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Jay Bouchard, Digital Assistant Editor

Jay writes and edits stories for 5280.com and assists the digital team with social media and online strategy. He studied English and political science at Carroll College in Helena, Montana, and went on to earn a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Before coming to 5280, Jay was an editorial fellow at Outside magazine in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he covered a myriad of topics including South American kayaking, marathon training, and the climbing season on Mt. Everest. Born and raised in New Hampshire with roots in the west, he is an avid skier, a neurotic Chicago Cubs fan, and a connoisseur of gas station hotdogs.

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The Colorado Sun Rises on the Local Media Landscape

The digital-only news publication will be comprised primarily of former Denver Post staffers who resigned after the last round of layoffs. We spoke with editor Larry Ryckman to get the details.

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How Colorado Residents Made History in the Himalayas

Longtime Telluride resident and mountaineer Ben Clark and his team headed to Bhutan to set a record on one of the world's most daunting treks in 2016. A film which chronicles the treacherous experience, "The Snowman Trek," premiers in theaters on Thursday, May 17.

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Crested Butte Joins the Epic Pass

Crested Butte, following in Telluride's footsteps, is joining the Epic Pass as Vail Resorts looks to outdo its ski industry competitors.

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