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Torrential storm, vibrations of holy energy arise from forbidden objects and places

In this excerpt, author John Nizalowski weaves an intricate tapestry, rich with detail, of ancient tradition that still speaks

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Pocket of severe drought lingers over Southwest U.S., including Colorado

In all, nearly 70% of Colorado is abnormally dry or in moderate or severe drought,

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How a Colorado College professor became a lightning rod for controversy by starting a global garlic war

Stanley Crawford brought on controversy in 2014 when he agreed to file a complaint against Harmoni International Spice, an American company that is owned by Chinese exporter Zhengzhou Harmoni Spice

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A chance visit to two historic grave sites set in motion the author’s wish to cast Billy the Kid in her fiction

Many writers had explored the gunfighter's life. Diana Holguin-Balogh's challenge was to do so in a way no one had before her.

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An intimate bilingual encounter draws a storied gunfighter to a conflicted young woman

The steamy scene sets the stage for a work of historical fiction built around the exploits of Billy the Kid

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A timeless story of hidden treasure led to another, tragic kind of search

This excerpt from writer Robert Sanchez's longform piece "Lost" typifies the exquisitely-told Colorado tales from this anthology of writing from 5280 magazine

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The plan to protect the Colorado River still isn’t done. Now what?

Here's a look at river and the drought plan and why it matters

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Excerpt: How museum collectors exploited Zuni poverty and damaged a civilization

In "Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits," author Chip Colwell explores the historical lust for artifacts and the fight to reclaim Native American culture