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Agricultural interests steer Colorado’s wildlife management

These days, any search for bighorn sheep in southwestern Colorado is an exercise in desperation. Bighorn hunters and advocates must train their eyes on...

Colorado-based truckers group takes on human trafficking

"Our idea was to turn a passive audience into a destructive force."

Worried about enrollment, some Colorado school districts are suing to prevent cross-district busing

Six school districts and the associations that represent them are suing to stop a change to Colorado law that could increase access to school...

National parks endure rising visitation and less staff

National parks have been a centerpiece of America’s tourism culture since the late 19th century, after the colonialization and displacement of many of the...

A sheriff’s dilemma in the face of Trump’s immigration agenda

This story is the second in a series that examines how a rural Colorado community is grappling with the uncertainties around immigration. Read the first...

Lawmakers vote to close child autopsy reports, put burden on the public to seek...

Colorado lawmakers are poised to close public access to autopsy reports on minors, bowing to a request from county coroners who say disclosure of...

In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control

On a brisk Saturday afternoon in late March, hundreds of protestors gathered in a grassy field at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction, Colorado, a...

Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly...

Is a water war brewing on the Colorado River?

Officials from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico recently sent a letter to counterparts in Arizona, hoping to avert a crisis. The problem, if...

Dryland: Farmers in tough places to do agriculture are innovating for climate change

"Dryland" farmers on the high plains of Colorado grow their crops with whatever falls from the sky—no irrigation, no pumped groundwater—just what Mother Nature...