An aircraft releases a fire-retardant solution to help stop the spreading of Black Forest Fire on June 12, 2013. (Photo provided by the U.S. Army and taken by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division)

Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.

Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative

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Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.