Food tour company struggles to regain ground as restaurants recover

Nov 19, 2021
Megan Bucholz, founder of Local Table Tours, watched her business grow for a decade. Then the pandemic closed everything down.
Megan Bucholz is the founder of Local Table Tours, which offers guided walking tours exploring the food scenes in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, Colorado.
Courtesy Megan Bucholz

Will "South Park" creators remake Colorado's legendary Casa Bonita?

Sep 14, 2021
Our reporter goes behind the scenes at a childhood favorite, which may soon be in the hands of Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
Andrew Novick, "possibly Casa Bonita's No. 1 fan," has been leading a campaign to save the legendary restaurant, which filed for bankruptcy in April 2021.
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How a travel agency is bouncing back from a devastating year

Aug 11, 2021
Denver travel agent Sarah Fazendin says clients are spending more on extras than they would have before the pandemic.
Sarah Fazendin, owner of Videre Travel, a Denver-based travel agency, with her family at Machu Picchu in Peru. Her business has seen a massive uptick in travelers looking to navigate changing COVID restrictions.
Courtesy Sarah Fazendin

Complex, enduring economic factors put Latinx people at high risk for COVID

Mar 17, 2021
In one Colorado county, many Latinx people work in "essential" jobs and live with roommates or relatives, making them vulnerable.
With so many high-risk factors, some members of the Latinx community don't know how they could realistically avoid exposure to COVID-19.
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Colorado town tries to balance summer tourist season and COVID-19

Jul 17, 2020
Lake City, Colorado, depends on tourist dollars in the summer. Now it's asking those visitors to take precautions.
Laura Palmisano

Facing a labor shortage, construction tries to rebrand

Apr 11, 2019
To recruit more young people, employers talk up technology and higher pay.
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The number of electrical car charging stations is rising, but does that mean wider adoption of electrical cars will follow?

Dec 11, 2017
Charging electric vehicles in 2017 can still be a hassle, and it leads some to rethink their purchase. Here’s how the industry, and even some government entities, are trying to address that.
A new electric vehicle charging station is seen near San Francisco city hall.
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Wedding cake case goes to the Supreme Court

Dec 5, 2017
The Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments today in the case of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. He said a state law forbidding discrimination on grounds of sexual discrimination forces him to act against his Christian beliefs. Supporters of the couple argue that if you go […]

What happens to a neighborhood when oil and gas companies move in next door?

Nov 2, 2017
Residents of Broomfield, Colorado are fighting to keep oil and gas drilling out of residential areas.
A drilling rig near homes in Erie, Colorado. 
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