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Workout: 'American Ninja Warrior' brings Ninja Nation to Boulder County

As seen on TV: Obstacle course gym debuts in Lafayete
Learn to become the next "Ninja Warrior" in Lafayette with teacher Jamie Rahn, who competed on seven seasons of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." Full Story
Longmont and Boulder farmers markets: Peaches peaking perfectly
Boulder County is heading into the height of peach season. First, we see the cling or semi-cling varieties hit the stands. The freestone fruit peaks next, this variety falls off the pit with no effort.  Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Feeding the body feeds the brain
More and more research suggests that maintaining a healthy diet is critical for brain health and, as it turns out, what is good for the heart may also be good for our brains.  Full Story

O'Meara: Shoo-fly shenanigans and minimizing yard pests
Looking at the assortment of fly-ridding devices today, I'm nostalgic for the simplicity of a swatter. Electrified racquets, salt shotguns and assault discs are all the rage - but give me a good old mesh-on-a-stick and I'm content. There's a certain amount of mano-a-mano to the swatter that these newfangled gewgaws and gizmos lack. Full Story

Boulder workout: Kundalini Yoga integrates mantra meditation
Compared to other forms of yoga, kundalini puts a greater importance on the meditative aspect of yoga.  Full Story

Drinking With Doug: Acid-washed wines cool off summer
Have you tried vinho verde for your hot-weather porch-pounding? It's a good place to start. Like most of my favorite styles of summer-enhancing wines, it's relatively low in alcohol (typically between 9 and 11 percent) and juicy with acids. An added bonus: it's slightly effervescent, which adds welcome jazz hands to the whole package.  Full Story

Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Summer squash
Due to an early spike in hot weather, we've been seeing summer squash hit the stands sooner and the season in full swing right now. Full Story

Grillo: Avoiding tear evaporation among dry-eye remedies
Dry eye occurs when tears (a mixture of water, fatty oils and mucous) aren't able to provide adequate lubrication and protection for the surface of the eye.  Full Story

Bawarchi Biryanis spices things up with unique fare: review
Bawarchi Biryanis in Louisville is an ideal venue for a diner seeking an expansive menu featuring more intense and unique offerings than most run of the mill Indian eateries. Full Story

Workout: CrossFit LeftHand with Patrick Rios
In an hour at CrossFit Lefthand in Boulder you can get in cardio and strength exercises that are planned for you. You just have to show up and put in the effort. Full Story

O'Meara: Fire-resistant landscaping in Colorado a smart move
Hot, dry weather is settling in just when people want popping-good fun with fireworks and open-air grills. Full Story

Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Kohlrabi
Don't be intimidated by kohlrabi, a seemingly bizarre descendant of the wild cabbage. It's not only edible, it is incredibly tasty. Full Story

Workout: Adult Level 2 Parkour at Apex Louisville
The parkour class at Apex Louisville is both a workout and skills building class. Everything you learn can be applied outside of the gym and it helps build confidence and body awareness. "I want everyone to have a lot of fun while progressing as well as getting into shape," says instructor Alex Tilmes. Full Story

Drinking With Doug: Gin and tonics
It seems so perfectly British, the gin and tonic. But It's time to shake off the dust and stride out into the dazzling light and heat of a new environment: Spain. Full Story

Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Snap peas
We start seeing snap peas in May through well into July, depending on each farm's planned harvest. After the plants flower, there's about a week before peas arrive and two more weeks until they've come into their full size. A handful of farmers have these tasty treats available at market.  Full Story

Workout: Step N' Tone at Mountains' Edge Fitness
This is 45 minutes of heart-pumping, toning exercise. Quick movements using weights, a step and resistance bands creates a double-whammy workout. Full Story

Chimera arrives in Boulder as top tier Asian eatery: review
Too often, attempts at gussying up Asian classics result in failure, but Chimera's lofty ambitions, passion, and top notch execution results in to a tableful of can't-miss fare. Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Tips for a healthy, happy summer
Thursday officially marks the first day of summer. For many of us, this means spending more time outdoors being physically active or dining el fresco with friends and family. Full Story

O'Meara: The struggle with squirrels in the garden is real
Four years of escalating tensions with the squirrels in my garden have driven me nuts. Each year dreams of a bounty of squash, tomatoes, melons and pumpkins are left in ruin as my plants serve as snacks for the bushy-tailed beasts. Full Story

Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Cherries
Cherries are not only tasty but more nutritious than one may think. They are said to combat gout and arthritis and have a lower glycemic index than other fruits, so they won't spike your blood sugar. Full Story

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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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(Matt York / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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(Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story