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Some of the priciest Denver real estate is going to the frogs in major Cherry Creek upgrade

As Inga Gok and her energetic Belgian shepherd explore the newly-terraced mudflats along Cherry Creek, east of South Quebec Street, they’re blissfully unaware of the expensive ground they tread.  This one-mile stretch of the popular Cherry Creek Regional Trail, where bike commuters and joggers speed by in a nonstop parade, is nearing the end of […]

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Kayaker drowns in Cherry Creek Reservoir southeast of Denver

AURORA — Searchers have recovered the body of a 26-year-old man who fell out of an inflatable kayak during a storm that passed over Cherry Creek Reservoir southeast of Denver. Sentinel Colorado reports Christopher Carmon, of Aurora, fell into the water Sunday and was found dead several hours later. The water temperature was about 50 degrees Fahrenheit […]

Posted inEnvironment, Health, News, Outdoors, Water

E. coli fouls 100 Colorado waterways. But managers aren’t sure how big the threat is to people playing in streams.

Braving the midday blaze on a particularly hot Front Range Friday, Evan Smart and a friend lingered near their inner tubes, beer cans in hand, after a refreshing float down Boulder Creek.  “Over my whole life of coming into the creek, I’ve never heard of anybody getting sick,” said Smart, a 26-year-old paramedic. I’ve always […]