Southwestern Colorado’s Mancos Valley had long been thought of as an agricultural promised land, seemingly resistant to the ravages of climate change. There had been dry years, of course. But, along with acres and acres of crops, the blissful notion of relative immunity perished in 2021.
Last year, homebound Denverites bought a houseplant (or eight) to inject some green into their quarantine— even though many of us can’t seem to keep anything with roots alive. Luckily, Colorado experts have a bouquet of wisdom to share.
In summer 2020, the nation’s attention turned to the killing of a 23-year-old Aurora man. His death prompted a flood of more than 8,500 letters from outside the state of Colorado—all begging Governor Jared Polis for justice. We read every one.
Coloradans have endured a lot in the past year and a half, and mental health professionals are worried about the long-term effects of that trauma. Here, we examine who’s been most affected, and how local experts are trying to help us cope.
For more than 25 years, 5280 has asked physicians in the Denver area whom they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one. The following 340 doctors—in 100 specialties—were nominated by their peers this year.
A tragic stretch in April 2020 shone a light on the mental health issues facing the mountain community. With the new school year set to start, area residents are continuing to heal while asking themselves how they can learn from the past.
Denver’s landscape has given birth to some of the most distinctive golf courses in the world. Let us be your caddy on a tour of the area’s premier public golf destinations—all while helping remedy your game.
Frontier Airlines’ handling of pandemic-related flight cancellations triggered outrage and spurred appeals for reform. Yet the Denver-based airline expects increasing demand for what it calls “Low Fares Done Right.” Will passengers who believe they were defrauded return to the ultra-low-cost airline?