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Articles By Kelly Bastone: Page 2

A Modest Proposal

The High Lonesome Ranch in western Colorado is big enough to be a national park, but its owners, led by Paul Vahldiek Jr., don’t take their cues from the government. Instead, they’ve developed a unique approach to land management that could revolutionize the conservation movement for both private and public open spaces.

Upper Colorado River

River Revival

River advocates recently secured nearly $8 million to revitalize roughly 30 miles of the Colorado River headwaters. It’s the largest such restoration ever attempted on this stretch of the Centennial State’s signature waterway, and it required nothing short of a miracle to pull off: a truce between sworn enemies.

A Fishy Deal?

Ross Reels sought subsidies to stay in Montrose, but are the payouts smart investments in the city’s future—or corporate bribes? 

3 Ultimate Running Vacations

Use running as your ticket to bliss with these three adventurous retreats, complete with personalized training from some of the sport’s best competitors. 

Do You Have the Golden Ticket?

To celebrate its 100,000th free kids lift ticket, Keystone Resort’s heralded chocolatier Chef Ned Archibald has become the ski area’s very own Willy Wonka with one sweet promotion. 

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