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Collective Colorado | April 2022

Low Pay Leaves Rural Teachers Struggling

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Photo by Mike Sweeney
Colorado’s teacher salaries are among the lowest in the nation.
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NBC News | March 2022

Inmate-produced radio station streams beyond prison

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Photo by Rachel Woolf for NBC News
Inside Wire is available 24/7 to incarcerated people in Colorado and to online listeners around the world.
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5280 | November 2021

One Day to Life

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Illustration by Nazario Graziano
People found not guilty by reason of insanity are sent to Colorado’s mental health hospital for treatment. Here, a look inside one man’s 3-year-long struggle for freedom.
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Hemispheres | February 2022

A Guide to Milwaukee’s Historic Bronzeville Neighborhood

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Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee
Today, the one-time hub for Milwaukee’s Black community is being revitalized—here are six businesses worth checking out.
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5280 Home | December 2021/January 2022

The Design Lovers’ Guide to Colorado Getaways

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Photo by Murphy O’Brien / Courtesy of Auberge Resorts Collection
At these four stylish hotels, bespoke furnishings, calming color palettes, and chic details await your arrival.
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Conde Nast Traveler | September 2020

Colorado Road Trip: 4 Days of Hiking and Hot Springs

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Photo via Getty
This drive offers the best of Colorado: canyon hikes, blue waters for kayaking, and great local breweries.
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5280 | April 2022

One Chef’s Mission to Create a Diverse Restaurant Industry

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Photo by Flor Blake
Tajahi Cooke will launch Chef Kitchen, a supper club and mentorship program for up-and-coming cooks.
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The Denver Post | March 2022

Twisted Tea

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Photo by AAron Ontiveroz, the Denver Post
Boulder’s Irreverent Teas brings a touch of whimsy to the world of functional teas.
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BBC Future | March 2021

How To Grow Food in a Concrete Jungle

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Photo courtesy of Jeff Pachoud/Getty Images
Building flourishing farms in the heart of cities used to be just a utopian fantasy.
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5280 | March 2022

LifeLabs’ New Apparel Helps You Better Regulate Your Body Temperature

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Photo courtesy of LifeLabs
Along with making users more comfortable, the brand’s innovative technology may also help curb energy usage.
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Giddy | December 2021

The True Cost of Childbirth

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Illustration by Jaelen Brock
Carrying and birthing a baby is expensive. How pricey? Three women share their receipts.
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BBC Future | January 2021

The Drones Watching Over Cattle

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Photo courtesy of University of Kentucky
Researchers in Kentucky and Colorado are training drones to find cattle and assess their health from the air.
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5280 | May 2022

The 25 Best Neighborhoods in Denver

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Photo by Sarah Boyum
We crunched the numbers to bring you the 25 best places to live in 2022—plus how to enjoy your new home once you’re settled.
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Hemispheres | December 2021

Museum-Worthy

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Steve Hall / Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art
Three major American arts institutions unveil reimagined, restored buildings to match the exhibits inside.
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The Denver Post | October 2020

Make Your Own Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda With Help From Denver Artists

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Photo courtesy of the Latino Cultural Arts Center
Four local artists contributed to these DIY altars, part of a month-long celebration of the Mexican tradition.
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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

Colorado Workout: Training Outside With Ellen Miller

Retired high-altitude mountaineer (the first American woman to summit Everest from Tibet) showcases her outdoor training regimen in Vail Village.
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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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