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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…

Busted by the bull: elk hunting on foot in the Eagle’s Nest Wilderness

Busted by the bull: elk hunting on foot in the Eagle’s Nest Wilderness

Editor’s Note: A shortened version of this story first appeared in The Denver Post Outdoors under the title: No bull: Hunting elk not just about trophies. It never ceases to…

Construction to creativity, the art of building a better economy in Ridgway, Colo.

Construction to creativity, the art of building a better economy in Ridgway, Colo.

There’s little doubt that the ‘Great Recession’ punched a hole in the American economy, but it dealt a particularly crushing blow to the construction industry. Along with manufacturing, construction was…

New gear, attitudes key to fly fishing’s appeal among women

New gear, attitudes key to fly fishing’s appeal among women

There are no official surveys, and no exact numbers, but by and large it seems like fly fishing once placed fairly high on the list of “male-dominated” activities, and there’s…

New disease discovered: Colorado boy cannot properly process vitamin B

New disease discovered: Colorado boy cannot properly process vitamin B

An international team of scientists, including University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado researchers, has discovered a new disease related to an inability to process Vitamin B12.…

Not quite the ‘End of the Suburbs’

Not quite the ‘End of the Suburbs’

A new book is coming out today from Leigh Gallagher called, “The End of the suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving.” The book promises to be a thoughtful, well-researched…