Colorado

A 15-minute colonoscopy could save your life
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One of the easiest cancers to detect and prevent is also one many people just don’t like having checked. At Sky Ridge Medical Center, Dr. Allen Schreiber can tell you a thing or two about colon cancer, “It’s a very serious problem,” he says. It’s also the third leading cause of cancer in the United […]

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Ikon Passes for 2019-2020 winter season go on sale next week
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The first salvo in the fierce rivalry between the Ikon and Epic passes for next year has been fired, and it includes quite a deal sweetener: Unlimited skiing and riding at Winter Park this season in April. Ikon passes will go on sale next Tuesday. The Ikon Pass, which is sold by Alterra Mountain Co. […]

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The raptors are coming: Rocky Mountain National Park closes some areas for the bird’s nesting season
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It’s that time of the year again: the start of raptor nesting season. And that means some areas will be closed to humans at Rocky Mountain National Park. The temporary closures in the Lumpy Ridge area will begin March 1 and are expected to continue through July 31 as needed, according to a news release […]

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PHOTOS: Ice Climbing World Cup took over Civic Center park this weekend
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More than 100 athletes from 18 countries competed in the UIAA World Cup Ice climbing festival at Civic Center park in Denver. Hundreds of spectators attended the finals on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. This was the sixth and final World Cup competition of the season. The climbing circuit had already competed in Korea, China, Switzerland, […]

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Anxiety, depression top Pew report of teen problems
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DENVER — More teens say their peers are suffering from anxiety and depression, according to experts. That stress is topping the list of a Pew Research Center report published Wednesday. Depression and anxiety rank higher than other teen issues such as bullying, drug addiction, alcohol and poverty. “I’ll spend, sometimes, ridiculous amounts of time on […]

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Meet 8 of Colorado’s hardest working ski dogs
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The dogs who work hard every day at Colorado resorts to help keep skiers and snowboarders happy and safe have at least one thing in common: They’re adorable. Get to know these eight pups with their short bios. They’d love to meet you and tell you more about themselves. Mason Mason looks for mock victims […]

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The life of a Colorado ski patrol avalanche dog
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COPPER MOUNTAIN — One of the most loyal members of the Copper Mountain ski patrol is a 4-year-old with big floppy ears, beautiful golden hair and a penchant for tumbling onto his back to roll around in the snow before work. He’s a golden retriever named Mason, and he’s one of Copper’s five trained avalanche […]

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