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Robert Sanchez, Senior Staff Writer

Robert Sanchez has written on everything from inner-city gangs to brain trauma to natural disasters. Features he’s written have been recognized by the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, the City and Regional Magazine Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists, among others. Sanchez’s work has been anthologized twice in the “Best American Sports Writing” series (with two other stories listed as “notable”), in “Next Wave” (a collection of the best American writers younger than 40), and in “Words Matter” (which features 20 influential University of Missouri School of Journalism graduates). Additionally, his work has been featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”, as well in ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, and Men’s Health. In 2014, he was named CRMA’s writer of the year.

In addition to his magazine experience, Sanchez is a former staff writer for the Associated Press, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News. Sanchez was born near Boston, but was raised in Colorado. He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri and is married to his high school sweetheart. They have two children.

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The Rising

Nine people died in the flooding between September 11 and 17, 2013, one of the worst natural disasters in Colorado history. For the people who lived on a sliver of U.S. 34 a dozen miles west of Loveland, the floods were nothing short of catastrophic. These are their stories.


Peyton’s Last Stand?

As the great number 18 approaches the end of his career, can the Broncos find the stamina, the determination, the grit, and the (dare we say it) drive it’ll take to give their legendary signal caller what could be his final shot at the Big Game? We’re about to find out.

Rush-Hour Relief?

Southbound travelers along I-25 could get some temporary traffic relief from a pilot program unveiled this week.


Denver Area Scores Highly For STEM Grads

A website put the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield area near the top of major cities when it comes to jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Colorado’s Amelia Earhart Nearing Around-the-World Goal

The Denver woman—and namesake of the famous aviatrix—has 10 more days to go before she completes her around-the-world flight, and becomes the youngest woman to circumnavigate the globe in a single-engine aircraft.


DIA Breaks April Passenger Record

Denver International Airport also saw significant gains in cargo, in addition to increased traffic numbers among many of its largest carriers.

Right Winging It

Author, pundit, provocateur, Coloradan: Is Michelle Malkin's divisive voice the cure to what ails the Republican Party?

Springs Airport Loses Yet Another Major Route

Amid consistently decreasing passenger numbers at Colorado Springs Airport, United Airlines announced this week that it will end its nonstop flights from the Springs to Dulles International Airport. 


Big (Possible) Plans for Stock Show Complex

A feasibility study released this week suggests a new arena and livestock stadium for the National Western site, but the price has yet to be determined.

Avs Down, Future Up

The Colorado Avalanche are out of the playoffs, but the team busted out in a big way this season.

Pot and Pols? Voters Say No

Colorado voters think the state’s marijuana laws have been good, but a majority say they wouldn’t vote for a frequent pot-smoker.

GOP Visits Denver Today

The Republican National Committee arrives today to check venues, amenities, and financing plans, as part of Denver's bid to host the 2016 GOP convention.


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