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Thursday, August 20, 2015
When it comes to new regulations for existing coal-fired power plants, Colorado is ahead of the curve. But the state's governor and attorney general are clashing over next steps.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency and multiple western states are dealing with the spill into Colorado's Animas River. It was triggered by a crew of EPA contractors working at the Gold King Mine.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Colorado will need more water to supply the state's fast-increasing population. So two large reservoir projects have been proposed, but some Coloradans worry about the dams' possible ecological harm.
Monday, August 10, 2015
An estimated 3 million gallons of orange fluid that spilled from the Gold King Mine in Colorado has traveled from the Animas River in Colorado to the San Juan River in New Mexico.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Officials are drafting a statewide water plan. It's an attempt to address the water needs of a rapidly growing population and a diminishing water supply due to drought and other conditions.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Forget Big Brother and Real Housewives. Local governments and nonprofits are starting to capitalize on our unquenchable thirst for reality programming — in the form of bird nest cams.
Monday, January 19, 2015
In response to the 2012 theater killings, Colorado added clinics, hotlines and mobile units to support early crisis prevention. At the heart of the initiative are 13 walk-in crisis centers.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Chapel of the Interlude in Drake, Colo., was damaged in 2013 when a flood brought mud, sticks and other debris into the building. So the aging congregation came together and restored their oasis.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Days of heavy rain created raging rivers that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes. Many residents and businesses are in the process of rebuilding, but others are unable to.
Monday, August 04, 2014
Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Towns are still struggling six months after heavy rain and flooding caused billions in damage to transportation infrastructure, homes and businesses. Among the hardest were Lyons and Estes Park.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The popularity of The Hunger Games book and film series is leading to an uptick in the popularity of archery, especially among girls. USA Archery says membership is on the rise, and some sporting equipment outfitters have seen a big boost in bow and arrow sales in the years since the series began.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Voters in three Colorado communities passed measures this month limiting the practice of hydraulic fracturing. A close vote in a fourth community means a recount next week. Companies say the measures are creating an uncertain business environment.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
A contentious and costly battle is taking shape in Colorado around the practice of hydraulic fracturing. In November, four communities will vote on local ballot issues seeking to limit or ban fracking. A similar measure is on the ballot in Ohio. Proponents say they're worried about health and environmental effects of the practice.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
At least three people are dead as flash floods caused by heavy rains swept through areas near Boulder, Colo. The flooding left motorists stranded, forced hundreds of people to be evacuated from their homes and caused several buildings to collapse.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
The practice of hydraulic fracturing is something typically associated with fields and open land. But it's not uncommon in Colorado and other states for a residential neighborhood to become the site of oil and gas activity.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Large CSAs with thousands of members are usually part of farms with more complex business models. Sometimes that complexity can lead to debt and other problems.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Boulder, Colo., is usually associated with hiking and the outdoors. But one tour guide makes the town's history come alive through humor.
Sunday, June 09, 2013
Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the High Park fire northwest of Fort Collins, Colo. The blaze consumed 259 homes in the rural area, but due to insurance woes, money and time, only 10 households have finished rebuilding a year later.
Monday, April 29, 2013
With several gun control measures now law in Colorado, four gun-related companies say they will make good on plans to move some or all of their operations out of the state. Hunting outfitters are also worried about fallout from a boycott by out-of-state clients.