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Laura Pritchett

Articles By Laura Pritchett


Kids and teens aren’t the only ones who have to deal with bullies. We all do—often at work. The question is: How will you handle it when it happens to you?

An Insomniac’s Diary

One woman’s epic attempt to quiet her mind and get just one good night of sleep.

Finding Courage

How a December of terrible news forced all of us to rethink everything—and ultimately return to some basic truths.

Rivers of Doubt

As “The Year of Water” wound down, a trip to the Cache la Poudre made me realize how much work remains if we truly want to save our waterways.

The Fire This Time

When the High Park inferno spared our home, our first emotion was relief. But even though we were lucky, we didn’t realize how much work was still left to do.

Bridging The Gap

For years, environmentalists and ranchers have been suspicious of each other. Fort Collins’ Sustainable Living Fair is doing a pretty darn good job of changing that.

Colorado Bookshelf: Tributary

Boulder author’s new novel tackles Mormonism’s unconventional history. 

Tick Tock

How landing a long-awaited dream job forced me to rethink—but not remake—my relationship with time.

Turning The Page

How the back-breaking job of packing and moving books became a noble pleasure.

Grand Adventures

How tuning in, turning on, and dropping out every once in awhile may be the best thing for all of us.

Rocky Mountain President

More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt took a hunting trip to Colorado. What most people don’t know: There was much more at stake during those weeks than simply riding horses and tracking bears.

Remembrance of Things Past

Why a little bit of reminiscing about family, friends—and life in general—at holiday time isn’t such a bad thing.

On the Rez

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s new Cultural Center & Museum is a monument to the tribe’s history. But sometimes it’s the simple things, like a centuries-old dance, that are the best links to the past.

Moving On

We all like to think that friendships last forever-which is why it’s so difficult when one ends for good.

Nature Boy

Celebrating the prescient, eccentric genius of Enos Mills, the man responsible for Rocky Mountain National Park.

Bear Essentials

Colorado researchers are debunking the conventional wisdom on the relationship between Ursus americanus and human beings.

An Inconvenient Truth

How facing up to, and publicizing, a painful history resulted in a little bit of grace.

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The White Dot

What happens when you turn off the TV—and tune into life?

Being Brave

Why jumping off a high ledge is easier than baring your soul in words.

Ranch Hands

How the Colorado Art Ranch created the only Artposium in the world.

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