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Weed Goes Gourmet

A Denver-based cannabis confectioner goes all in on flavor.

Operation: Embed

A letter from the editor of the November 2018 issue of 5280.


Jared Polis Wants to Disrupt Colorado Politics

The Democratic candidate for governor has spent his career disrupting the status quo—both in business and politics. Now, he hopes his progressive ideas will win him the state’s highest position, and give him the opportunity to change the course of Colorado history.

For Asylum-Seekers Who Passed Through Aurora, the Saga Is Just Beginning

About 75 parents, mostly women, were separated from their children and detained at Aurora's ICE processing center over the summer as the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy was put into effect. Now, these families are facing years-long waits just to have their asylum cases heard.

More Girls Than Ever Are Playing High School Football

As kicker, Alexa Karsel was the first female player to score for Lyons Middle-Senior High School’s football team. She’s one of thousands of girls playing high school football nationwide.


Can Walker Stapleton Win the West?

For the Republican candidate, the path to the governor's office is through Colorado's rural communities. Will his appeal to conservative voters be enough?

The Only Gubernatorial Debate Schedule You Need

Colorado gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton are facing off in a series of six debates across the state this month. We've hunted down all the details, so all you need to do is tune in (and vote).


Last Rights

A letter from the editor of the October 2018 issue of 5280.

What You Need to Know About Amendment 74

The proposed change to the Colorado Constitution would require private property owners to be compensated when a law or regulation reduces the market value of their property. If passed, it would make Colorado's property law the most extreme in the nation.

Can Colorado Burn Its Way Out of a Wildfire Crisis?

This year has been one of the most active fire seasons in Colorado history, featuring some of the largest, most intense wildfires the state has ever seen. Now, land managers hope prescribed burns can counteract the disturbing trend before it’s too late.

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