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High Water Lines

High Water Lines

by B. Frank August 2, 2011 August - September 2011

When high water pushes the river from its banks, old decisions pay off, or rise to haunt the current owners.

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Don't Know What You Got 'Til It's Gone

Don’t Know What You Got ‘Til It’s Gone

by Mark Plantz June 28, 2011 July 2011

Your blood runs cold and a sickeningly vivid image pops into your head: your skins/paddle/front wheel sitting on your garage floor.

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Rabbits and Red Butte

Rabbits and Red Butte

by Mary Sojourner June 28, 2011 July 2011

It had been twenty-three years since I had danced the Round Dance. The last time had been at a Havasupai gathering near Red Butte in Arizona.

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Going Big: My Court Date with Hunter S. Thompson

Going Big: My Court Date with Hunter S. Thompson

by Andy Dannerbeck June 28, 2011 July 2011

I only met Hunter S. Thompson once when either of us was sober. I was waiting to stand trial for crimes against the State of Colorado, County of Pitkin and City of Aspen.

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Cussin' Crack

Cussin’ Crack

by Brendan Leonard June 1, 2011 June 2011

Most people who drive out to the west end of Boulder Canyon to Castle Rock aren’t going there to climb Cussin’ Crack. Most people would rather have fun.

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The Leisure Sports Roadshow

The Leisure Sports Roadshow

by John Cameron June 1, 2011 June 2011

My life goal was to become proficient at as many leisure sports as possible and I pursued that goal with passion.

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Dam Boulders

Dam Boulders

by Chris Dickey June 1, 2011 June 2011

As 80 billion gallons of water thundered out of the reservoir, the downstream Idaho communities of Wilford and Sugar City were literally wiped from the map.

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Anne Story: An Unknown From the Seine

Anne Story: An Unknown From the Seine

by Michael Brady May 3, 2011 May 2011

If you’ve ever taken a first-aid course, you may recall her face, as most likely you have kissed her likeness. Resusci Anne, as she now is known, is a famed mannequin, used round the world to teach mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

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