Updated: May 22, 2015 5:29:42 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
(Andy Cross, The Denver Post)
Local NewsArapahoe Basin, blessed by feet of May snow, is drawing big crowds

05/21/2015 08:32 AM MDT
They are skipping school, calling in sick and heading to Colorado from all over the country, because powder days — especially in May — are just too good to miss. 
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Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death
05/18/2015 06:37 PM MDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two wingsuit fliers who leaped from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to zoom through a notch in a ridgeline and were airborne for about 15 seconds when they slammed into a rocky outcropping and were killed, a friend said Monday. Full Story

Superior's Morgul Bismark cycling race called Colorado's best by participants, spectators
05/18/2015 09:21 AM MDT - After a bad fall Saturday in the three-day three-day Superior Morgul, Denver cyclist Michael Burleigh said he went into Sunday's legendary 13.3 mile Morgul Bismark loop with a goal of helping his teammate win first overall. Full Story

Environmentalists raise potential of legal action over Eldora expansion
05/15/2015 04:41 PM MDT - Environmental activists are weighing in with strong opposition to the proposed Eldora Mountain Resort expansion, with a renewed argument that the ski area can satisfy most of its goals within its current boundaries. A 69-page objection has been filed by Boulder attorney Mike Chiropolos on behalf of the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition and the Sierra Club Indian Peaks Group and names more than 60 individuals as co-signers. Full Story

Colorado climbers describe the havoc wreaked on Everest by earthquake
05/17/2015 07:22 PM MDT - It was a crummy weather day with low-hanging clouds obscuring the massive contours of Mount Everest and the spectacular peaks that surround it like courtiers attending their king. Full Story

Boulder County Velodrome opens in Erie after years of hurdles
05/13/2015 06:40 PM MDT - Ray Middleton is one of dozens of Boulder County cyclists ecstatic about the opening of the facility near East County Line Road and Erie Parkway, which overcame more than two years of hurdles before opening its doors in January.  Full Story

Superior, cyclists ready for Morgul's return
05/12/2015 04:09 PM MDT - A favorite returns to the Colorado road racing calendar and to Boulder County this weekend, and new challenges paired with traditional elements will likely have cyclists out in full force at the Superior Morgul. Each May, the race series puts Superior in the spotlight and draws thousands of people to the town of 12,500. Full Story

Boulder coroner ID's hiker who died after fall on Flagstaff Mountain
05/05/2015 11:03 AM MDT - The Boulder County Coroner's Office today identified the 21-year-old man who died after a fall near Flagstaff Mountain Road on Sunday as Justin Bondi, of Boulder. Full Story

Boulder man falls to death hiking at Flagstaff
05/03/2015 07:18 PM MDT - A Boulder man fell to his death Sunday while hiking with a friend near the 3 mile marker at Flagstaff Road, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Department. Full Story

Graffiti at national parks infuriates outdoor enthusiasts
04/29/2015 08:58 PM MDT - Andre Saraiva is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as a top editor of the men's fashion magazine L'Officiel Hommes and has appeared in countless glossy magazines as a tastemaker and bon vivant. Full Story

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Q&A with Tad BoyleCU men's basketball: Buffs' Boyle not a fan of shorter shot clock

NCAA rule proposal called a blow to parity
Players are done with finals and home for couple of weeks, making this is a quiet time in the world of Colorado men's basketball. Full Story
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Q&A with Tad BoyleCU men's basketball: Buffs' Boyle not a fan of shorter shot clock

NCAA rule proposal called a blow to parity
Players are done with finals and home for couple of weeks, making this is a quiet time in the world of Colorado men's basketball. Full Story
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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