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November 2017

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Lost and Found

Several long-serving members of NecroSearch, the world’s preeminent group for locating and retrieving missing bodies, are nearing retirement age. What will happen to the Colorado-based volunteer organization once they’re gone?

Budding Industry: Marijuana’s Impact in Colorado

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the passage of Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana for adult use in the Centennial State. Here’s a holistic look at where Colorado’s burgeoning cannabis scene is, five years in—and where it might be headed.

Gift Guide 2017: 38 Splurge-Worthy Gifts From Your Favorite State

For your loved ones who’ve been extra nice, we dreamed up an enticing array of Centennial State indulgences. These splurges may not be items you could justify buying for yourself (although we won’t judge you if you do!), but that’s exactly what makes them great for giving.

Meet Denver’s New District Attorney: Beth McCann

Beth McCann has made a career of breaking gender barriers, and she did so again this past November when she was elected to be Denver’s first female district attorney. One year after her historic victory, what’s next for the trailblazer?

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What We’re Doing in November

A homebrewing festival, a holiday light display in an African sculpture garden, and classical music from one of the world's best young pianists top our list this month.

Eat and Drink

Thanksgiving with Hattie McDaniel

The Academy Award–winning Gone With the Wind actress and one-time Coloradan left behind holiday recipes with the flavor of history.

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Inside Edge

Taos Ski Valley is carving out a new future by leaning into the past—and Coloradans are paying attention.

The Beholder

If you build it, there's a good chance Brad K. Evans—and his followers on the Denver Fugly Facebook group—will ridicule it. The inside story of a passion project that became a catalyst for change in the Mile High City.

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