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  1. May/June 2022 UL
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    • A road trip on the Trail of the Ancients Scenic Byway through southern Utah explores the Ancestral Puebloan homeland. The second story in our two-part series travels to Monument Valley, Bluff and beyond.
    • For 100 years, Timpanogos Cave National Monument has welcomed visitors to a world of wonder. Delve into the triple caverns of the monument’s cave system for this centennial celebration.
    • Torrey photographer Guy Tal’s special relationship with the Utah landscape yields stunning images and an unparalleled appreciation of nature.
    • Farr’s Ice Cream: An Ogden family’s frozen empire owes its longevity to resilience and great ice cream.
    • Humans mastered grilling meat back in the caveman days. But grilling veggies takes more thought. That’s the beauty of foil packet dinners.
  2. May/June 2022 CL
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    • Travel through the eastern San Juan Mountains on a Silver Thread Scenic and Historic Byway road trip that makes stops at waterfalls, mining boomtowns and some truly spectacular mountain vistas.
    • Two Ponds, one of the United States’ smallest national wildlife refuges sits in the middle of Arvada, where it provides habitat to birds and other native species, thanks to the citizens who banded together to preserve it.
    • A Boulder woman set off on an extraordinary journey to traverse Colorado diagonally, hiking from the southeast corner to the northwest corner.
    • Denver neighborhood RiNo, originally known as the River North Art District, strives to bring art into everyday life while undergoing constant change.
    • Flank steak offers grilling-season versatility in these recipes.
  3. May/June 2022 NL
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    • Nebraska Rocks: Geological formations that defy physics, abundant blooms, fearsome ancient mammals, desperate pioneers and Indigenous peoples – the history of Western Nebraska is as dramatic as its landscape.
    • A relative of Mari Sandoz, self-taught Sandhills artist Rachel Brownlee’s charcoal pencil drawings painstakingly depict the “living West” – and she says it’s not just her hands guiding the creation.
    • Patricia “Big Mama” Barron served soul food and second chances at her North Omaha restaurant Big Mama’s Kitchen. Her family dishes up more of the same at a new North 30th Street location.
    • Meatballs and lutefisk fly as Stromsburg and Oakland vie for the distinction of being Nebraska’s Swedish capital. Could it be there’s room for two?
    • From Norfolk to Valentine, Becky McCarville takes on goathead thorns and extreme heat to conquer the 195-mile rails-to-trail bikepacking journey with her sister on the Cowboy Trail. Their Nebraska adventures are just beginning.
    • From ranging bison to aeronautical history, unique and distinctly Nebraska golf courses across the state are worth the drive. Whether players are wearing golf pants or cowboy hats, they’re all chasing the hole-in-one fun of the golf life.
    • Easy-to-assemble no-bake desserts add a heartwarming touch to the end of any meal while keeping the kitchen cool.
  4. March/April 2022 UL
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    • The wonderfully weird Uintah County rock deposits at Fantasy Canyon resemble a surrealist painting or an alien world. Story and photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • Kayenta: Centered on an art village, this Ivins community blends seamlessly with the stunning landscape. Story by Matt Masich, photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • As made famous in the film Footloose, the iconic Lehi Roller Mills has been making premium flour since 1906. Story by Lauren Elkins, photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • Slickrock at Sand Flats. Mountain bikers and four-wheelers alike find thrilling adventures at this Moab-area spot. By Rachel Fixsen.
  5. March/April 2022 CL
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    • More than Mallards: Some 20 different duck species live in Colorado. As this photo essay shows, many of the rarest and most beautiful ducks can be found at lakes and ponds in the major population centers of the Front Range. Story by Matt Masich, photographs by Dan Walters.
    • Colorado Life’s 10th Anniversary As the magazine celebrates 10 years of exploring life in the Centennial State, we share the saga of how we launched Colorado Life and revisit some of our favorite stories and photos from our first decade. By Matt Masich.
    • One of Breckenridge’s most colorful characters shares stories of the wild adventures and misadventures he had in the 1970s during the early days of the ski resort. By Jeffrey Bergeron.
    • Just north of Garden of the Gods is Glen Eyrie Castle, a spectacular Tudor-style manor house built by Colorado Springs’ founder, Gen. William Jackson Palmer. Story by Tom Hess, photographs by Joshua Hardin.
  6. March/April 2022 NL
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    • Nature photographer Roy Swoboda shares remarkable Nebraska images from across the state and talks about how he started photography as a kid in Madison County. Story by Megan Feeney, photographs by Roy Swoboda.
    • Championing gentler horse training in the Panhandle, horseman, artist and teacher Bern Miller is a modern-day Renaissance man who’s attracted a loyal following. Story and photographs by Joe Arterburn.
    • Family-owned Bluebird Nursery in Clarkson grows wild and beautiful plants and provides job opportunities for people living in this Czech community. Story by Megan Feeney, photographs by Brooke Steffen-Kleinschmit.
    • Lofte Theatre: The Born-in-a-Barn Players at this rural Manley destination bring the magic of theater to life and nurture community ties across geographical and generational divides. Story by Megan Feeney.
    • Arbor Day, a tree-planting holiday, began in Nebraska City in 1872. Today, it’s celebrated worldwide. It started as the vision of Sterling Morton who sought to transform the mostly treeless prairies. Story by James J. Kimble.
  7. January/February 2022 UL
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    • Salt Lake Winter Olympics. The organizers and athletes who made the 2002 Winter Games such a success share their firsthand accounts of how they pulled it off. By Matt Masich.
    • Arch Flying Cowboy. Nicknamed “Arch Enemy No. 1,” pilot Tim Martin defies death as he flies his airplane through southeast Utah’s natural stone arches. By Rachel Fixsen.
    • Utahn Who Invented Television. Beaver native Philo T. Farnsworth was a 14-year-old farm boy when he was struck with the idea that led to his world-changing invention. By Matt Masich.
    • Lake Powell Photo Essay. Accomplished nature photographer Jeff Foott shares some of his most remarkable images from Lake Powell and its side canyons. Story by Matt Masich, Photographs by Jeff Foott.
    • Kitchens. Rib-sticking slow cooker recipes bring warmth and spice to help defrost on chilly days. By Danelle McCollum.
  8. January/February 2022 CL
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    • Steamboat Springs’ Olympians. Kids learn to ski at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, which has sent 95 of its alumni to the Olympics – more than any single town in the nation. By Matt Masich.
    • Pueblo Sandwiches. The melting pot of ethnicities that came together in Pueblo’s steel mills is responsible for the distinctive flavor combinations in the city’s unique sandwiches. Story by Tom Hess, Photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • Meow Wolf Denver. Dozens of Colorado artists spent four years working together to create a five-story interactive dream world that recently opened in downtown Denver. Story by Leah M. Charney, Photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • Hazel Dell Mushrooms. Outside of Fort Collins, a team of fungus farmers uses tender care and scientific techniques to cultivate sought-after varieties of gourmet mushrooms. Story by Lisa Truesdale, Photographs by Joshua Hardin.
    • Kitchens. Trout recipes offer ways to cook Colorado’s freshest fish. By Danelle McCollum.
  9. January/February 2022 NL
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    • South Omaha Mural Project. Artists and community members work together to depict the rich history and culture of this thriving neighborhood. Story by Megan Feeney.
    • Ice Photo Essay. Photographers from across Nebraska contribute their coolest shots to this photo essay that reflects on our state’s natural wonders and the lessons we can learn.
    • Hartington Veterinarians. Erin and Ben Schroeder treat injured and sick animals, renovate historic buildings and star in a National Geographic Wild reality show that broadcasts the town of Hartington into homes around the world. Story by Megan Feeney, Photographs by Brooke Steffen-Kleinschimt.
    • Charles Henry Morrill. Morrill Hall: University of Nebraska State Museum has many natural history wonders thanks to the man whose love for archaeology and commitment to fund digs in Nebraska kept them here. Story by Tim Trudell.
    • 13 Architectural Curiosities. Nebraskans have built structures to protect and provide for their people, honor their history and elevate beauty in their communities – and they’ve used creative methods to get it done. Story by Megan Feeney.
    • Winter Reading. Cozy up with new books featuring Nebraska connections, including a thriller set in the Sandhills, a collection of medical nonfiction mysteries by an Omaha doctor and new poetry from Ted Kooser and Marjorie Saiser. Story by Megan Feeney.
    • Kitchens. Whether you’re on team cinnamon roll or team cornbread, chili combined with an oven-baked treat warms up winter days. By Danelle McCollum.
  10. November/December 2021 UL
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    • Hill Aerospace Museum. One of the nation’s most complete collections of historic Air Force aircraft can be found at one of the nation’s most important Air Force bases.
    • Utah at 125: Part V. We celebrate Utah’s 125th anniversary of statehood with a fond look back at the most memorable moments of the recent past.
    • Ken Sanders Rare Books. The proprietor of this Salt Lake City bookstore is part wizard, part detective, and entirely unique.
    • Winter in the Mighty Five. Utah’s world-renowned national parks are glorious in all seasons, but they reach new heights of wonder when the weather gets cold.
    • Holiday Muffins and Bread Recipes. Simple treats liven up feasts.
    • Logan Novemberfest. More than 100 vendors offer homemade crafts.
  11. November/December 2021 NL
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    • Omaha Winter Getaways. Luxury hotels and a historic bed and breakfast are ready to host travelers on winter getaways to Nebraska’s ‘Big O.’ Story by Jennifer Troester.
    • Kearney. Born along pioneer trails and iron rails, Kearney remains a crossroads where community-minded residents and business leaders work together. Story and photographs by Alan J. Bartels.
    • Alliance Greenhouse. Inventive farmer Russ Finch harvests lemons and oranges in his greenhouse in winter. Story by Sheryl Schmeckpeper. Photographs by Alan J. Bartels.
    • Bess Streeter Aldrich. Elmwood welcomed this newcomer who fell in love with the town and its people and immortalized them in her novels. Story and photographs by Alan J. Bartels.
    • My 10 Favorite Nebraska Birding Spots. The late Dr. Paul Johnsgard depended on travel, luck and advice for birding opportunities at his favorite locations.
    • Nebraska Kitchens. Enjoy a trio of brownies from The Chocolate Season in Lincoln.
  12. November/December 2021 CL
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    • eTown. Boulder-based radio show eTown celebrates 30 years on the air.
    • Ptarmigan. Small, white birds known as the “ghosts of the alpine tundra” thrive above treeline.
    • Fremont’s Frozen Fourth Expedition. A frontier explorer’s ill-fated journey that ended in frostbite and cannibalism.
    • Roxborough State Park. Dramatic red rock formations are the hallmark of this peaceful enclave of nature near Littleton.
    • The Brown Palace. The grand dame of Denver hotels springs back to life after the pandemic.
    • Kitchens. Cabbage recipes make creative use of a versatile but overlooked veggie.
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