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The Guardian | August 2018

Would You Hike On A Former Nuclear Weapons Site?

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Photo by Chet Strange
Amid plutonium fears, schools ban visits to new Colorado wildlife refuge.
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5280 Health | January 2017

The Nurses Helping Survivors Of Sexual Assault

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Illustration by Naftali Beder
Specially trained nurses offer the best medical attention to this vulnerable population. So why does only one hospital in the state of Colorado make these professionals part of its regular staff?
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5280 | March 2011

Two Steps Back: The Cliff Effect

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Illustration by Mario Wagner
Why women working in low-income jobs are turning down raises and promotions to keep their families afloat.
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5280 Health | January 2019

The Ninja Life

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Photo by Jeff Nelson
American Ninja Warrior champion Geoff Britten on how to stay focused and train like a ninja.
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5280 | April 2017

Who Needs A Travel Buddy, Anyway?

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Photo courtesy of Vela Adventures
More Colorado women are taking vacations from everything—and everyone—by traveling alone.
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5280 | December 2013

Sunny With A Chance Of Powder

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Photo by Scott DW Smith
Find giant snowfall, smaller crowds, and a dash of nostalgia during a weekend escape to Wolf Creek.
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The Denver Post | December 2018

Review: Bar Dough

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Photo by Daniel Brenner / the Denver Post
Carrie Baird’s “fancy toast” is good. But Bar Dough is so much more than that.
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Hemispheres | July 2018

Spirit of the South

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Brandy-based Träkál offers a taste of Chilean Patagonia.
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Spirited | September/October 2017

Bar Crawl: Denver

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Lace up your drinking shoes for this boozy tour of four of our favorite neighborhoods.
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5280 Health | January 2019

Head Strong

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Photo courtesy of the University of Colorado Denver
A Denver company might have found a way to reduce head injuries for athletes.
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Outside | November 2018

How One Gym Uses Exercise to Fight Addiction

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Photo courtesy of Seeds Marketing & Design
Nonprofit the Phoenix has a radical idea for those recovering from drug and alcohol addictions: Get moving.
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BBC | September 2018

Are Hot Springs The Future Of Farming?

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A small Colorado town is using its hot springs for an unusual purpose: growing food year-round.
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5280 | September 2016

Tiny Dancer

How a dance class is improving mobility for children with Down syndrome—and building their confidence.
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5280 | October 2014

Meet The Artist: Daniel Sprick

Daniel Sprick’s paintings aren’t ones a viewer simply dabbles in. Instead, the works pull you in, until you feel like an art student studying them for a make-or-break class assignment.
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5280 | May 2012

Mix It: Spicy Mango-Cilantro Sangria at Cuba Cuba

Cuba Cuba Cafe & Bar has been around for years, but it’s not just the Latin America eats that keep us coming back. The restaurant’s sangrìa makes for perfect patio sipping. Our new favorite version is the spicy mango-cilantro.
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