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Update: Frederick Police Department Chooses Name for New K-9

The Frederick Police Department asked for the public's help last month naming its new K-9, a 15-month-old Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd crossbreed. The department received 614 name suggestions from the community.

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Are You Brave Enough for This Horror Bar...

The new "Horror Bar" on Colfax features weekly horror film screenings and scary good craft cocktails.

Restaurants
Thousands of Hummingbirds Set to Visit C...

The beautiful, busy little birds will be fluttering into Colorado by mid-April.

Local News
Denver Zoo Ranks as One of the Best and Most Ethical in the Count...

The Denver Zoo is one of the city's greatest attractions, and it's getting some much-deserved recognition! "Travel + Leisure" has ranked the Denver Zoo as one of the best and most ethical in the entire country.

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Aspen Music Festival Announces In-Person...

After having to cancel last summer's in-person season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Aspen Music Festival and School recently announced a 52-day lineup for July and August 2021. The festival dates line up with its 72nd anniversary season.

Events
Second Bald Eagle Egg Unlikely to Hatch ...

Standley Lake park officials say the egg might not be viable. Fans who would check the live Standley Lake Eagle Cam were hoping to see the little eaglet over the rim of the eagle's nest.

Local News
Denver Lifts Outdoor Mask Order

On Wednesday, April 14, the City and County of Denver announced changes to its COVID-19 restrictions. The changes will see the outdoor mask order lifted and capacity limits for businesses loosened, starting this Friday.

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Back to 100%: Douglas County Opts Out of...

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 to opt-out of the Tri-County Public Health Department order. Beginning this Friday, business owners and churches in Douglas County will be able to set their own capacity limits.

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12 Fabulous Things to Do in Denver This ...

Free coffee, movies, and some Colorado Rockies Baseball are heading your way! All this and more this weekend in Denver, April 16–18.

Events
Why You'll See Military Helicopters Flying Over Denver This Week

The Colorado Army National Guard's 2nd Brigade, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion, will be hosting its annual wildfire training conference this week in Denver. The training is set to take place from April 13–18.

Local News
Water World Scheduled to Reopen Memorial...

Water World announced it will open for the 2021 season on May 29 after remaining closed during the 2020 season due to COVID-19. Park attendance will be reduced and managed through pre-visit ticketing and reservations.

Attractions
Red Rocks Reveals 2021 Concert Lineup

After COVID-19 disrupted concerts at Red Rocks throughout 2020, the venue is looking forward to the 2021 season.

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State Articles
Our Coloradans Then: Elliot and Ruth Han...

The Handlers were co-founders of Mattel, creating and marketing Barbie, Hot Wheels, and other instantly classic, best-selling toys on the market.

Local Culture
Denver's Great American Beer Festival Skips Another Year

The national passport program will give beer lovers a chance to enjoy beer-related events again this fall as organizers look forward to bringing back an in-person event in 2022.

Events
12 Weird Laws in Colorado That You've Li...

We all know that Colorado is an amazing place to live. Between our gorgeous mountains and picturesque views, there's truly nothing about our state that makes us want to live anywhere else.

Local Culture
Rocky Mountain National Park to Implemen...

System will go into place for the summer and fall season, May 28 to October 11, 2021.

Attractions
Colorado Pint Day: Full List of Participating Breweries

Colorado Pint Day is back! Happening Wednesday, April 7, the annual event will see a record-breaking number of locations that will be participating—more than 150 breweries!

Events
Colorado 2021 Opening Dates: Theme Parks...

With summer on the horizon, and more Coloradans become eligible to receive a vaccine, local businesses, theme parks, and arenas are easing up on restrictions and reopening. We've put together this list of what's opening in Colorado and when.

Attractions
Colorado Country Jam Lineup Announced: L...

Country Jam Colorado, the state's largest country music festival, announced the lineup for its 2021 event scheduled for June 24–26 near Grand Junction. Ticket pre-sale beings March 31!

Events
All Coloradans 16+ Will Be Eligible for COVID Vaccine on April 2

In a press conference on Monday morning, Governor Polis announced that he is opening up vaccinations for COVID-19 to anyone in the state over 16 beginning Friday, April 2.

Local News
An Open Letter From Columbine Survivor C...

Dear Fellow Survivor ... words fall significantly short, they feel small and trite. However, I felt compelled to at least try to convey some of the comforts I wish were shared with me.

Local News
Most Popular Areas for 'Bigfoot Sighting...

Believe it or not, there are plenty of places in Colorado that have a history with the creature known as Bigfoot. These are some of the most famous spots in Colorado for Bigfoot sightings.

Local Culture
Rocky Mountain National Park Offering Overnight Backpacking Campi...

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You'll Soon Be Able to Charge Your Elect...

A partnership between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Rivian will bring charging stations to all 42 Colorado state parks.

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National Articles
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feastin...

While many of us were stuffed last week, this squirrel had some dizzying effects from his feast.

Home & Garden
15 Most Popular Idioms and Their Meaning...

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning isn't necessarily obvious from a first glance at the individual words. We've scoured the internet and found 15 of the most-popular idioms in the English language and their meanings.

Local Culture
Most Popular Toy the Year You Were Born: 1950–2009

We've looked far and wide to find the most popular toys of every year, from 1950 to 2009. What was the most popular toy the year YOU were born?

Local Culture
Starbucks Is Celebrating Earth Month By ...

April is Earth Month, and Starbucks is celebrating by giving you the chance to win freebies and discounts. Similar to its Starbucks for Life game, this game combines instant-win but with puzzles, for an added twist.

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VIDEO: Research Finds Snakes Can Climb T...

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers were examining the use of baffles (often a long deterrent, sometimes in a shape of a stovepipe, a cone, and more) to protect the nests of Micronesia starlings on Guam when they noticed snakes hitching their way up trees in a unique way.

World
Dozens of Recipes for When You're Stuck at Home

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Recipes
'Demonic' Dog Put Up for Adoption in Bru...

New Jersey woman puts New Jersey chihuahua up for adoption on Facebook because he drives her crazy. Woman says chihuahua hates animals, men, and children and compares him to a gremlin.

National News
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring

Why should I compost? Well, the answer is simple—it's beneficial for the environment, it reduces waste, it improves soil health, it conserves resources, and it's rewarding!

Home & Garden
FDA and CDC Recommend 'Pause' for the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Six people experienced a rare and dangerous blot clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine.

National News
Prince Phillip's Funeral: Everything We ...

Preparations for Prince Phillip's funeral are underway, and here's everything we know thus far. Prince Phillip's funeral will take place on Saturday, April 17, at 3 p.m. (BST), at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

World
McDonald's Closing Hundreds of Restauran...

The restaurants have suffered due to the loss of foot traffic and migration to drive-thru and delivery service.

Restaurants
UK Woman Becomes Pregnant While Already Pregnant, Gives Birth to ...

After struggling with infertility for over a year, Rebecca Roberts welcomed her twins in a rare case of "superfetation."

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