Crime

CU-Boulder student's rescue after mushroom-fueled strip during hike goes national

A note to potential employers of Taylor Powers, 21. When you Google her name, you will come across posts like this one -- as well as clips from the New York Daily News and The Smoking Gun -- about her being charged following her mushroom-fueled strip and subsequent rescue during a hike at Chautauqua Park on Sunday. But this incident in no way should define what appears to be a very articulate, together person -- at least judging by her cooking blog, Get in My Belly. And while a couple of the recipes include mushrooms, they're not that kind of mushrooms....
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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