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Snowfall no longer a sure bet, booming ski towns fight going bust

US News: As California resorts slog through their worst snow year on record amid historic drought, and as towns from Park City, Utah, to Sochi, Russia, faced temperatures in the 50s and 60s this week, there surfaced an unsettling question for local mayors, business leaders and resort owners: Will the nation’s booming ski-towns ultimately go bust? Decades from now, will climate change, predicted to make winters feel more like thermostats on the fritz, turn destinations such as Aspen, Vail, and Lake Tahoe...