty and Western adventure. Now, through                                has existed at Jackson Hole                                                                                                       “Of course we have to have instructors who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the efforts of community members like Kurt                                Mountain Resort since the 1980s.                                                                                              know how to operate the adaptive gear which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Henry, people of all abilities can readily access                              “The ski programs [at Jackson Hole and                                                                                   can be quite complicated. We also want these

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sit skier: HannaH HardaWay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           its wonders and thrill at its adventures.                                 Grand Targhee Ski Resort in nearby Driggs,                                                                                    experiences to be affordable for locals, of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Henry is director of Teton Adaptive Sports,                          Idaho] are all in-house,” Henry said. “They                                                                                   course, but also for our visitors. In the summers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Wyoming’s only chapter of Disabled Sports USA.                            coordinate everything.” The former ski                                                                                        especially we have a lot of regular, working                people of all abilities can enjoy Jackson’s scenic wonders with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               assistance from teton adaptive sports.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           It’s a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping                        bum, who was one of the first Jackson                                                                                         folks coming through Jackson on their way to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a variety of people—from children with cognitive                          instructors to work with the disabled, said,                                                                                  Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           disorders to wounded war veterans—enjoy                                   “Our initial goal was to support the programs at                                                                              We wanted to help everyone enjoy what we get
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Jackson Hole. As such, it reflects the spirit of                          Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Grand Targhee.                                                                               to enjoy all the time.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  green at heart                                                                                          at Heart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       people you know,” Keller explained. “Bidwell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Park is a crown jewel, a great place to go mountain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       biking or hiking. You always see someone you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       know. The business community is also very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       friendly. We do a lot with Klean Kanteen.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       by Connie naylor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Professionally, we do some trade shows together.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Regarding sustainability, we both try to encourage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       restaurants to support our practices.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hico, California, a college town                                                                                                                                                                                               Helping restaurants and institutions make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            177 miles northeast of San                                                                                                                                                                                                 good use of leftover cooking oil served as impetus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for another Chico upstart business Springboard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Francisco, exacts a strange                                                                                                                                                                                                Biodiesel. Like Keller, Chico State grad Galen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bowen had an acute interest in a green, renewable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         hold on people. Wide skies and open                                                                                                                                                                                                           lifestyle. After graduation, he put his mechanical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Waif Mullens painting Foothills Sunset depicts upper Bidwell park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       engineering degree to use working for a solar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         farmlands, foothills, creeks and 11-mile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A love of Chico’s landscape is a common bond.                                                               company distributes reusable shopping bags                  equipment company. After attending a workshop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bidwell city park inspires an allegiance                          Consider the case of entrepreneur Andy Keller. He                                                               to more than 3,000 American retailers. Keller               on homemade biodiesel fuels, he enlisted his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           came to town to attend Chico State where he was                                                                 emphasized that his company practices their                 brother Daniel, a Chico State physics graduate,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         that makes this small Sacramento Valley                           able to combine studies with plenty of recreation.                                                                   pro-environmental philosophy in every                  and together they created a personal-scale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “The outdoors is a big focus in Chico. Camping,                                                                       aspect of the business. “We have a zero               biodiesel processor built to industrial quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         city a bastion of grass-roots ecology.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CHICO Green at Heart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           hiking, that’s the big lure,” he said. After a stint                                                                   waste policy.” All factory scraps are stored         standards. Compact and multi-functional, it’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Businesses                    pursue            environmentally   in LA, he managed to snag a job working for a                                                                          for use in products currently in the                 about the size of a refrigerator. In addition to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           San Mateo software company that allowed him                                                                            design phase. “At the end of a bag’s life            converting restaurant and food service waste into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         sound efficiencies without prodding.                              to telecommute from home. He moved back to                                                                                 we encourage our customers to send               fuel, the processors are also popular with farmers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Chico. Soon thereafter, a British company bought                                                                             them back to us. If it’s in reasonable         who plant specific crops for immediate transfor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Individuals seek to reduce waste volun-                           his employer. He had the option of moving to San                                                                              shape it’s donated to a food bank. If         mation into diesel fuel to run their equipment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tarily. Companies are created to help                             Francisco or being unemployed.                                                                                                 truly worn out we give them to a                 The units are currently sold throughout the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “I didn’t want to leave Chico. So I took the risk                                                                                women’s shelter that shreds            nation and around the world. “Our primary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         OPERATED BY SKYWEST AIRLINES                                                                                                                                                                    preserve the earth. The local university,                         and said goodbye to the job. I was trying to decide                                                                                    them and weaves them                 market is still the United States, but we’ve sold in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           what to do next when one afternoon I finished                                                                                          into doormats and rugs.              every continent except Antarctica,” Bowen said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Chico State, strives to promote sustain-                          some yard work and took a load of clippings to the                                                                                    Also, we realized that much           “As far as I am aware, we have the only high-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ability at every level and offers a degree                        local landfill. It was late in the day and what I saw                                                                                  of our waste had to do               quality product for consumers.” The brothers and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           was just visually disgusting. Plastic bags every-                                                                                      with employees eating                their cousin Aaron Arnold, who was also involved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in environmental economics.                                       where. I made a pledge, on the spot, to stop using                                                                                    lunch. So we give every-              in the product’s development, are still in their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           disposable bags. Then I started thinking, ‘I won-                                                                                      one a Klean Kanteen and              20s. In 2008, they sold the company to Mark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           der if I could come up with a reusable bag that I                                                                                       a reusable takeout con-             Roberts, an investment banker. “That was a great
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           wouldn’t forget to take with me, something that                                                                                           tainer in exchange for a          move for us,” Bowen said. “Now we can focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           would help me kick my habit and give me a job.”                                                                                            pledge to support lunch          on design and engineering. We have a lot of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Keller bought a thrift store sewing machine                                                                                            establishments that are          R and D going on, developing equipment for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and went to work. Less than a year later, on                                                                                               friendly towards our             larger scale production as well as uncovering ways
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Earth Day 2005, ChicoBag was born. Today the                                                                                               re-use practices.”               to make fuels from lower quality oils. If you’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               andy keller created the first ChicoBag on a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   8 | skyWest Magazine January/February 2010 united express                                                                                                                   thrift store sewing machine five years ago.                                                          skyWest Magazine January/February 2010 united express |   9

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                                                                                                                                                                                This exhibit at The High Museum of Art features approximately 60 works                 32ND ANNUAL POLE, PEDAL, PADDLE
                                                                                                                            Experience everything the majestic                  tracking the narrative reading of Monza’s work from the despair it                     This annual event is held each year on the last Saturday of skiing at the
                                                                                                                            Rockies have to offer in our 2,900-                 expressed in the wake of World War II to its culmination in his personal               Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The four-event relay race, where contest-
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                                                                                                                            or participate in a cattle roundup                                                                                                                                                                                                    COTTONWOOD GRILLE has been rated four stars for the            and service in a casual, comfortable setting, try any of        featuring a parade of waiters holding 3-foot skewers                                   MOUNTAIN MAN COUNTRY offers all kinds of family
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ANNUAL SKI DESTINATION GUIDE

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Crested Butte Mountain Resort                                                                                                            COLOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               deep canyon Spa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “COLORADO’S LAST GREAT SKI TOWN” is spending millions this season to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ensure an even greater winter vacation experience! Voted Colorado’s best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   LOCATED IN the year-round mild climate of the high desert, this healthful boutique resort
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              snow and best grooming, Crested Butte Mountain Resort offers skiing and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              snowboarding terrain for all abilities. On-mountain you’ll find 15 lifts accessing                                                                                                                                                                                                   is surrounded by the magnificent multicolor cliffs of Zion National Park. Just a short
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              more than 121 trails, an awesome superpipe, three terrain parks, two tubing hills,                                                                                                                                                                                                   drive from Las Vegas, Flanigan’s Deep Canyon Adventure Spa is an escape to a simple,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              extraordinary restaurants and the famous experts-only “Extreme Limits.” While                                                                                                                                                                                                        peaceful and harmonious lifestyle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              skiing and boarding are king, you’ll also enjoy other winter activities including                                                                                                                                                                                                         Open all year, the resort has a rustic park lodge atmosphere with well-appointed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoe touring, ice skating and even great ice

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   rooms, decks and patios, superior amenities, a refreshing pool and lush gardens. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fishing and fly fishing! At the Crested Butte Nordic Center learn how to “slide”                                                                                                                                                                                                     Inn’s restaurant is a unique American bistro with a casual art-filled dining room and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on well-groomed trails or take off with family and friends or your personal guide                                                                                                                                                                                                    popular sidewalk café featuring handcrafted regional cuisine and a superb wine list.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to explore breathtaking backcountry terrain. Or, rent skates or sleds and enjoy                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Spa features luxurious facials, exotic body wraps and an extensive menu of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the rest of the Center’s amenities. You’ll also experience the genuine and                                                                                                                                                                                                           therapeutic massages. It combines wellness with illuminating workshops, retreats and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              authentic Gunnison-Crested Butte with the local flavor of our ongoing festivals                                                                                                                                                                                                      outdoor activities. Packages are available for one to ten people. They include deluxe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and events! Accommodations in the Gunnison Valley are diverse and offer a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   lodging, gourmet meals, therapeutic massages and a variety of guided adventures. . .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              range of affordable rates. Vacation homes, condominiums, bed-and-breakfasts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   mountain biking, hiking and navigation, rock climbing and canyoneering, plus yoga, Qi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              quaint inns, hostels and economy brand-name lodging round out your choices.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   gong, and meditation.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fly to the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional airport on United this ski season
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from November 18 – April 8. Major car rentals and airport shuttle service are                                                                                                                                                                                                             Walk our hilltop labyrinth and find an oasis in one of our nation’s most amazing and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              also available. So, what are you waiting for?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tranquil landscapes. ■

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IN                   G                     Jackson Hole Mountain resort                                                                                                                                                                                                                            |   GILMAN, IL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               IT’S TIME. TIME TO BREATHE deeply the pine-scented air, throw back your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               head, and bask in the jaw-dropping spectacle of the world’s most photographed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Heartland Spa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               mountain range. Time to let your soul out of its cage. And you have chosen — pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cisely — the one place it can roam unfettered, and free.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            THIS DESTINATION SPA in Gilman, Illinois is only 90 miles south of Chicago nestled in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   THE MOUNTAIN: Rising above all others, with unmatched terrain and over 450
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a warm country setting. The spacious 32-acre estate, on a secluded lake, is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               annual inches of dry Western powder served by a gondola and quad chairlifts. Plus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               new backcountry access that expands the skiable terrain to over 5,000 acres.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        surrounded by peaceful timber and miles of tranquil Illinois farmland. The Heartland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WILDLIFE: An experience like no other. Daily sightings of moose, bison, wolves                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Spa’s staff and sophisticated wellness program teach each guest how to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and eagles — not to mention a herd of more than 8,000 elk grazing near town.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        health-enriching lifestyle changes through fitness, improved nutrition and stress
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NIGHTLIFE: A true Western town full of real cowboys, good-time saloons, old-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    management techniques.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               fashioned wooden sidewalks, and foot-stompin' bands.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Heartland Spa offers an impressive selection of fun fitness activities, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   OFFSLOPE ADVENTURES: Snowmobiling, dogsled rides, natural hot springs,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          many aerobic and strengthening classes, relaxation classes such as Qigong, meditation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               sleigh rides and Nordic skiing to name a few.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and yoga, comprehensive stress management information, and superb pampering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   GATEWAY TO TWO NATIONAL PARKS: Legendary Yellowstone is an hour’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               treatments. The executive chef and registered dietician work closely together to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               drive north, Grand Teton National Park is just minutes away.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        demonstrate that optimum nutrition can be satisfying, practical and delicious, even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ACCOMMODATIONS: From rustic to luxury. Experience legendary Jackson                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for the busiest person. For those guests who would like to be more adventurous,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hole cowboy powder with the Powder Package starting at $329 (4 nights lodging
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   we offer The Heartland Spa’s Ropes Course — a series of games and challenges that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and 3 days skiing). Contact us for complete details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   are designed to help you push through self-imposed limitations and build self-esteem.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Experience warm country hospitality, a sensible realistic wellness program and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   renewal of your spirit—revel in the joy of the The Heartland Spa. ■

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