Updated: March 25, 2015 4:19:16 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
(Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post file)
National Park Service: Parks need $11.5 billion in deferred maintenance

03/24/2015 08:36 AM MDT
Colorado's 12 National Park Service properties need more than $205 million in maintenance and upgrades that has been delayed over the years. 
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Teens cited in X Games drinking, pot sting face consequences
03/18/2015 11:18 AM MDT - ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Dozens of teens and young adults caught in an underage drinking and marijuana sting at the X Games in Aspen are facing the legal consequences. Full Story

Organizer scrubs unsanctioned 10-mile running race on Boulder open space
03/17/2015 12:09 PM MDT - A free, unsanctioned 10-mile running race through Teller Farm in east Boulder later this month has been canceled after city officials threatened to ticket the organizer and any runners, since competitive events are prohibited on city-owned open space. Full Story

Eldora Mountain Resort's expansion plans get green light from feds
03/17/2015 05:41 PM MDT - Eldora Mountain Resort on Tuesday received a green light to proceed with its expansion plans in a draft decision issued by the U.S. Forest Service. Full Story

BMX track in south Jefferson County hopes for mid-summer opening
03/11/2015 03:31 PM MDT - A proposed BMX bike track near the intersection of Kipling Parkway and Hampden Avenue is going to move forward and could be operational by mid summer. Full Story

New M.A.X. Pass aims to dethrone Epic Pass with skiing at 22 resorts
03/11/2015 03:32 PM MDT - Ski resort operators Intrawest, Boyne Resorts and Powdr — the nation's three largest resort operators behind Vail Resorts — have united in a campaign to battle Vail's wildly popular Epic Pass. Full Story

Dead men at Boulder County's Eldora tell conflicting tales
02/16/2015 12:13 PM MST - The proposed expansion and improvements at Eldora Mountain Resort are not likely to disturb the eternal sleep of the two men believed to be buried in the cold ground near a simple stone marker at Deadman's Gulch.  Full Story

Colorado rafting industry revenues ran to normal in 2014
02/13/2015 02:13 AM MST - Solid snowpack and a slow runoff delivered Colorado's rafting industry a return to normal in 2014, with healthy annual increases in visitation and revenues. Full Story

Ted Ligety claims bronze medal in combined at championships
02/08/2015 10:50 PM MST - Ted Ligety's "brilliant strategy" in the alpine combined at the world alpine ski championships paid off Sunday when a bronze medal fell to him in a manner he never expected. Full Story

Bode Miller crashes in super-G, undergoes surgery on injured leg
02/05/2015 11:07 PM MST - Bode Miller crashed while leading the super-G at the world alpine championships at Beaver Creek Thursday and underwent surgery to repair a severed hamstring tendon. Full Story

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CU cross country: Buffs will be well represented at world championships

Benner and Thweatt look to build off wins in Boulder
Three University of Colorado athletes, one former Buff and one future Buff will compete Saturday in the IAAF cross country world championships in Guiyang, China. Full Story
(Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
CU cross country: Buffs will be well represented at world championships

Benner and Thweatt look to build off wins in Boulder
Three University of Colorado athletes, one former Buff and one future Buff will compete Saturday in the IAAF cross country world championships in Guiyang, China. Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
Second Story Garage: Aspen Hourglass

Most people don't play guitar like Grayson Erhard does. That's because most people can't play guitar like he does. The guitarist for Fort Collins' Aspen Hourglass often uses a difficult two-hands-on-the-fretboard technique that Eddie Van Halen first popularized but which players such as Erhard have developed beyond pop-rock vulgarity.  Full Story