Table of contents 5280 October 2010
Colorado’s obesity rates are the lowest in the country—but are we really as healthy as we think? Plus: We surveyed 400 Coloradans about their everyday health habits to see how—and why—our state has stayed on the good side of skinny.
Born in the heart of the Bible Belt, the author found refuge on the Front Range after a series of traumas. Through it all, she was discovering who she was—as a daughter, a woman, a partner, and a mother. One woman’s journey to faith and family.
Forty years ago, a plane slammed into the Rocky Mountains and killed 31 people. The rescue squad sent to find survivors was comprised of 18 teenagers, Colorado boys with something to prove to themselves and to one another. What they’d discover would haunt them for the rest of their lives.
Chef Lon Symensma debuts on the Denver scene with his first signature restaurant
Savory and sweet—with a pinch of nostalgia.
A dish that tastes precisely of the changing seasons.
If Mayor John Hickenlooper goes to the governor’s mansion, who will lead our left-leaning city? Here, a look at some top job candidates.
Colorado’s medical marijuana shops achieve new highs in lowbrow, stoner wordplay.
Will a local teen be the next big sound out of Denver?
It’s time to get (re)acquainted with the eclectic sights, sounds, and flavors of Santa Fe Drive.
When logging in means checking out…and missing out.
Denver’s head coaches are worth their weight in gold—except when they’re not.
Adventure show host Ryan Van Duzer’s bid to get you off the couch.
A look at a revitalized factory.
Now that it's been saved from falling down, the historic Elitch Theatre awaits its next act. But will the curtain ever rise again?
Grand Junction police think they’ve finally solved a years-old murder—if only they can get the alleged perpetrator back to Colorado to stand trial.
In 2006, the CEO of the University of Colorado Hospital orchestrated the medical center’s move to its new home at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Here, Schroffel talks about the move, health-care reform, and why he hires people smarter than himself.