Colorado

When all of Colorado ski resorts are scheduled to open for this season
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Note: These are projected opening dates. Some resorts may open earlier or later, depending on snow conditions. This list is ordered by opening date. Arapahoe Basin: Mid-October Loveland: Mid-October Wolf Creek: Nov. 2 Keystone:  Nov. 9 Breckenridge:  Nov. 9 Winter Park: Nov. 14 Copper Mountain: Nov. 16 Vail: Nov. 16 Purgatory: Nov. 17 Beaver Creek […]

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Employees’ lack of training leads to violations at places getting Restaurant Report Card ‘Fs’
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DENVER — Every week, FOX31 looks at health inspections at restaurants in metro Denver and along the Front Range. Hoongs Palace The Englewood Chinese seafood restaurant scored nine critical health code violations in August. The issues includes: Employees on cook line touching their face and hair Worker coughed into wok Dish machine not sanitizing The […]

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You’ve heard of service dogs. How about service llamas?
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By John Spina You’ve heard of service dogs, but how about service llamas? For those with disabilities, regaining access to the trail systems surrounding Boulder is a life changer, but it takes a huge amount of work. With the help of a llama, however, those with disabilities can venture further, go faster and stay longer. […]

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Breckenridge residents want popular, wooden troll sculpture removed
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Breckenridge’s troll is a temporary art installation that invites people to venture into the wilderness in search of something special, but its lifespan could get cut short, as it appears the troll might soon fall victim to his own popularity. The buzz on social media has been intense since the roughly 15-foot troll, constructed of […]

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Meet the Beast that will be serving up slopeside tacos in Colorado
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For the first time, you’ll actually want to meet a beast on the slopes. In the spring, Steamboat Ski Area announced the Taco Beast, a roaming snowcat that will bring street tacos and Mexican sodas to the slopes. The snowcat premiered this summer at the ski area’s base camp but it remained docked in the same […]

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Colorado health department reports 14 cases of polio-like illness in children
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Watch Video DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said it has confirmed 14 cases of acute flaccid myelitis this year. All of the patients are children who have needed to be hospitalized, the department said, noting “nearly all have fully recovered.” “The state health department has been monitoring this situation closely […]

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Dodging nerves, skier Mikaela Shiffrin vows to enjoy ride
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On particularly stressful occasions, Mikaela Shiffrin can feel the anxiety build moments before her run. Her throat tightens, and her eyes water. Her suit feels way too tight, and her stomach churns. As a teenager, the two-time defending overall World Cup champion never experienced this level of nervousness before a race. Lately, that pressure has […]

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