Updated: January 25, 2015 6:09:31 PM MST
(AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post)
Local NewsLegal marijuana comes out to play at Aspen's "stoniest" X Games

01/22/2015 03:16 PM MST
A long-standing fixture in Aspen's underground, marijuana will celebrate a coming-out of sorts this week. 
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Visits to Colorado ski resorts pacing toward another big season
01/22/2015 03:15 PM MST - Visitation to Colorado's 25 ski areas is pacing toward another season with more than 12 million visits. Full Story

Eldora not operating today because of high winds
01/18/2015 11:38 AM MST - As of 10:30 a.m. today, Eldora Mountain Resort shut down all its ski lifts because of high winds, according to Eldora's Facebook page. Full Story

World fixated as Estes Park climber Tommy Caldwell ascends Dawn Wall
01/14/2015 01:23 PM MST - A pair of superhuman climbers whose lives on rock have led them to Yosemite National Park's most daunting slab of vertical granite are scraping to new heights on the Dawn Wall, marking a triumph that resonates beyond the world of rock climbing. Full Story

Ruby Hill Rail Yard opens Friday, offering urban snowsport experience
01/08/2015 08:30 PM MST - The Ruby Hill Rail Yard will celebrate its earliest-ever opening date Friday, with officials saying the recent cold weather delivering the perfect mix of weather conditions. Full Story

Durango skier dead after 2nd fatal Colorado avalanche this week
01/07/2015 12:42 PM MST - Olivia Buchanan of Durango died Tuesday after getting caught in an avalanche while backcountry skiing on Kendall Mountain, San Juan County Coroner Keri Metzler confirmed Wednesday morning. Full Story

Backcountry skier caught in avalanche, seriously injured
01/06/2015 06:49 PM MST - A backcountry skier on Kendall Mountain, southwest of Silverton, was caught and seriously injured in a small avalanche Tuesday, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center said. Full Story

CU-Boulder student killed after hitting tree while skiing at Eldora
12/09/2014 10:15 PM MST - A 22-year-old University of Colorado student died Monday at Eldora Mountain Resort after he apparently struck a tree while skiing. Full Story

Boulder planning prescribed burn this weekend near Valmont Reservoir
12/08/2014 05:22 PM MST - The burn, which could take place on either day depending on weather and environmental conditions, will cover 42 acres on the east side of 75th Street and the north side of Valmont Road, according to the city.  Full Story

Longs Peak, Maroon Bells South Peak make list of most dangerous hikes
12/06/2014 08:38 PM MST - Longs Peak is one of two Colorado treks on Outside magazine's list of "20 most-danger- ous hikes," which includes volcanos, battle sites and a mountain in China that is rumored to kill more than 100 hikers a year. Full Story

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Second Story Garage: The Dustbowl Revival

They're called The Dustbowl Revival, but "dustbowl" should be read as style, not politics. It's more Mardi Gras than "Grapes of Wrath." You could see this band with all their belongings on the back of a wagon heading west, but it would be a party. Their Americana swing gets you tapping your toes and raising your glass. No one's down on their luck here. Full Story