Updated: October 20, 2014 5:34:54 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
A-Basin opening
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Local NewsArapahoe Basin to open Friday as Colorado's ski season begins

10/17/2014 10:08 AM MDT
Ski season in Colorado has begun. Arapahoe Basin opened its slopes at 9 a.m. giving skiers and boarders a chance "to make turns on the intermediate High Noon trail," the resort said.  
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With no sanctioned replacement to Boulder Marathon, officials warn about 'rogue' race
10/02/2014 08:53 PM MDT - If a replacement race for the Boulder Marathon is going to happen in the city or any part of unincorporated Boulder County on Sunday, it will be without local government permission. Full Story

Running Under the Influence: Life is short, drink the good stuff
09/29/2014 09:07 PM MDT - My mom, sister and I participated in the Race for the Cure, as we have every single year since it began. At first, we ran in honor of my grandmother, who fought breast cancer for the better part of 35 years. Years later, we added my other grandmother's name to the list. Then, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer - and the floor dropped out from under us. Full Story

2 'ill-prepared' climbers rescued after getting stuck after dark on Boulder's third Flatiron
09/28/2014 08:41 AM MDT - Boulder County rescue teams worked late Saturday night to bring down two climbers who found themselves trapped near the top of the third Flatiron after the sun went down, sheriff's officials said. Full Story

X Games announces lineup for Aspen 2015
09/24/2014 08:57 PM MDT - The 14th X Games at Aspen's Buttermilk ski area in January will feature the return of the now-Olympic halfpipe and slopestyle events, additional adaptive competitions and the return of snowmobiling's hillcross after an 11-year absence.  Full Story

MARSH: Beer is beneficial to runners. Lots of beer isn't.
09/15/2014 09:04 PM MDT - I expected to like running. But I already knew I liked beer. So I did some research. I was excited to learn that a lot of people consider beer the night before a long run to be beneficial. Full Story

Cyclists are trading spandex for apparel that goes from trail to trendy restaurants
09/03/2014 10:09 PM MDT - The Bespoke Pedaler sells urban bike apparel — everyday, casual clothing that performs like athletic wear but stays away from the flashy, logo-strewn spandex jerseys often worn by cyclists. Full Story

"Valley Uprising" tells Yosemite climbers' classical-versus-punk tale
09/11/2014 08:09 PM MDT - Every film and interview over the last seven years has led Boulder's Sender Films to "Valley Uprising," its sweeping new documentary that tracks the 60-year evolution of culture-forging climbing on Yosemite National Park's granite walls. Full Story

Safety, 'negligent behavior' spur changes at Lafayette disc golf course
08/27/2014 09:20 PM MDT - Trudy Morron said she was pleased last week when two holes were eliminated from the Waneka Lake disc golf course after she felt like she'd been "under siege. Full Story

Rope up for rock climbing in Boulder
08/12/2014 10:19 PM MDT - Boulder has more routes than you could climb in a lifetime -- awesome.  Full Story

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College footballCU football: MacIntyre careful in talking about increase in penalties

Two weeks after he was fined and reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for berating officials following a loss to Oregon State, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to talk about the increase in penalties from his team this season. Full Story
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College footballCU football: MacIntyre careful in talking about increase in penalties

Two weeks after he was fined and reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for berating officials following a loss to Oregon State, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to talk about the increase in penalties from his team this season. Full Story
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Second Story Garage: Qbala

When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she's the kind of performer who doesn't shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Full Story