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Community in Colorado: A Confluence of Cultures

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 15:27, last changed on 10/18/2017 - 12:09
One popular vision of Colorado presents a region of open spaces where a lone man rides into the setting sun. He is strong, silent, and through individual effort manages to save the girl, bring in the cattle, and haul the “bad guys” off to jail, all before the credits roll. This is the individualist...

Making Sense of Here: An Introduction to the Place Section

Added by yongli on 02/16/2017 - 10:15, last changed on 10/18/2017 - 12:02
Colorado is quite a place. Thousands of residents and visitors have arrived independently at that insight, without the guidance of experts. Through the verticality of the state’s mountains, the horizontality of its plains, and the dynamic mixture of verticality and horizontality in the exposed...

Colorado Gold Rush

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 14:50, last changed on 10/17/2017 - 13:15
The discovery of gold near present-day Denver in 1858–59 drew thousands of people to present-day Colorado, prompting the political organization of first a US territory and later a state. Many current cities and towns, including Denver , Boulder , Black Hawk , Breckenridge , and Central City , were...
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