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Machinery sits idle in May at the Van 4 mine, the subject of a July court decision ruling that it must be shut down and cleaned up. (Photo by Mark Olalde/Center for Public Integrity)

While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo Instead of paying to...

This investigation was produced in collaboration with High Country News, The Center for Public Integrity and the Ohio Valley ReSource. The sound of metal banging against metal broke the...

How Bureau of Land Management employees really feel about moving West Leaked audio from...

When it comes to the relocation of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters, acting Director William Perry Pendley, a self-proclaimed “sagebrush rebel,” is just...

Opinion: Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate

This story was originally published by Marion Hourdequin,  a Colorado College professor specializing in environmental philosophy, on The Conversation on September 18, 2019. Even if...

Parked: Routt County manufactured homes by the numbers In just the last 10 years,...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County’s manufactured home supply has been almost reduced by half in just the last decade. Routt County Assessor Gary Peterson noted...

Parked: Ouray woman watches a mobile-home investment evaporate with her mother’s death The single-wide...

For many Coloradans, the purchase of a single- or double-wide trailer represents their variation on the American dream of home ownership and a slice...

Parked: Delta mobile-home resident poisoned by carbon monoxide; rental company denies anything is wrong...

Editor’s note: The subject of the story has asked her real name be withheld out of fear for her safety due to a previous...

Parked: Mobile-home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods In just Lyons, Evans, south...

LYONS — When the flood waters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado’s Front Range returned to see what happened to...

Parked: Residents of Greeley-area mobile home park feel abandoned A community where homeowners also...

GREELEY— Steve Spencer has lived in the Hill-N-Park subdivision in unincorporated Weld County on and off since he was 16. At 42, Spencer is thinking about...

Parked: Fire can be risky, deadly drawback of living in mobile homes The most...

GREELEY — For many with low or fixed incomes, mobile homes provide an affordable housing option that’s hard to beat as housing costs continue...

Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future ‘We can either...

One day in mid-July, Colorado state engineer Kevin Rein stood before a packed room of farmers and ranchers and admitted that he might be...