Chhabi Mahali, a a state coordinator of the youth wing of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, visits the Denver Elections Division office on Nov. 5, 2018, to see how the city verifies and counts voter ballots. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

International visitors go behind the scenes to see how Colorado got its reputation as one of the safest states to vote

Even on Colorado’s election eve, there’s room to show off the democratic process

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In her debut novel, the hydrogeologist author stuck to the adage: Write what you know

Harper McDavid put her characters in familiar south Texas and Mexico settings, with the protagonist reflecting another familiar feature -- women in STEM pursuits

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An unusual setting for romance: A petroleum tank farm, an inspection of irregularities, a drug lord and his henchman

Author Harper McDavid introduces the unlikely characters in this award-winning romance novel set in the region where she once worked as a hydrogeologist along the Texas-Mexico border

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Announcement of Forrest Fenn’s found treasure doesn’t stop speculation

Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure may have been discovered in early June, but that hasn’t stopped fortune hunters from speculating about where it was hidden