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The Suicide Clusters That Threaten Mountain Towns

The Suicide Clusters That Threaten Mountain Towns

In 2017, the suicide rate in Durango, Colorado, was three times the national average. After 32 deaths in two years, the town's leaders banded together and instituted a range of changes with the goal of stopping the contagion. Their efforts may help other mountain towns to put an end to the grim "suicide belt" moniker for good.

The Green Green Grass of Utah

The Green Green Grass of Utah

Golf courses! Water parks! Man-made lakes! If Utah has its way, the retiree oasis of St. George will explode with growth, turning red rock to bluegrass and slaking its thirst with a new billion-dollar pipeline from the Colorado River.

Rafting the Yampa River

Rafting the Yampa River

‘Northern Arizona University Goes to the Yampa’ follows a collegiate group as they learn about the geology of the Colorado Plateau.

Why Are Adventure Hubs So White?

Why Are Adventure Hubs So White?

Outdoor towns tend to be overwhelmingly homogenous, which can make for a tough decision for people of color who want to move somewhere they can play outside

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