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Mike Kessler

Whose Land Is It Anyway?

How a mining law that dates to the 1870s is limiting access to backcountry recreation trails and posing a threat to Colorado’s wild spaces. 

The Gift of Gil

Scores of Denverites have opened their lives to an autistic man named Gilbert Carpinelli with the hope of helping him out.

Out in the Cold

They are America’s Cold War veterans, who forged weapons from a fearsome energy source and bravely endured years of radiation for a country that pledged to take care of them. Instead, government loopholes and evasions are making sure those promises are never kept.

A Leg to Stand on

Ralph Green is more than your average “ghetto fabulous” paralympic skier.

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