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Sept. 9, 2020: Backpacking’s Deeper Meaning; Gov. Polis On Education, Broncos, & More

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Patricia Cameron is the founder of Blackpackers, an organization that aims to encourage people of color to experience the Colorado outdoors. The group held its inaugural camp out Aug. 17-18 at Eleven Mile State Park west of Manitou Springs.

Patricia Cameron just hiked the 485 mile Colorado Trail. For the founder of "Blackpackers," the journey is both a way to connect with her ancestors and a form of protest.  Also, how far should oil and gas wells be from homes and schools? And Governor Jared Polis answers questions about education, COVID-19 and vaccines, the economy, Broncos' games, and more.