Articles By Nancy Lofholm

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“Welcome to Colorful Colorado,” but please take your selfie — safely — with one of these replica signs

A million travelers stop at welcome centers each year and too many of them risk life and limb getting photos taken near the iconic signs at the border

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A car wreck claimed one of 15-year-old gymnast Jessica Womble’s legs — but not a bit of her competitive spirit

Athletes with missing limbs typically compete using prosthetics. “But I have never met anyone quite like Jessica,” gym owner says.

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Talk QWERTY to me: A vintage typewriter shop in Glenwood Springs gets analog hearts racing

From 3-foot-wide beasts to purse-sized nymphs, Darwin Raymond has seen and fixed every kind of typewriter -- including one shot dead by Hunter S. Thompson

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A Nazi flag led this Western Mayberry to confront hate once again. Now Fruita aims to send a different message.

A rural Colorado town makes its history of inclusivity its new mantra: “This was a wake-up call for us.”

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Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems

Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.

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Crested Butte’s Alley Loop series, Colorado’s nuttiest race on skinny skis, starts and finishes with a big “whoop”

The costumed contingent at the event included a Notorious RBG, a nod toward U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turned down Jell-O shots in an alley: “There will be no appearance of impropriety on my part!”

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Hemp has arrived: Colorado crops double after Farm Bill makes growing more legit

Beyond rush for CBD products, hemp-reinforced plastics pioneered by Henry Ford are in the works, but legal hurdles remain

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Amazon deliveries — essential in Colorado mountain towns — causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

In “end-of-the-pavement” communities like Crested Butte, the once-simple practice of picking up mail has turned into day-long waits and lost packages

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Drought has revealed for the first time a Colorado town flooded to build a reservoir. And scientists expect to see it again.

All of the town of Iola has been revealed for the first time since it was inundated in 1966, but water experts say they expect it to happen again and again as the effects of climate change worsen