COVER: Enjoy scenic boating on region’s high altitude lakes, rivers, creeks
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COVER: Enjoy scenic boating on region’s high altitude lakes, rivers, creeks

FRONT RANGE Recreational boating is one of the most widely enjoyed forms of outdoor recreation in the United States, and its no different in our land-locked state. Whether you’re an avid boater or simply enjoy sailing or paddling a few weekends a year, the mountain lakes, rivers and creeks of Colorado’s Front Range have something … Continue reading

Culture / Skiing/Snowboarding

I-70 Mountain Express Lane opens Dec. 12

Toll collection waived during testing period; CDOT reminds drivers to get a pass. DENVER — The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced the opening of the eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane to traffic on Saturday, Dec. 12, from Empire to Idaho Springs. Travelers will be able to try … Continue reading

Wildlife viewing popular, abundant along Front Range
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Wildlife viewing popular, abundant along Front Range

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Abundant wildlife-watching opportunities, deep in the backcountry and up-close in public places, is often a top reason people are attracted to Colorado as a place to live and visit. Few other places in the country offer such epic wildlife viewing that includes a chance to see—and photograph—majestic large animals … Continue reading

COVER STORY: Front Range rivers provide unique, exciting whitewater rafting experiences
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COVER STORY: Front Range rivers provide unique, exciting whitewater rafting experiences

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Colorado is one of the best places in America to experience a whitewater rafting adventure. More major rivers start here than in any other, and the most popular whitewater river in the country is in the state. Most begin their runs in astoundingly scenic locations, cutting through alpine forests … Continue reading

Culture

Virtual meeting concerning recreational sport shooting, April 13

Boulder County, Colo. – The Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership (NFRRSSMP) has scheduled a Virtual Meeting for April 13, 6-8 p.m. The Partnership is comprised of representatives from Larimer, Boulder, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties as well as the U.S. Forest Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Anyone with an interest in … Continue reading

Idaho Springs offers unique mix of historic places
Historic Places

Idaho Springs offers unique mix of historic places

PEAK TO PEAK Colorado’s rich history is being preserved through the efforts of locally- and nationally-designated historic places. Each month this year, the MMAC Monthly takes a region-by-region look at the many properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the mountain communities in Clear Creek, Gilpin, Boulder and Larimer counties. The passage … Continue reading