A skier makes their way through deep snow in backcountry east of Vail Resort in December 2018. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Hidden in the Colorado avalanche deaths downturn is a growing trend of avoidable accidents

"My challenge to avalanche educators right now is to develop a way to better instruct people on not just when to turn around, but how to turn around," said Dale Atkins, an avalanche educator.

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Deaths of least 32 Colorado nursing home, senior living center residents linked to coronavirus

Six people have died of COVID-19 complications at Centennial Healthcare Center in Greeley alone. Four others from one Littleton assisted-living center, Libby Bortz, also have died.

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Memory figures into most of Carter Wilson’s novels. This one tackles it head on.

In "The Dead Girl in 2A," the author also wanted to have the Colorado mountains figure prominently in the final act of his thriller

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Strangers on a plane: A man, a woman and a mutually intense feeling that they’ve met before

In "The Dead Girl in 2A," author Carter Wilson introduces the protagonists of a dark thriller in which we also learn of an unseen character behind their meeting