Millie, 13, catches up on some reading in the clean-lined living room, with matching side chairs from overstock.com and a sofa from Crate & Barrel. The space showcases a simple design trick: Place neutral furnishings against bold, saturated walls for an elegant look. —Photography by David Lauer
Every parent looks forward to A certain sweet spot when it comes to raising kids: Homeowner Jill Keogh describes this time as “no teens yet, and no toddlers anymore.” On the brink of these golden years, Jill and her husband, Brendan, came into their brand-new Broomfield home on a mission to...
Some of Forrest Fenn's treasure (Photo by Allison Doty); Inset image: Randy Bilyeu with his dog, Leo (Photo courtesy of Linda Bilyeu)
Editor's note, July 26, 2016: On July 14, as 5280’s August 2016 issue went to press with a story about the six-month-long search for missing treasure hunter and Broomfield resident Randy Bilyeu, a body was discovered on a bank of the Rio Grande in New Mexico. Twelve days later, on July 26, dental...
—Illustration by Marina Muun
Search our 2016 Top Doctors directory at 5280.com/topdocslist; and you will find our guide on choosing (and understanding!) health insurance, a licensed doctor, and medication here.
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—Illustration by Marina Muun
This past year, the United States was expected to reach an unfortunate milestone in health care: The National Healthcare Expenditure—stats gathered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—was forecasted to breach the $3.2 trillion mark, which would mean health-care spending...
The Centennial State may be bike-friendly, but Denver? More like bike-lukewarmish. In a state heralded for its cycling culture and recognized as one of the country’s best for bikers (Colorado hasn’t placed lower than seventh on the League of American Bicyclists’ annual rankings since 2011), it...
—Illustration by Gluekit
What do you get when you combine the retirement of a Hall of Fame quarterback, the desertion of his heir apparent, some strategic Instagram cropping, and a couple of bullet wounds? If you figure it out, please let us know. (We’re sure John Elway wouldn’t mind being let in on the answer, either.) In...
Mirror Lake reflects Lone Eagle Peak in the Indian Peaks Wilderness
—Photo by Jason Hatfield
Take a look around. See the buildings, the cars, the wide-lane roads, the construction cranes. Now imagine a place untouched by development, unmarked by human hands, bereft of concrete highways—where clouds outnumber people and skies are unbroken by metal beams. By creating a federal system for...
—Illustration by Owen Freeman
Sending out an SOS
Trail runner Danelle Ballengee survived two frigid nights on a remote trail with a broken pelvis. Wilderness expert Ford Church analyzes* what the athlete did right—and what she could have done better. —Patrick Doyle
* Check the footnotes for expert analysis from Ford...