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Colorado is racking up on recognition these days, and here’s a “Best” list that the whole state rocked.

The list is Outside Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work 2016, as determined by the publication’s editors.  This list holds special status, since it’s covering an aspect of our lives that occupies a huge chunk of time – where we work.

“No one wants to spend the majority of their waking hours slogging through a boring job in a cubicle maze, cemented in place under buzzing fluorescent lights,” writes Outside Magazine’s editorial staff. "We’re human beings, not drones."

Colorado claimed a whopping 36 of the spots on the list of 100, beginning with the No. 1 place to work: Forum Phi architectural and interior design firm in Aspen.


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University of Colorado Boulder earned strong marks in the latest list of Best National Universities for 2017 published in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges report.

 Boulder's flagship university is No. 38 among top public universities and comes in at No. 92 when compared with all 1,800 U.S.-based public, private and for-profit schools. Several specific programs at CU Boulder are among the top 25 in the nation, including the undergraduate engineering and business schools.

  • Undergraduate engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder ranks No. 18 of public institutions that offer a doctorate as the highest degree, and No. 32 overall.
  • CU Boulder's Aerospace Engineering program earned the No. 12 spot.
  •  Leeds School of
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Despite warmer than average fall temperatures, winter is fast approaching and snow will soon fill the forecast.

 It's time to take steps to keep your home safe, warm and energy efficient throughout the coming cold weather. Here are ten items recommended by to maintain your home this winter.

1. Clear away leaves

Before the first snowfall, rake up those leaves one more time and clear your gutters. Too many leaves left on the ground can inhibit spring growth. If your gutters are clogged gutters can cause water to pool, potentially damaging your roof or siding.


2. Prepare trees and shrubs

Even in cold winter months, landscaping needs care. Remove dead limbs or trees before the snow starts to fall to avoid damage from a

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