Looking up at the avalanche area near Vail where two snowbikers were killed on Feb. 15, 2020. The riders came out of the trees into the bottom of the slope near this point. The avalanche swept the men into a deep gully and they were buried under large amounts of snow and debris. (Hunter Schleper, submitted to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.)

The snowbikers were prepared. But the “avalanche terrain trap” near Vail still stole two of their lives.

Motorized community revving avalanche education for new snowbikers, who bring dirt-biking skills to the winter mountains, but have little understanding of the risks of snow.

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Colorado’s mountain hospitals “in good shape” with absence of tourists

The reduction in patients has been attributed to the closure of ski areas, which are typically packed with spring break visitors this time of year

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“I have to stand on faith”: A Denver pastor is critically ill with coronavirus. His wife is also sick with the disease.

The Rev. Terrance "Big T" Hughes – co-pastor at New Covenant Christian Church/Alpha Omega Ministries Disciples of Christ in Denver – is critically ill with COVID-19.

Colorado is still figuring out how to protect the homeless as Denver shelter reports two coronavirus cases

Two patients at the Stout Street clinic tested positive for COVID-19 and are now recovering in isolation. Homeless advocates worry the state isn’t prepared for an outbreak.