Colorado

C&C Cafe in Castle Rock will reopen Sunday after violating COVID-19 health order
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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KDVR) — The C & C Cafe and Korean Kitchen, a Castle Rock eatery, will be allowed to reopen on June 14. The restaurant’s license was revoked for 30 days for violating the public health order closing dine-in service to all Colorado restaurants. The state’s guideline for reopening restaurants limits the maximum […]

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Although anxious to reopen gyms, climbing industry concedes there’s no way to keep walls disinfected
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As most Colorado climbing gym owners waited anxiously for state guidelines regarding how and when they can reopen, Whetstone Climbing in Fort Collins welcomed back members this week thanks to a variance that the state granted for gyms in Larimer County. Owner Darrell Gschwendtner imposed occupancy limits twice as stringent as what was required in the […]

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Gov. Polis requests assistance for flu season, emphasizes importance of vaccinations
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DENVER (KDVR) — Governor Jared Polis sent a letter to Dr. Redfield, Director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), asking for resources to respond to the upcoming flu season. He stated concerns of the combined impact of flu and COVID-19 on Colorado’s health care system. “My administration has been working diligently to increase our […]

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Yoga studios, boutique fitness not sure if they’ll be able to make it through coronavirus closures
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Contemplating existential threats confronting the boutique fitness industry in the wake of COVID-19, Patrick Harrington finds a lesson in savasana, the “Corpse Pose” that typically brings yoga classes to a close. “The reason that pose is practiced as often as it is — every single time — is because, philosophically, if you’re not willing to […]

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Colorado’s public land managers are trying to figure out how to handle an explosion of people going to parks
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With state parks observing explosive growth in visitation and Front Range open-space managers wrestling with overcrowding, public land managers have been meeting to discuss solutions, the head of Colorado’s Division of Natural Resources said Wednesday. In March and April, visitation at state parks in the northeast region — which includes the Denver-Boulder metro area, Fort […]

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to close Sunday, officially ending Colorado’s beleaguered ski season
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DILLON — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced Thursday that the mountain will close for the season because of a lack of snow. A-Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth said the mountain will close Sunday less than two weeks after reopening May 27 following the coronavirus shutdown, the Summit Daily News reported. “Every season, no matter how […]

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Gyms can officially reopen in Colorado under new coronavirus guidelines
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State health officials finalized long-awaited guidelines for reopening gyms, fitness classes, rec centers and other indoor sports facilities on Thursday, allowing them to operate at up to 25% capacity or 50 people per room — whichever number is fewer — as long as members can stay 6 feet apart. That’s a significant difference from the draft […]

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