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Heart Surgery And Depression, Fighting Beetle Kill Forest Fires, Mesa Verde Archaeology, Cultural Resources And Climate Change

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A Denver political strategist who should've been on top of the world is instead finishing one of the hardest years of his life, because of depression likely brought on by open heart surgery. The Beaver Creek Fire burning in far northern Colorado is so exceptional it's forced firefighters to rethink 100 years of suppression tactics. Then, climate change is affecting what visitors to Mesa Verde National Park see, and National Park Service archeologists say that as global temperatures warm, other historical sights could be at risk.