Education: Denver School Days

There are 29 tunnels on the highly scenic, two-hour Denver & Salt Lake run from Denver to Winter Park. Last weekend many young high-school couples from Denver enjoyed the tunnels on their way to the ski slopes. They were not using their jalopies, but the only reason was that their own particular black market in gas coupons had been almost wiped out.

The market had opened up weeks before when 17-year-old Bruce Wier, a high-school senior (whose parents are in Oregon), raided a ration board, swiped enough stamps for several thousand gallons. He peddled...

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