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Festive hot drinks revealed to contain up to 23 teaspoons of sugar
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We hate to ruin your festive cheer, but it turns out that ordering a pint of caramel-flavored hot chocolate topped with whipped cream may not actually be that good for you. That’s the fairly unsurprising finding of a British survey that warns of the high sugar content of festive hot drinks offered by chains including […]

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Colorado Parks &Wildlife turning to an augmented reality app to get more kids hiking
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Next time you’re in one of Colorado’s state parks, you and your mini-me may be guided on an interactive “mission” by Tyson the Bison, Agent Red-tailed Hawk or any of a number of other virtual “wildlife agents.” Colorado Parks and Wildlife has developed augmented reality adventures for 10 state parks using the educational mobile gaming […]

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Steamboat’s $15 million gondola is finally working more than a week after it opened
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By Derek Maiolo, Steamboat Pilot & Today STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Good news, skiers and riders: Steamboat Resort’s gondola is set to reopen Thursday. This comes more than a week after the new, $15 million gondola broke down a day after it opened. A mechanical malfunction occurred after-hours on Sunday, Nov. 24, temporarily stranding several employees. Mark Bee, president of Doppelmayr, […]

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A Flu-Fighting Virus Vaporizer
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Flu season is here and like many, we’re all trying to find ways to stay healthy this flu season.  Well, have you heard of the flu virus vaporizer?  This hired gun may be a way to blast away the vicious virus to keep you healthy and protected. Enviro-Master, a local Denver company has a flu-fighting […]

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Snowstang starts weekend bus service to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat next weekend
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With weekend bus service from Denver to three Colorado ski areas beginning next weekend, CDOT will unveil its new branded Snowstang buses today in a media event at Denver Union Station. Beginning Dec. 14, Snowstang will provide Saturday and Sunday service to Arapahoe Basin, Loveland and Steamboat. Each Snowstang bus will bear the logo of […]

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Grassland hawks driven into Boulder County by heavy snow
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By Stephen Jones and Ruth Carol Cushman, Special To The Daily Camera Heavy October and November snows, along with frigid temperatures in the Northern Plains, have contributed to a modest influx of ferruginous and rough-legged hawks into Boulder County. Throughout November, we saw several of these large grassland hawks hunting around Lagerman Reservoir, Boulder Reservoir and in […]

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Creating Holiday Traditions
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Holiday are upon us and now might be the time to start some new traditions.  Dr. Sheryl Zeigler, a nationally recognized psychologist and author of Mommy Burnout, says creating holiday traditions is important to the whole family. By creating these traditions, you are connecting with people and creating a sense of belonging.  This is also […]

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