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December 2016

From the Editor

Features

Climate Change: A Matter Of Degree

Think it’s been hot lately? You ain’t seen nothing yet. Average annual temperatures in Colorado are set to rise 2.5 to five degrees Fahrenheit by the year 2050. If that sounds like a modest increase, think again. We’re here to explain exactly how climate change could alter Colorado as you know it.

Our Children, Ourselves

More than 180 kids are born in Colorado every day, and as many as one in four will be abused or neglected by their caregivers during their early years. Why is it so difficult to stop this from happening—and even harder to find justice for victims? 

Awake in the Night

Mary Kuanen escaped the violence of Sudan only to live through her husband’s murder in suburban Denver. Half a decade later, the single mother of five is still working to build the better life she was promised.

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Compass

A Convenient Truth

The big data boom is going to make life much, much easier. (And a wee bit creepier.)

Out In The Cold

Three local cold-case murders that have been largely forgotten. 

Year in Review: 2016

We can’t say with any certainty that the past 12 months were entirely good—or bad—for Colorado, but they were definitely entertaining. Here, the news and events that made 2016 a most interesting year. 

Adventure

Peak Luxury

A formerly private mountain lodge opens to the public for the first time.

Day Trip: Georgetown

Discover historic Georgetown’s wealth of old-school charm this holiday season.

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Culture

Art In Exile

Galleries and studios are getting the boot from Denver. Fortunately, they’ve found hope in the ’burbs. 

Eat and Drink

Table For One, Please

Dining out alone can sometimes feel like an exercise in second-class citizenship.

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Full Speed Ahead

No matter what he does—be it cycling, cooking, or building a fast-casual empire—Biju Thomas, founder of Biju’s Little Curry Shop, goes all out.

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