Starting clockwise, from the upper left: Dr. Barbara Troy of Alamosa, Colo.; Katy Nelson, the wilderness and trails program manager for the Aspen-Sporis Ranger District; International Church of Cannabis co-founder Lee Molloy; and the Lone Star School graduating class of 2017: Zach Hamar, Daydra Parker, Jessica Bassett and Austin Kuntz.

 

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As we get set to put 2017 in the rearview mirror, we're counting down our favorite stories and our favorites conversations. And no year end list would be complete without you — and your favorite stories of the year.

Leaving out any elections stories or stories that were timely and are now out of date, these are our most-read stories of the year. As always, our journalism is here because you choose to support CPR News, both with your time and attention, and your membership. We appreciate it and we'll do it all over again next year.

Top 10 Most-Read 2017

  1. Conundrum Hot Springs Has A Poop Problem, So You May Have To Bag Your Business
  2. How Denver Public Library Balances Books With Being A Homeless Shelter
  3. Check This Out: Step Inside The Old Stapleton Airport Tower
  4. Why Is Denver's Housing Market Still On Fire? Supply And Demand
  5. Colorado's Refugee Population Explained In 4 Charts
  6. At Denver's International Church Of Cannabis, Prophets Aren't The Point
  7. Colorado's Bad At Recycling. Here's How The State's Trying To Change
  8. Does Extra Money Make A School Better? Littleton Tried It At Field Elementary
  9. In The Heart Of Colorado's Opioid Crisis, This Rural Doctor Is An Army Of One
  10. Nothing Tells The Story Of Rural Colorado Better Than A High School Graduation

Did you have a favorite that didn't make the list? Let us know in the comments.