Colorado

Heads up: Bike to Work Day is this week. Here’s where to find what will be out there.
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Bike to Work Day, that annual excuse to consume more calories than you burn while commuting without reliance on the internal combustion engine, is set to unfold Wednesday in bike lanes across the metro area and in far-flung spots around the state. There are way too many breakfast burritos and “bike parties” to tally up […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Sanitizing solution serious issue for 2 local eateries
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DENVER — Each week, FOX31 and Channel 2 report on recent health inspections for restaurants in the Denver area. This week, we featured one failed location in Ken Caryl, one failed location in Arvada and a winner in Arvada. Walton Donuts (Ken Caryl location): The Jefferson County doughnut shop failed with eight health code issues […]

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Denver Health to offer almost any surgery relating to sex reassignment
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DENVER — More medical services for trans and non-binary people will soon be available in the Mile High City. By the end of the summer, full female-to-male gender confirmation surgery will be offered at Denver Health Medical Center. The expansion is making the hospital even more of a destination spot for the LGBTQ community. Denver […]

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July 4 skiing is a possibility as Arapahoe Basin adds another weekend
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Arapahoe Basin has extended its season yet again to include the last weekend of June, raising the possibility of skiing on the Fourth of July for only the second time since 1997. Related Articles Colorado Ski Country USA projects record year thanks to consistent, extended snow season Crews working to reopen Independence Pass, Mount Evans […]

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Summer camps requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears
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ATLANTA — Each summer, as Lauren Rutkowski and her husband Joel await the arrival of energized, sun-kissed children for their seven-week camp, the couple survey the canoes and paddleboards, the arts and crafts, the food menus — and every camper’s vaccination records. Measles outbreaks in the United States continue to grow, rising to 1,044 cases nationwide […]

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What’s forest bathing and why are so many people in Colorado doing it?
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Let’s admit it: When it comes to outdoor recreation, Coloradans are a prideful bunch. We check off fourteeners from bucket lists with bravado, rip through mountains on bikes and challenge ourselves on the slopes. But the latest outdoorsy trend gaining traction in Colorado — forest bathing — is all about slowing down (way down), trading […]

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Hit these 5 Colorado rivers for amazing whitewater rafting this summer
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The forecast for Colorado’s 2019 whitewater rafting season: Rad, thanks to epic snowfall this winter that will likely spell swift-moving rivers. International scale of river difficulty Class I: Moving water, riffles, small wavesClass II: Easy rapids, waves, clear channelsClass III: Large waves, obstacles, narrow passagesClass IV: Long rapids, unavoidable waves, many obstaclesClass V: Violent rapids, […]

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