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Less plastic, more trees: New effort seeks to reinvent preschool playgrounds

Michelle Dalbotten, the energetic director of a Northglenn child care center called Step by Step, doesn’t like her playground. Sure, it’s spacious, with a high […]...

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September 18, 2017 Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Mining jobs at West Elk without methane emissions?

SOMERSET, Colo. – One of Colorado’s larger sources of greenhouse gas emissions is something few people see, a coal mine located an hour or two […]...

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September 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Sally Jewell defends Interior Department legacy

Sally Jewell was Interior secretary under President Barack Obama from April 2013 until his term ended in January 2017. At the department, the former CEO […]...

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September 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Money for water: A pilot project wins over skeptical farmers and ranchers

PINEDALE, WY – When Freddie Botur, 45, whose ranch spans 72,000 acres outside of Pinedale, Wyoming, first heard about a program that was paying ranchers […]...

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August 31, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water, Water

Interior overhauls sage grouse conservation

On a windy morning in September 2015, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell stood at a podium on a patch of scruffy earth at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain […]...

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August 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Zinke: Don’t eliminate monuments, but “a handful” should be downsized

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended to President Donald Trump today that none of 27 national monuments under review should be eliminated — but “a handful,” […]...

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August 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

WATCH: Timelapse video of eclipse shadow over valley near Casper, WY

Reporter Kelsey Ray traveled up to Casper, Wyoming this weekend to camp out and watch the eclipse. She and her crew lucked into a beautiful […]...

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August 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

PARCHED: Anticipated tab for state water plan doubles in less than two years

Implementing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ambitious water plan likely will cost at least twice what the administration projected. When releasing the statewide strategy in 2015, James […]...

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August 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water, Water

Interior’s new sage grouse recommendations at a glance

Editor’s note: Increased development has reduced the national sage grouse population from millions to less than 500,000 birds, currently spread across 10 Western states, including […]...

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August 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Proposed budget cuts threaten clean-up in the West’s most polluted areas

On Aug. 1 the Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the fate of Superfund, a program of the Environmental Protection […]...

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August 7, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […]

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