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Found 32 blog entries about Colorado.

The Best Halloween Events in ColoradoWhether you're in Boulder or Arvada, Colorado there's always something to do nearby. You won't to miss out on these local Halloween events, check out what's happening near your neighborhood below!

Halloween Events in Boulder Colorado

Munson Farm's Pumpkin Patch

Now-Oct 31 | 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. 7355 Valmont Rd, Boulder

If you are looking for the largest variety of winter squash, heirloom pumpkins, and other autumn goodies, visit Munson Farms! Enjoy picking from thousands of pumpkins and free hay wagon rides offered on the weekends.

Cottonwood Farm's Pumpkin Patch

Now-Oct 31 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 1535 N 75th St, Boulder

Pick you own pumpkin and while you are there enjoy the animals, the authentic steam engine tractor, the straw bale maze and

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Look no further to find the best kid-friendly activities in Boulder, CO, as this list features options ranging from outdoor fun to indoor fun that is both entertaining and educational.

Kids Ski For Free: Skiing Activities for Kids Near Boulder

Shredder Indoor Ski and Board School—If there is a younger member of the family yet to master the art of skiing, it’s time to head to Shredder’s. This ski and board school for kids is top-notch at dealing with youngsters and accepts youths 10-months of age and up for lessons. Before putting the wee ones on the slopes, a lesson or two here won’t hurt their confidence.

Skiing and Snowshoeing at Eldora—As Boulder lacks a formal ski area, the kids might enjoy the short trek to the family-friendly ski resort

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Colorado Mountain HomeSome of Colorado's more luxurious communities are those famous for skiing and snowboarding like Vail, Aspen and Breckenridge. These communities offer a variety of housing options including condos, townhomes, single family homes, luxury mansions, cabins and cottages.

Cost of Living in the Rocky Mountains

Home prices and rental prices tend to be very high in places like this but most would agree that the benefit of owning a home in these communities outweigh the increased costs of living. Most residents of resort communities such as these are usually seasonal, with only a small handful living there year round. Within each one of the above mentioned, you will find an assortment of retailers, grocery stores, restaurants, doctors and fantastic schools.

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The Best New Years Resolutions in BoulderLiving in Colorado is all about the lifestyle and the many wonderful opportunities our communities offer. Whether you live in an urban community like Boulder or Denver, out in the vast plains of Keenesburg, the western slopes of Grand Junction, or in a resort town like Vail, the opportunities for excitement, adventure, and unique lifestyle are endless. With that in mind and the new year just a few days around the corner, here is our list of the best Colorado inspired New Year's resolutions.

Climb a 14er

If you have not done it before, this is your year. Probably the most famous in our immediate area is Pikes Peak, but there really are lots of options you can choose from. This is not something that can be done without a good deal of preparation,

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Colorado, the Centennial state, offers some of the most beautiful must see attractions in the world. From its mountain landscapes to its beautiful lakes Colorado has something for everyone. These seven attractions are the best that Colorado offers and belong on everyone’s bucket list!

1. Rocky Mountain National Park

Located a few miles outside of Estes Park, The Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the nation. The park includes more than 100 mountain peaks over the grounds. Only a 40 mile drive from Longmont neighborhoods, it's amazing to see that the park also offers an array of wildlife such as elk, deer, and other woodland creatures.

2. Pikes Peak

You can’t come to Colorado without visiting its most famous

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The Best Christmas Events in Boulder, CODuring the month of December, the city is decked out in festive holiday lights and it seems that everyone is bustling about to prepare for Christmas celebrations. Luckily, for those who live in Boulder and for those who are vacationing in the city, there's a plethora of unique Christmas events to enjoy. These events often lead to the kind of lifelong memories that people cherish for years to come.

Here's a list of some of the top Christmas events in Boulder, CO:

St. Nick on the Bricks

Every Saturday leading up to Christmas, the children of Boulder can head to the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. These visits are free, and parents are welcome to bring their cameras to snap those priceless shots

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Work in Ft. Collins but have a meeting in Colorado Springs? Want to hit the slopes from your Boulder home in Dakota Ridge and make it to Vail within minutes? The dreams of Front Range commuters may be realized in the near future. 

Congratulations, Rocky Mountain Team!

The Rocky Mountain Team from the Colorado Department of Transportation and supporting partners (including engineering firm AECOM) have recently become one of ten finalists in the HyperLoop One competition. The hope is to reduce road congestion by adding a new mode of transportation called the Hyperloop. . 

CDOT Executive Director Drives in Colorado Traffic Too

The need for multiple modes of transportation is recognized by Shailen Bhatt, the executive director of CDOT. As the

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CU Boulder Conference World Affairs

What is the Conference on World Affairs?

The Conference on World Affairs, or CWA for short, is a weeklong event featuring 200 panels, and over 100 speakers and performers touching on a wide range of topics from international affairs to pop culture. A typical panel discussion consists of 3-6 panelist, half experts, half non-experts, who are given a broad topic and are free to take their own direction, offering unique perspectives.

How can you attend the Conference on World Affairs?

All events at the CWA are free and students, faculty, staff, locals, and individuals from all around the world are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The 2017 CWA will be held on April 10-14, with most events being held on CU Boulder’s campus.

How did the

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It's been three years since Boulder and much of Colorado suffered from what meteorologists call a thousand-year flood. While most have recovered, many never returned to their homes. It was a great chance to see Colorado pull together to help each other. 

Here are some before and after of photos from our neighborhood in north Boulder. Click here to see a video of scenes from the flood.

An astounding 17.15 inches of rain - the equivalent of almost one year's worth of rain - fell on Boulder over an eight-day period in September.  It was an intense, emotional and historical eight days.  What we remember most from this unforgiving wrath Mother Nature played on us was the outpouring of support shown to one another by the people and

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Adopting the Habit

Passed in 2012 by Colorado voters, Amendment 64 allowed Colorado’s first recreational marijuana dispensaries to open in January 2014. In April 2016, 62 of Colorado’s 271 cities and towns and 22 of the state’s 64 counties have adopted some form of recreational marijuana regulation.  

Money Does Grow On Trees

Experts predicted millions in tax revenue, but when that number nearly hit one billion dollars for 2015 the whole country took notice. 24 states and DC have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana and four states have legalized recreational use.

Not in My Backyard

The groundbreaking measure specifically left it up to individual towns and cities to decide whether marijuana businesses would be allowed. Towns like

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