Maximize Your Electric Car’s Range in Cold Weather
Electric vehicles have been around since the late 1800s, in one form or another, but have recently grown in popularity thanks in large part to their low environmental impact and cost…
Back Up Your Docs
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Complete the 20 tasks on…
Day 14: Decode the Weather
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
7 Tips for Avalanche Safety
Colorado is known around the country, and around the world, for being a winter sports playground. Those sports take place in the backcountry as well as in established resort areas,…
How to Deal with Foggy Windows
No matter what the climate is like where you live, keeping the temperature comfortable inside your car often means battling foggy windows. If you live in a climate with cold winters,…
We’re Not Done Yet! A Guide to Snow Routes and Plowing in Chicago
March has come in like a lion — and although spring is technically less than two weeks away, it looks like winter isn’t done with Chicago yet. Forecasters are predicting several…
Denver skiing
Photo courtesy of Larry1732 via Flickr, CC BY 2.0   Let’s play a little word association. “Skiing in Colorado”… go. If the words Vail, Aspen, Breckenridge and Crested Butte immediately…
Space Heater Safety Tips for Your Apartment
Photo courtesy of Paul.Carroll via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 It has been crazy cold in Chicago this winter. How cold? The coldest winter in at least 30 years. Cold enough…
#familygames tabletop curling
#FamilyGames is a series of fun winter challenges we created so the family can play inside when it’s too cold to play outside. Our first two challenges in the #FamilyGames…
Snowmobile safety and classes in Denver
Photo courtesy of metaphoricalplatypus via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 If you ask Colorado residents how they would define the seasons here in the Front Range, many would tell you there are only two:…