My recent stories and award-winners
Sep 27 2016
Inside the Denver Post's challenging year.

After years of cutbacks in their newsroom, journalists at Colorado's largest newspaper once wondered how much more they’d have to endure. They’re finding out.
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Jul 29 2016
How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure

Randy Bilyeu thought he’d located Forrest Fenn’s infamous cache of gold and jewels. Then he went missing in New Mexico's high desert. Inside the hunt for Fenn’s riches—and the search for the man who vanished looking for them.
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Mar 28 2016
 A look at one of the most misunderstood cities in America.

Two mass shootings within 27 days. Six dead. Nine wounded. A look at Colorado Springs, one of the most misunderstood cities in America.
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What happens in Vegas

The evolution of baseball's newest superstar, seen through his father's eyes.
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Feb 3 2016
How the Gold King Mine Spill Threatens the Navajo Nation

Colorado’s Gold King Mine spill sent millions of gallons of contaminated water into the Animas River this past summer. More than 130 miles away in New Mexico, along the San Juan River, the environmental disaster is making the Navajo Nation rethink itself.
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Nov 25 2015
District attorney George Brauchler is Colorado's most visible death penalty supporter.

How District Attorney George Brauchler became Colorado’s most visible proponent of capital punishment.
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Jahlil Okafor's lonely climb

It always seemed so easy. The most dominant kid on the basketball court. Championships at Chicago's Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, at Duke. One of the first picks in the NBA's draft. Now, as the main attraction on the league's worst team, Jahlil Okafor is uncharted territory.

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The two sides of Denver's real estate boom.

Finding affordable housing in Denver has never been more difficult. This white-hot market is dividing our city—and one student and a young investor are at ground zero of the monumental transformation.

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Cory Gardner, United States senator

He can be funny, likable and—depending on the day—a political turncoat, a GOP savior, or a partisan hack. So, now that's he's been a U.S. senator for six months, who is the Gentleman from Colorado?
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Jul 13 2015
Eric Coffman, the coolest spaceship designer you've ever heard about.

How Eric Coffman overcame a devastating accident and became the coolest spaceship designer you've ever heard about.
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