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Haley Gray

5280 Contributor

Haley Gray is a Boulder-based freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in 5280, Roads and Kingdoms, Boulder Magazine, and the Albuquerque Journal.

Articles By Haley Gray

Yeet Cory Gardner

The Woman Behind YeetCoryGardner Talks About the Instagram Account’s Viral Fame

Senator Gardner has, indeed, been yeeted, and even Sentor-elect John Hickenlooper got in on the fun.

Grand Canyon at sunset

Can High Country News Rewrite the Narrative of the West?

When the editor in chief of the Paonia-based publication resigned last month, he did so with a tweet thread that pondered the magazine’s role in upholding—or dismantling—white supremacy. Can the next iteration of HCN write us into a more inclusive future?

Denver Is Now a Buyers’ Market—At Least for Luxury Condos

The latest report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors confirms what we already know: There is no shortage of luxury condos in the Mile High City.

Discount Ghost Stories Is a Virtuosic Homage to Colorado’s Unsung Heroes

A new Boulder musical has seven Coloradan’s stories that didn’t quite make the history books—but probably should have.

Denver’s Real Estate Market Tells a Tale of Two Cities

The market’s hot everywhere—but by notably different degrees. A local agent explains why.

Clark Richert

MCA’s Colorful New Exhibit Celebrates a Colorado Art Legend

Clark Richert in Hyperspace takes a multi-dimensional look at the artist’s mathematical painting career.

Can Big Ideas Improve Colorado’s Recycling Reputation?

How a new, state-funded program might help revitalize our recyclable economy.

Good News for Sellers—and Buyers—in Denver’s Real Estate Market

The latest report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors shows that it’s both a good time to sell and buy in the Mile High City.

Housing Market Update: Prices Even out, but It’s Still a Seller’s Market

It could be the beginning of the end for Denver’s dizzying real estate growth, but it’s still a seller’s market for now.

Reserving Your Next Campsite Just Got Easier

Need a place to pitch your tent? There’s an app for that.

national popular vote

What You Need to Know About Denver’s May 2019 Ballot Measures

Just two initiatives made the cut for Denver’s upcoming municipal elections. Here, we break down each one (and explain why there aren’t more of them).

Don’t Be Fooled: Denver’s Real Estate Market Is Still Hot

What cool down? Denver real estate may be evening out (relatively speaking) in the suburbs, but in the city proper, it’s as competitive as ever.

A Brief Introduction to Denver’s 2019 Election

Your civic duty is calling. Here’s your primer to Denver’s municipal election—from voter turnout to what exactly a runoff election is.

What You Need to Know About Denver’s Updated E-Bike Rules

Can you ride on the sidewalks? Do you need a helmet? Here’s what you need to know about the new regulations governing how electronic bikes are operated in Denver.

Joe Neguse

Meet Joe Neguse, Colorado’s First African-American Congressman

The freshman representative from Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District might be new to Congress, but he’s no stranger to politics. Here, Joe Neguse talks about climate change, health care, public lands, and what his historic win means to him.

Meet Jason Crow, One of Colorado’s Newest Representatives

The military veteran who unseated Mike Coffman talks immigration, gun control, and other priorities as the newly elected representative of Colorado’s 6th Congressional District.

Learn Light Art from Denver’s Luminary Sculptor

Dorothy Tanner, the lauded 95-year-old Denver sculptor and recipient of the 2018 Denver Mayor’s Award for Artistic Excellence and Innovation, is now taking students.

Meet the CU Professor Nominated for a Grammy

You’re likely to recognize all of the tracks on the compendium of works that earned University of Colorado Boulder’s Don McKinney a chance to win one of the most coveted awards in music.

Will Denver Be the First U.S. City With a Safe Injection Site?

Denver City Council passed a bill that, if sanctioned by state law, would create a supervised injection site for intravenous drug users.

Colorado State Capitol

What’s the Deal with Education Funding in Colorado?

Most local lawmakers agree that the way P-12 education is funded in the Centennial State should change. So what’s standing in the way?

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