Army veteran Steve Baskis rolls after flipping in House Rapid in the Grand Canyon. Baskis, who lives in Montrose, was among five blind veterans who kayaked the Grand Canyon in September 2018 as part of a trip supported by Team River Runner. (Bill Frake, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“Post-traumatic growth” for five blind veterans kayaking the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon

"We showed what truly could be done when we worked together.”

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Take back your news.

Support independent, Colorado-owned journalism by joining The Colorado Sun.

Tags:

Categories:

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s Catholic churches will open records to independent investigator in effort to account for alleged sex abuse

Prompted by a Pennsylvania grand jury’s bombshell report last year, the Colorado effort is aimed at giving alleged victims recognition, solace. Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer will lead the review.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”

April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings