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Colorado Republicans Are Taking Aim at the State Senate in 2020

How will its leaders, Democratic Sen. Leroy Garcia and Republican Sen. Chris Holbert, navigate the fight?

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Sponsored Content: Vitalant: Give Blood, Save the Humans

Vitalant: Give Blood, Save the Humans

Not enough people are giving blood, so we’ve recruited our furry friends to help spread the word about the importance of regular blood donations.

Sponsored Content: Feeder School

Feeder School

Metropolitan State University of Denver is educating the next generation of leaders in Colorado’s booming hospitality industry.

Where Are All the Statues of Women?

One of the women who helped desegregate Colorado is (finally) getting the statue she deserves. We think this trio should be next in line for enshrinement.

The Balloon Boy Hoax—Solved!

Ten years ago this month, the country was captivated by a bizarre spectacle in Fort Collins that was colloquially dubbed the Balloon Boy Hoax. Although Richard Heene, the so-called Balloon Boy’s father, pleaded guilty to charges related to the prank, it was never fully clear whether it was the scam that police made it out to be. For the first time, we reveal the true story.

Growing Green

A letter from the editor of 5280's October 2019 issue.

Sponsored Content: ‘Northside’ story

‘Northside’ story

Bobby LeFebre’s passion for Denver and diversity will be front and center in his new role as Colorado’s first Latino poet laureate. He traces his artistic roots to the historic neighborhood where he grew up and his education at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

The Inside Story of the Colorado Avalanche’s Turnaround

A little more than two years ago, the Colorado Avalanche were among the worst teams in the NHL. Then the Avs made back-to-back playoff appearances, and this year, with a talented young lineup, they might well be Stanley Cup contenders. Here’s your guide to one of the league’s most exciting teams—both on and off the ice.

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