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Colorado's Republican voters want a do-over. The state's GOP selected former Congressman Bob Beauprez in yesterday's primary election to square off against Governor John Hickenlooper this fall. If that sounds familiar, it should: Beauprez was the Republican candidate in 2006 and lost to Bill...
June 25 2014, 10:15 AM
Aurora deputy police chief Terry Jones took over as interim police chief on May 30.
Name: Terry Jones
Job: Deputy police chief and current interim police chief of the Aurora Police Department
Terry Jones has just about seen it all in his 35 years with the Aurora Police Department. He started with the agency in 1979, but last month, the deputy police chief took...
June 24 2014, 9:00 AM
Not all who migrate to Colorado are thrill-seekers. Take me, for example: I never learned to ski or snowboard, don’t like roller coasters, and was once accused of trying to break fingers when I sought comfort in a hand-squeeze during a plane takeoff. More often than not, I avoid the stomach-drop...
June 24 2014, 8:30 AM
Between hail storms and heat, your garden may look a little rough. We know: Our veggie boxes look weather-beaten, too, which is why we're excited to see more and more local, fresh produce in stores and farmers' markets. We're doubly stoked that we had the foresight to sign up this winter for a...
June 23 2014, 11:30 AM
Where: This Instagram shot, by associate editor Daliah Singer, needed no filter to capture a colorful view of Steamboat Mountain from next to the gondola.
June 23 2014, 8:30 AM
—Image of Red Rocks Fitness Challenge courtesy of Visit Denver
A Colorado summer is something to be enjoyed. Why not make it your new gym? Here, just a few of the ways to join other Denverites in breaking a sweat outdoors.
Yoga: Denver Botanic Gardens
Say “Namaste” while surrounded by thousands of blooming flowers and plants. The Denver Botanic...
June 19 2014, 9:30 AM
—Illustration by Christina Ung
In my family, “love” is spelled “f-o-o-d”—at least that’s what my mother told me growing up. Now, I’ve embraced the mantra in my own home. The more complicated the process, the more I’m showing my affection; for me, an extensive recipe is a long love letter to my family and friends. As a result, I’...
These days, working a day job means taking phone calls, tweeting, checking emails—all things that require us to be plugged in, all the time. At 5280, we know as good as anyone that finding the time and commitment to escape from our laptops, cell phones, and iPads can seem virtually impossible (pun...
June 18 2014, 8:40 AM