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Vanlife is booming in Colorado as housing costs climb and work-anywhere appeal grows

GYPSUM — Darla Letourneau is ready for an adventure of a lifetime. “This is the first time I’ve ever done anything like this by myself,” the 72-year-old Floridian said as she circled and studied her brand new Promaster van, custom converted by Dave & Matt Vans.  Letourneau is planning to spend the next half a […]

Posted inBusiness, Coloradans, COVID, News, Politics and Government

RVs are housing health care workers worried about giving their families coronavirus. But some Colorado cities, HOAs put up roadblocks.

Boulder Community Hospital nurse Ernest Illo and his wife grew anxious that the COVID-19 outbreak would soon creep from Illo’s work into their Gunbarrel condo and infect their 5-year-old son. When the virus started spreading across the country, many medical front-line workers moved out of their homes to shelter in motels, or at the homes […]

Posted inBusiness, Coloradans, Outdoors

Campers now want more than just a tent. One Colorado campground is leaning into those changing tastes — and shorter attention spans.

LARIMER COUNTY — As Colorado’s rugged high country is only now emerging from a cold, wet spring and early summer, campers at the intersection of Boo-Boo Bypass and Ranger Road nudge up against Mother Nature while wrapped in the warm amenities of home. The environment is more “glamping” than camping at Jellystone Park Camp-Resort near […]