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As Ballot Deadline Looms, A Muddied Debate Over Colo. Fracking

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.

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2013 Flooding Still Dampens Colorado's Tourist Trade

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.

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More Girls Target Archery, Inspired By 'The Hunger Games'

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.

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Colo. Fracking Votes Put Pressure On Energy Companies

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.

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Voters To Weigh In On Fracking In Colorado

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.

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Floods Kill Three, Cause Havoc In Colorado

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.

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Neigbhors Call For Notice When Fracking Moves In Next Door

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.

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Community Supported Agriculture: How Big Is Too Big?

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.

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Banjo Billy's Bus Tour: History, Mystery And Bad Jokes

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.

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A Year Later, Few Residents Have Rebuilt After Colorado Fire

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.

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Colorado's New Gun Laws Send Businesses Packing

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.

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From Battle To Birds: Drones Get Second Life Counting Critters

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey is putting remotely piloted former military planes to work in the areas of environmental and wildlife management. Earlier this month, researchers spent three days counting sage grouse in rural Colorado. Next up: a survey of pygmy rabbit habitat in Idaho.

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For Legal Pot Sellers, A Big Tax Problem

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

An obscure tax provision crafted for drug dealers is giving state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries a headache. Federal income tax rates for dispensaries in Colorado can soar to 70 percent because businesses can't claim certain deductions. It's a policy the industry is trying to change.

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