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Paleo, keto dieters band together

For the past four years, Littleton resident Kimberly Spomer has attended a support group. The group of roughly 25 people consists of like-minded individuals seeking community and advice as they …
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Goldenite Rob Harrington has his picture taken during training for his duathlon on The Colorado Trail in June. Harrington, 56, is trekking the Colorado Trail as an awareness campaign and fundraiser effort to benefit people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Golden man treks for Parkinson’s disease

The first time Goldenite Rob Harrington was personally introduced to Parkinson’s disease was when the father of his best friend from high school developed it. Harrington remembered thinking about …
A train ride for children, which does a loop along the Clear Creek Trail is just one of the traditional activities during Buffalo Bill Days.

Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, …
A GoPro captures a picture of David Hach, in the back, co-owner of Paraglide Tandem, as he and a passenger soar over Golden on a recent flight. Some people go tandem paragliding to cross something off a bucket list and some do it to get over a fear of heights, Hach said, but a flight also tends to be a popular birthday gift.

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences …
The sunset from Bear Creek Lake Park in Morrison at the conclusion of the July 10 Rattler mountain bike racing event.

“Rattler” racing series on a roll

The afternoon sun was hot, and the trails dusty as dozens of men and women gathered at the start line of the Rattler “Pure Venom” mountain bike race in Bear Creek Lake Park, on July 10. “My …

Isaac Slade sings during The Fray’s concert in Castle Rock on July 13.

Five things to know about The Fray

Denver-based band The Fray made a pitstop in Castle Rock on July 13. Headlining the annual Castle Rock Summer Jam marked the group's first time performing in town. The Fray, made up of members Joe …
Arts & Entertainment

Obstacle challenge open to ages 5-16

Kids and teens who want to push themselves are invited to participate in the Kids Obstacle Challenge, a race series for ages 5-16. The 1.5- to 2-mile challenge, which includes 13-15 obstacles, takes …
Residents smile with American flags at the Big Boom Bash! by Lakewood.

Fourth of July in Lakewood

On July 4, the city of Lakewood hosted its Fourth of July celebration — Big Boom Bash! By Lakewood. Rain delayed some activities, but it didn't stop residents from enjoying children activities, …
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Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - …
Bees also enjoy sweet lavender at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, which hosts a Lavender Festival on July 20.

Lavender Festival to be fragrant fiesta

More than 2,000 lavender plants will perfume the air at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms on July 20, when they are especially celebrated with what is planned to be an annual event — the …

Rio Grande Southern Locomotive No. 20 pulls into its home at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden after undergoing restoration for 12 years at the Strasburg Rail Road in Pennsylvania to get it operational again. It returned to Golden on June 4 and the museum expects it to be fully operational sometime in 2020.

‘Living history’ locomotive returns home after 12 years

Rail fans from across the country are excited that an iconic Rio Grande Southern locomotive will soon be in operation again. “It’s an important piece of railroad history, and to actually be able …
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Good intentions go bad in ‘Fairfield’

As almost anyone can readily attest, good intentions don’t necessarily lead to positive outcomes. This is certainly true in Eric Coble’s scathing and hilarious “Fairfield,” which takes the …
Coming Attractions

Take a look at how the stars shine for you

There’s a name for the enormous leap in quality that television programs have seen since the turn of the century — Peak TV. Thanks to streaming options like Netflix and Hulu, the emergence of …
Detail from Jane Guthridge’s “Reflected Light” to be in her exhibit June 28-Aug. 25 at the Littleton Museum.
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‘Play of Light’ art exhibition speaks to rhythms, harmonies

Artist Jane Guthridge will exhibit her artworks large and small in the gallery at Littleton Museum from June 28 to Aug. 25. “Play of Light: Works by Jane Guthridge” will include large …

Yolks on us: The confusing nature of eggs

Time Magazine recently published an article titled “Are Eggs Healthy?” You may end up more confused about eggs after reading that article, so I thought I would share what I know about eggs. In …

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Scope out the heavens at area observatories

One of the best parts of summer are the warm evenings, which allow for all kinds of fun activities without the sweltering summer sun. And some great activities are only available during the evening …
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