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Aug. 26, 2022: Visiting Colorado’s lowest point; To the moon and beyond

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Sally Leinen wasn’t aware that her ranch was home to the lowest geographical point in Colorado. Here, she rests after pounding a marker stake into the precise location.

Colorado’s lowest elevation just isn’t celebrated like its highest is. There’s not even a marker. That is, until we took a trip to Yuma County. Then, the Artemis mission signals a return to the moon, and beyond. Plus, students share their back-to-school joy and frustration. And, a county's divide when it comes to people experiencing homelessness.