Scenes from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show. Denver Convention Center. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Evolution of Outdoor Retailer trade shows mirrors industry’s transformation into political, economic force

The annual trade shows promotes advocacy and education alongside traditional wheeling-and-dealing.

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 48 as disease spreads to at least 47 counties

The number of counties affected and number of people hospitalized by the virus have rapidly risen in recent days.

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Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in coronavirus times

Typically open — although national parks are increasingly limiting access and more shelter-at-home orders are being issued — the great outdoors provides a natural way to social distance