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Thu September 12, 2013

5:55am

Sun October 7, 2012
Around the Nation

Pinball Wizards At Home In Colo. Mountain Town

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 11:24 am

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

When was the last time you heard this sound:

(SOUNDBITE OF PINBALL MACHINE)

MARTIN: Pinball machines are as popular as ever in a small mountain town in Colorado, giving a new generation a taste of the past. NPR's Ahmad Shafi has the story.

(SOUNDBITE OF PINBALL MACHINE)

AHMAD SHAFI, BYLINE: Lyons, Colorado sits in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 20 miles north of Boulder. It's known for its annual music festivals and art scene. But in downtown Lyons, there's a business that doesn't fit that mold.

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3:43pm

Tue July 31, 2012
Sports

Rocky Mountain Whitewater Takes Center Stage at London Olympics

RapidBlocs, designed by S2o founder and former Olympic athlete Scott Shipley, shape this year's Olympic whitewater.
Sportography.tv Alex Irwin

Colorado’s rivers are known worldwide for their challenge and adventure for white river rafters and kayakers. Lyons, Colorado is far removed from the Olympic Games in London. But the inspiration for the 300-meter, manmade whitewater slalom course that’s front and center at the games this week can be traced back to the small town and a former Olympian.

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6:35am

Thu January 26, 2012
Music

CO Concert Announcement: 22nd Annual Folks Fest Lineup

We are deliriously happy to announce preliminary lineup for the 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival! This year's fest is Aug. 17th - 19th and features...

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3:21pm

Mon August 22, 2011
Pictures

Photo Show: Folks Fest 2011

The Civil Wars took to the stage Sunday during the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
Jim Hill

The 21st Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival ran August 19th - 21st. This year's festival was sold out and featured the likes of Brandi Carlile, The Civil Wars, Martin Sexton, Bob Weir, Jackson Browne and more. If you missed it, then you need to see these pictures!

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