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Fracking disclosure called for in rush to fast-track natural gas exports

Fracking disclosure called for in rush to fast-track natural gas exports

A bipartisan push in Colorado to fast-track natural gas exports in the wake of the Ukraine crisis has at least one member of the state’s congressional delegation calling for better…

Olympic debut of halfpipe skiing features three dynamic Colorado teens

Olympic debut of halfpipe skiing features three dynamic Colorado teens

American men historically swept the podium last week in the Olympic debut of slopestyle skiing at the 2014 Sochi Games, and at least one Boulder woman – who admittedly may…

Colorado regulators pass tougher rules for companies that spill oil

Colorado regulators pass tougher rules for companies that spill oil

Colorado oil and gas regulators on Tuesday passed new, tougher rules for companies that spill oil or exploration and production waste. The new regulations, passed unanimously by the nine-member Colorado…

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

A great experiment is under way in the American Midwest. It didn’t happen by design – in fact, much of what’s happened in Detroit is due to a lack of…

Cities that imposed fracking bans face gusher of litigation

Cities that imposed fracking bans face gusher of litigation

Lawsuits were flying like snowflakes on Colorado’s Front Range Tuesday as the state’s oil and gas industry and its supporters fired back at cities that enacted fracking bans last month.…

Colorado legislative showdown looms in wake of oil and gas spills, fracking bans

Colorado legislative showdown looms in wake of oil and gas spills, fracking bans

The ripple effects of September flooding that spilled nearly 50,000 gallons of oil in northeastern Colorado and fracking-ban votes in four Front Range cities will be felt this January in…

Colorado River roundtable to Front Range: Look elsewhere for water

Colorado River roundtable to Front Range: Look elsewhere for water

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The members of the Colorado River Basin Roundtable last week unanimously agreed to tell a group of Front Range water interests not to look for new sources…

MAVEN launch: Colorado science, engineering community played large role

MAVEN launch: Colorado science, engineering community played large role

Mars can expect another visitor from planet Earth. No peppy rovers were on board the MAVEN mission’s Atlas V Centaur rocket as it successfully escaped the Earth’s gravitational pull, but…

More complaints levied against notorious Colorado ‘dark-money’ group in Montana election scandal

More complaints levied against notorious Colorado ‘dark-money’ group in Montana election scandal

A notorious pro-business non-profit group founded in Colorado landed in more hot water last week with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices, who filed 10 more complaints connected to four…

A new season: cherishing each turn

A new season: cherishing each turn

With winter right around the corner, I imagine most people are preparing as they always do, with dry land training, sets at the gym, dusting off gear, and watching ski…