Articles By Kevin Simpson

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How technology is turning the South Platte River into a wavy, whitewater hot spot

Two hydraulic WaveShapers at Sheridan’s River Run Park have boosted Colorado river surfing big time, despite the challenge of down-to-the-drop demands on Colorado's water.

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To help fill the affordable housing gap, a Buena Vista project is creating inventory — one giant box at a time

The nation’s fickle relationship with modular housing may be on the upswing, as one developer scales up to serve rural and mountain communities

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How hot is Mesa County’s housing market? Just look at the number of new homebuyers

On pace for a record-setting year of loans and down-payment assistance, CHFA investment is having impact far beyond the Front Range

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D-Day’s heroes may be disappearing, but their stories have proved indelible

On today’s 75th anniversary, few of the soldiers remain. But at the 50th, I saw history passed -- often emotionally -- to new generations.

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His wife was first to use Colorado’s aid-in-dying law. His advocacy made him an accidental resource for others.

Colorado has seen a sharp rise in the number of patients prescribed aid-in-dying medication -- a 74% increase from 72 in 2017 to 125 last year -- and an increase in the number of doctors prescribing the medication

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How does a rural Colorado county with three people per square mile send 30 students to an Ivy League institution?

A 19th-century lawyer came to Las Animas County to save his life. He built a fortune and, one generation later, inspired the scholarship that created a pipeline to Princeton University.

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Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like other small rural delivery systems in Colorado, it must find a way to meet new state standards.

The southern Colorado town, population 55, now looks to another small hamlet for a solution -- and to crowdfunding to pay for it