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May Nature Almanac: Ibis grace Boulder-area marshes

04/24/2017 05:39 PM MDT
The word "ibis" conjures up images of Egyptian pharaohs, pyramids and artfully decorated tombs. The sacred ibis (Thespionis aethiopicus) nested in Egyptian marshes and was worshiped as a representative of Thoth, god of wisdom and knowledge.  
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Ed Engle: Arkansas River and the sweetness of annual fishing trips
04/24/2017 06:17 AM MDT - Jon Kent worked out the details. The plan was to meet at Tommy's place in Poncha Springs late Saturday afternoon, fish the Arkansas River on Sunday and Monday morning, then we'd all head back home or to work that afternoon. Full Story

Chris Weidner: Culture, climbing and community in South Africa
04/18/2017 04:27 PM MDT - There's a wildness unique to South Africa. It's in the jungle, where mouse-sized spiders spin webs as thick as dental floss, and baboons, with their eerily human voice, shriek from treetops. It's in the streets, where electronic music pulses from giant speakers on Saturday night, so loud it hurts your ears. And in the alleyways, where tall flames lick the sky and the hazy stink of burning garbage pervades the air. Full Story

Outdoor recreation things to do in Boulder County April 19-21, 2017
04/18/2017 03:31 PM MDT - Flatirons Running Fun Run: Come run 3 to 6 miles on the paths and roads of South Boulder with us and our weekly sponsors. Full Story

Broomfield climbing guide returns to Everest after 2014 disaster ended first attempt
04/18/2017 03:23 PM MDT - On April 18, 2014, Ricardo Peña was at base camp on Mount Everest, when an avalanche shot down the mountain killing 16 Sherpas. The tragedy ended the climbing season, but it didn't smother Peña's dream of scaling the world's tallest peak. Full Story

Mike Sandrock: Tempo Runs can help Bolder Boulder wave qualifiers
04/17/2017 07:44 AM MDT - While only one runner out there is going to win the Memorial Day Bolder Boulder 10K —- and no, it is likely not going to be me or you —- the rest of us can "win" by reaching our own personal goals that provide a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment. Full Story

Outdoor recreation things to do today, April 17, 2017, in Boulder County
04/17/2017 07:42 AM MDT - Maitenance 101Learn to do it yourself. Community Cycles, 2805 Wilderness Place, No. 1000, Boulder; $10 to $20; 6 p. Full Story

New Aspen partnership buys Mammoth resorts, challenges Vail Resorts' dominance in season pass sales
04/12/2017 06:29 PM MDT - The new Aspen Skiing Co.-KSL Capital Partners alliance is buying the Eastern Sierra's Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, giving the nascent partnership more than 6,000 acres of southern California ski terrain across four resorts that host more than 2 million visits a year.  Full Story

Marathoners aren't miserly: They'll spend $192M in Boston
04/12/2017 11:26 AM MDT - BOSTON —— Training for the Boston Marathon has left Tommy Race feeling spent. His bank account, too: Race's Boston adventure will cost about $2,000. Race (Yes, that's his real name: "It's why I got into running") has plenty of company. Thirty-thousand athletes from 94 countries will participate in this month's 121st running of America's most venerable footrace, and organizers say they'll pump $192 million into the local economy. Full Story

Outdoor recreation things to do in Boulder County April 12-14, 2017
04/12/2017 11:22 AM MDT - Today Bugs-N-Brews TourA free fly tying class with your dog and we buy your first pint. Learn a couple cool new patterns then let the creativity flow and create your own fly with your bag of "ingredients. Full Story

(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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(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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Second Story Garage: Bandits

Boulder is pretty good at producing rock bands, and by "rock," we mean the in-your-face, guitar-heavy, leather-clad variety — you know, the good kind. For a prime example, look no farther than BANDITS. Full Story

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