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The Boulder Theater during the Boulder International Film Festival

Must-See Films by Colorado Directors at Boulder International Film Festival

From March 3 to 6, the event will lure talent from around the world, but some of the most exciting pictures are homegrown.

Lane Moore at her Tinder Live event.

Lane Moore Is Ready to Roast Colorado’s Tinder Scene

Ahead of her Tinder Live events in the Centennial State this month, the comedian chats about the weird world of online dating.

Someone on strike outside King Soopers

Denver-Area King Soopers Employees Reflect on the Recent Labor Strike

Three grocery store workers explain what nine days on the picket line actually felt like, as well as what a new contract means for their futures.

Candidate Heidi Ganahl at a campaign event.

An Early Look at the Republicans Running to Unseat Governor Polis in 2022

We broke down the most prominent GOP candidates participating in the gubernatorial primary, which is set to take place on June 28.

Noah Segura waves picket sign in front of King Soopers.

Thousands of King Soopers Employees Go on Strike Across the Front Range

We visited a King Soopers in Capitol Hill to hear from members of the UFCW Local 7 union about why they’re striking. They say they’re fighting against poor working conditions and unfair pay.

Neighbors hug while helping each other due to the fires in Boulder.

How to Help Colorado Residents Affected by the Boulder County Fires

We put together a list of aid organizations, donations sites, and other resources to support or get help from following the Marshall and Middle Fork fires.

Quyen Tinh and Long Nguyen in Anise Vietnamese Eatery on Lincoln Avenue.

Denver Chefs Share Must-Make Holiday Recipes

From lobster mac and cheese to velvety mashed potatoes, these are the signature dishes local culinary pros are preparing for loved ones.

A shelf full of flavored vape juice.

How the Flavored Tobacco Ban Could Hurt Denver Small Businesses

Denver City Council approved a law banning the sale of flavored tobacco and vape products in an attempt to combat the nation’s youth vaping crisis. It may also threaten the survival of many convenience stores and vape shops.

Yakitori at Uncle in Wash Park

Behind the Scenes of Yakitori Night at Uncle

Producing succulent chicken skewers—which are available Monday through Thursday nights at Uncle in Wash Park—may sound simple enough. But watch 5280’s video to learn about the technical brilliance required to make the Japanese street food.

From cover of Karl Christian Krumpholz's book 'Queen's City.'

Ahead of Denver’s Birthday, the City’s Most Prolific Cartoonist Reflects on Its Evolution

For Denver’s 163rd birthday, we asked Karl Christian Krumpholz to share illustrations that best encapsulate the Mile High City’s streets and characters.

6 Aurora Teenagers Hospitalized After Drive-by Shooting at Nome Park

All six students survived the incident, but one was admitted for emergency surgery. Aurora Police asked for help finding suspects.

Lance Tsosie stands in front of a colorful mural in Denver

Meet Denver’s Navajo TikTok Creator Confronting Racists Online

Navajo Nation native Lance Tsosie has amassed 2.3 million TikTok followers advocating for Indigenous people and calling out bigots. Watch 5280‘s video profile on the Denver influencer’s life.

James Niehues in front of a ski map pretending to hold a paint brush

The Father of Colorado’s Iconic Ski Maps Retires

Over the course of 30 years, James Niehues has illustrated hundreds of maps for more than 200 ski resorts. Watch 5280’s video tour into his eminent paint and sketch studio.

Western Colorado’s Women’s Fire Crew Is Igniting Change in Firefighting

The group of women are doing more than simply providing diversity for an industry suffering from staff shortages and weak retention rates.

Colorado’s Biggest History Buffs on What the State’s Past Tells Us About Its Future

Following the release of their third book, Boom and Bust Colorado, we spoke with Thomas Noel (aka Dr. Colorado) and William Hansen about the Gold Rush, COVID-19, and the effect of cancel culture on history.

Busy Bees Welcome Denver Employees Back to the Office

Mile High City businesses are investing in beehives as a way to ease the workforce back to the office. What’s all the buzz about?

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