Renan Ozturk (right) pilots a drone at advanced base camp while Matt Irving (left in red) operates the camera on a separate controller. Sherpa team looks on. (National Geographic/Thom Pollard)

Fourteen for the Fourth: The best stories you may have missed

Some Colorado Sun longreads (and semi-longreads) you may have overlooked, from before the pandemic right up to today

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5 found dead after fire in northeast Denver; police say they found evidence of arson

The Denver Police Department says it will "be providing full logistical and investigative support in this matter."

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Colorado increases tax on oil and gas operators to fund a $3.4 million shortfall in regulators’ budget

The drilling industry supported the move after the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opted not to increase the tax by a larger margin

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Five schools, many questions, one clear answer: College in Colorado will be different this fall, but not cheaper

Coronavirus upended most everything about the on-campus college experience, including classroom debates, dorm life and schedules. Students say that should be reflected in their tuition bills.