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Bryan Schatz

Anywhere But Here

Colorado inmate Douglas Alward has escaped from prison seven times. Only one person knows if he’ll try again.

Call of Duty

Last fall, Rick Raemisch took charge of the Colorado Department of Corrections in the wake of his predecessor’s murder. Now it’s his job to reform our state’s beleaguered prison system.

The Disconnect

A troubling lack of state funding is shifting the burden of higher education costs onto students—and the real victim might be Colorado’s future economy.

Resurrection

Robert “Rider” Dewey spent 17 long years in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit. During that time, he endured constant legal setbacks and personal tragedies. This is how he made it to the other side.

The Dealmaker

To become Colorado’s first openly gay speaker of the House, Mark Ferrandino had to overcome learning disabilities, harassment, and prejudice. But will leading the Legislature be his toughest challenge yet?

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