Health & Fitness

Doctors knock out sheep to discover anesthesia’s dark side

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 2/17 11:59A Bloomberg News
By?Jason Gale Bloomberg News Beneath green surgical sheets and a tangle of tubes, a healthy young ewe is undergoing a heart-lung bypass procedure to help answer one of several urgent questions about a pillar of modern medicine: anesthesia. Almost...

Want to buy an old ski area? Greeley’s Sharktooth is for sale.

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/13 10:21P Greeley Tribune, The Know
By Anne Delaney,   The Greeley Tribune The Sharktooth Ski Area, a  beloved Greeley winter recreation spot  in the 1970s and 1980s, is up for sale. The price? A cool $1.4 million. The 18.54-acre residential property now called Sharktooth Retreat...

Conundrum Hot Springs overnight camping permits are available starting Friday

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/13 9:04P The Aspen Times, The Know
Overnight camping permits at the Conundrum Hot Springs for the first half of the summer will be available starting Friday, the White River National Forest supervisor’s office announced Wednesday. The permits for April 1 through July 31 will be...

10 winter hikes near Denver where you can try to avoid the snow

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/13 2:00A Mindy Sink, The Know
There’s a certain beauty to a winter hike: the peaceful hush, the absence of crowds, the white blanket evenly laid across boulders, trees and the trail. On the other hand, hiking in snow can double your time on the trail, leave you chilly and...

This year’s snowfall has been so good that rafters are already excited

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/8 1:01A John Meyer, The Know
Skiers and snowboarders have rejoiced over Colorado’s abundant snowfall for months. Now, Colorado’s rafting industry is getting fired up as well. The state’s overall snowpack is running at 111 percent of normal, and it’s even better in the...

The highest restaurant in America just opened at a Colorado ski resort

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/5 11:47P Eli Pace, The Summit Daily, The
Telluride’s Alpino Vino can step down because Arapahoe Basin Ski Area has the highest restaurant in North America now. With A-Basin opening a European-style bistro last month, the new restaurant exists as a safe haven at 12,456 feet elevation,...

Five Colorado campgrounds you should reserve right now

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/5 9:36P Joshua Berman, The Know
There are two types of campers in Colorado — those who make reservations and those who don’t. Those in the first group know, and usually get, what they want. They’re organized. They plan ahead, scoping out future sites everywhere they go. The...

Out of shape? Need a pal? Find company while walking away pounds

The Dever Post (Fitness) 2/4 8:25P The Washington Post, The Know
By Jenny Rough,   Special to The Washington Post On a mild January morning in Lafayette, Colorado, 22 residents and five dogs gathered for a walk along the Coal Creek Trail. Bundled in puffy coats and fleece hats, they explored the great...
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