Angela Ufheil co-creates the Compass, Adventure, and Culture sections of 5280 and writes for 5280.com. Before joining the 5280 team, she worked at Midwest Living and covered breaking news for the Des Moines Register. Her writing has also appeared in Elle and Men’s Journal. Ufheil grew up in Illinois and studied writing and magazine journalism at Drake University in Iowa. While not reading, writing, and editing, she can be found running, biking, or making gluten free pasta from scratch while listening to podcasts or Janelle Monáe.
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Artist Calvin Lee will donate 90 percent of the money he makes during December’s First Friday Art Walk to the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, which provides free legal services to immigrants in the United States.
We asked some of our favorite local tastemakers about the presents they’re planning to give—or hoping to receive—this holiday season. Of course, we couldn’t resist adding our own Centennial State recommendations, too.
While Colorado is known for unrestricted access to reproductive healthcare and abortion, local advocates still worry about the impact a right-leaning Supreme Court could have on services and providers.