In late July, the wildflowers are at their peak in Crested Butte, Colorado. Snow lingers on the north-facing shadows of the Elk Range while green aspens blanket the valley. It doesn’t get much better than summer in the alpine, and tourists and second-home owners know it.
“There’s this master narrative that rural places are in need of help or deprived. And yes, they are denied a lot of resources, but I think rural places have so many assets — things that all demographics are looking for.”
Katie Hill’s resignation and sex scandal is different from those of her colleagues in Congress.
“Prison is a place where you don’t really get to be vulnerable, so education in prison creates vulnerability.”