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Victoria Carodine

Victoria Carodine is a Denver-based writer and a former editor on 5280′s digital team. Before coming to 5280, Victoria was the digital intern at Architect Magazine in Washington, D.C., where she covered international and local architecture projects. She studied religion and ancient studies at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. A Texas native, Victoria loves trail running, climbing, and napping. She now works as content producer for Rocky Mountain Public Media.

Articles By Victoria Carodine

14 Instagram-Worthy Spots to Seek Out in Denver

From skyline views to eccentric street art and hidden gems, here are 14 less-than-obvious places to feature in your feed.

8 Resources for People Struggling with Mental Health in the Denver Area

It’s okay to not be okay right now. We’ve rounded up some local groups that are here to help.

Q&A With Ann Marie Awad, the Host Of CPR’s On Something

We caught up with the longtime drug reporter to talk about weed and what we can expect from the podcast’s third season, which airs May 11.

Denver Reacts to the Chauvin Verdict

Moments after the verdict was announced, members of the community reflect on the conviction of the ex-police officer and how Denver can move forward.

Your Questions About Life After Vaccination, Answered

Yes, you can hug your friends and go on that trip to the beach, but extreme caution is still required.

Colorado’s Democratic Lawmakers Are Eager to Pass Effective Gun Control Legislation

Following the mass shooting in Boulder on March 22, Colorado state legislators are looking for ways to prevent such violence from happening again.

An Ode To My Urban Jungle

In the throes of the pandemic, one writer finds comfort in amassing house plants.

Q&A With Bree Davies, Host of the Recently Launched City Cast Podcast

The longtime Denver journalist gave us the scoop on what stories City Cast plans to tell and how she hopes the daily podcast will fit into the local news landscape.

The Pandemic Is Wrecking Our Bodies

Local experts explain how work and lifestyle habits during the pandemic are negatively affecting our bodies—and what to try to feel better.

Imperfect Foods Enters the Food Waste Market in Denver

The California-based grocery delivery service will begin serving Denverites on March 16.

Local Mother-Daughter Team Launches Memorial Website for COVID-19 Victims

The free platform, Covituary, hopes to bring solace to families who have lost loved ones to the disease.

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Colorado’s 2021 Legislative Session Starts Today. Here’s What You Need to Know

Ahead of the session, we caught up with a few leaders and members of the General Assembly to talk about coming together and issues they anticipate debating in 2021.

Gray Wolves Reintroduction

A Look at Colorado’s (Very) Preliminary Plan to Reintroduce Gray Wolves

We’ve got a long way to go until we’ll hear the canid’s distant howl in Colorado, but the lengthy and complicated process is moving forward. Here’s what will happen next.

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines in Colorado

The much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccines are now being administered throughout Colorado, but questions about their potential side effects and the state’s distribution plan remain. We have answers.

Colorado Attorney General Launches a Grand Jury Investigation Into the Death of Elijah McClain

The announcement comes six months after Governor Jared Polis appointed Attorney General Phil Weiser as a special prosecutor to reexamine McClain’s death while in the custody of Aurora police officers.

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Chaos Erupts at the U.S. Capitol As Congress Meets to Certify the 2020 Election Results

In Denver, a crowd of around 700 demonstrators gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to protest the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States.

The Local Cooperative Diversifying Denver’s Yoga Community

Satya Yoga Cooperative believes Denverites of color deserve a welcoming yoga environment—and the healing it brings—too.

Our Most Popular Adventure Stories from 2020

From leaf peeping and car camping to pandemic-friendly excursions and more, here are 5280‘s best stories about adventuring in and around Colorado.

How 2020 Has Affected the Way We Hire and Look for Jobs

As social distancing became a necessity, so did virtual networking and job interviewing, altering the business landscape now—and likely for years to come.


How 2020 Has Affected the Way We Should Manage Forest Fires

Colorado’s wildfire season this year was apocalyptic—and experts caution that this is just the beginning.

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