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We Were Here (and She's Still Here)

Zuni Mountains, the historical logging railroad route.

Impossible to drive it without imagining the hills as they were: clearcut, scalped naked. The subsequently-eroded red Abó dirt has young trees on it now, but here and there you can spot a patriarch the loggers missed or spared. 73 more words

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Broncos rule out cannabis companies for stadium name

As the Broncos struggle to find a new naming-rights partner for their stadium, they have ruled out cannabis companies as potential partners.

“I’m still optimistic we’re going to get a deal done prior to the season, but no promises because you have to get the right deal,” Broncos CEO Joe Ellis said at the NFL’s owners meetings earlier this offseason. 238 more words

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Broncos are 11th-most valuable NFL team, according to Forbes

The Broncos went 9-7 and missed the playoffs in 2016, but they’re as popular — and profitable — as they’ve ever been.

Denver has the 11th-most valuable team in the NFL and the 24th-most valuable sports team in the world, … 141 more words

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Starry

A spring in a big rincón, westward-facing. Water, with help from prevailing winds, had carved out an arching cave in the sandstone perhaps 30 feet high. 49 more words

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Until You Know

Scores of stone circles. I’ve written about them before. Too small to be hogan or tipi rings, wrong shape/size/place to be hunting blinds. (Though we did come upon a blind that overlooked a draw: U-shaped, right for one man to lie on his belly.) 67 more words

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Still at the Ready

We walked across the scanty dump of a sheepherder’s camp: rusty tin cans,  bits of glass, a watering trough tinkered out of something like an old water heater.   81 more words

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Ed McCaffrey's sons to play in 5A state title game at Broncos' stadium Saturday

This Saturday, both the 4A and 5A Colorado high school state football championship games will be played at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, beginning at 11 a.m. 164 more words

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