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Community pleads in vain with Denver board in bid to thwart I-70 construction plan

For nearly three hours on Thursday night, a steady stream of Denverites — citizens, activists, lawyers and politicians — implored the city’s Board of...

Greene: In memory of High Country News’ Ed Marston

Colorado, the West, and western journalism have lost a treasure in Ed Marston. And I have lost a dear friend. The former longtime publisher...

‘High tension, anger’ expected as Denver weighs plan for noisy overnight work on I-70

The contractor on the I-70 expansion through Denver is hoping a new sound barrier and a shorter construction timeline will appease the politicians and...

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...

After years of drought, Colorado water bosses face uncertainty

On June 1, a spark near the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gage Railroad ignited a flame in the Animas River gorge north of Durango....

I-25 billboard about Sand Dunes: “Wish you weren’t drilling here!”

A conservation group has a new billboard taking public aim at a Trump administration plan to allow drilling near the Great Sand Dunes. "Wish You...

We know where Walker Stapleton stands on oil and gas. Which Jared Polis would...

DENVER —  Dueling speeches in a sparkling ballroom from Colorado’s major candidates for governor today highlighted a political minefield in the coming campaign over...

Front-line felons: Colorado prison inmates fight wildfires for $6 a day

The firefighters awaken by 4:30 a.m. The forest is dark, but even here, miles from the blaze, they can smell smoke. There are 20 on...

Early look: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on some issues facing rural...

The political realm has been consumed lately by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis's decision to skip the Western Slope Club 20 business group debate,...

Judge refuses to delay trail building at Rocky Flats in potential health risks lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a motion by a coalition of environmental groups to put a hold on building trails at the Rocky Flats...