The more than 100-year-old Colorado tradition, which would have taken place from January 8–23, typically brings 700,000-plus attendees to the Mile High City each year. Without it, our local economy—from ranchers and retailers to hotels and restaurants—is losing $120 million.
From an extended, hot and dry summer to a rare derecho and the catastrophic fire season, 2020’s weather events drove us into the statewide drought conditions that exist today. But these extremes might not be that abnormal moving forward.
There were no lack of big stories to cover this year. From experiencing homelessness in a pandemic to Denver’s new generation of Black leadership and the big tech company making a move to Colorado, here are the long-form stories that captured readers’ attention.
Fresh off a historic playoff run with new talent to tap, the Denver Nuggets are poised for another big season. Before the team returns to play on Wednesday night, we put together a primer on the championship hopefuls.