Heather Hansman

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Alone in the Flow

A SOLO TRIP DOWN THE GREEN RIVER TURNS INTO A BIG GAMBLE WHEN A...

Saving Deep Creek

For 20 years conservationists have battled to protect this isolated stream under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. That dream may finally come to fruition with little controversy thanks to a dedicated effort by river advocates and the urgings of the U.S. Army.

Regaining Control

Spend a day in the life of the Arapahoe Basin ski patrol as it reshapes its avalanche control program after losing its snow safety director.