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Articles by Kelly Bastone: Page 2

The Bold and the Beautiful

Utah’s Westwater Canyon offers stellar scenery and sought-after solitude—but only for boaters brave enough to face its rapids.


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. 


Pop Quiz

Many parents and students are fed up with what they view as excessive standardized testing. Will the burgeoning opt-out movement save Colorado schools—or endanger them?


Fish On Film

You’ve watched ski porn and ogled action-packed movies about mountaineering, but angling has always seemed too snoozy for video—until now.



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