Colorado

New Summit County backcountry hut opening in the new year
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Situated near timberline just east of Breckenridge with sweeping views of the Gore and Tenmile ranges, the new Sisters Cabin will open Jan. 12. It is the first new hut in the Summit Huts Association network in 20 years. Located on a knoll near timberline at 11,445 feet on the northern slope of picturesque 13,684-foot Bald Mountain, […]

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What a cardiac nurse learned from having a type of heart attack that strikes younger women
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DENVER –- Unhealthy lifestyles producing cholesterol buildup is the typical culprit to most heart attacks. However, other heart attacks are totally unavoidable. More doctors are starting to realize a danger associated primarily with younger women, according to staff at Denver’s Rose Medical Center. The damaging heart condition is called spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). SCAD […]

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You’ll have more chances to visit national parks for free in 2019
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The National Park Service raised the number of free days in 2019 to five, adding a day to honor the park service’s anniversary. Although up from four in 2018, the number of free days coming in 2019 is still lower than the 10 free days it allowed in 2017 and 16 free days in 2016. Although […]

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The best après-ski spot in North America is in Steamboat Springs, according to USA Today
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After a long day on the slopes, when your limbs are sore and face is windswept, there’s nothing like a nice boozy drink. And if you’re looking for a good place to grab it, apparently there’s nothing like Steamboat Springs’ Double Diamonds Bar. The bar was named the best après-ski bar in North America this […]

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Lettuce, cauliflower recalled from California farm linked to romaine E. coli outbreak
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The strain of E. coli causing the current outbreak in romaine lettuce has been found in a reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County, California, the US Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The agencies are continuing to investigate other possible sources, […]

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Eldora rolls back new $20 parking fees after skiers complained
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Like an alpine skier slaloming down challenging terrain, the Eldora ski resort on Tuesday answered pushback from its customers by rolling back a ew limited pay-to-park policy that had been set to take effect this weekend. Eldora, the county’s backyard ski area just 21 miles west of Boulder, has been weathering a flurry of public criticism since […]

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Improper food storage, employees not washing hands lead to Restaurant Report Card ‘Fs’
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DENVER — Every week, FOX31 and Channel 2 looks at health inspections at restaurants in metro Denver and along the Front Range. Undici Ristorante The Englewood restaurant failed with 10 critical health code violations on October 26. A Tri-county inspector cited the restaurant for the following: Bare hands preparing salad Workers changing tasks not washing […]

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