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Ask the Indy: In Colorado, how culpable are cows for climate...

In response to a story The Colorado Independent wrote about proposed oil and gas air emissions regulations, reader Nancy McDonald asked if we have...

Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future...

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...

Inside Colorado’s ‘hotbed’ of wildlife conflict Documents show flawed management leads...

ANALYSIS A frozen, severed head arrived at the lab. The bighorn sheep’s horns, splattered with bright red blood, curled tightly around its face. Its open eyes...

PARCHED: Farms could help solve Colorado’s water shortage. So why aren’t...

Colorado’s looming water shortage would be easier to quench if farmers and ranchers were willing to part, if only temporarily, with some of their supplies. But...

Trump rhetoric on Mexico could pose threat to Colorado ag

The consequences of President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Mexico could wreak havoc upon Colorado agricultural exports, says Don Brown, the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture. It's also...

After years of drought and overuse, the San Luis Valley aquifer...

This story first appeared in High Country News.   The San Luis Valley in southern Colorado is an 8,000-square-mile expanse of farmland speckled with potato, alfalfa,...

What you need to know about the Colorado delegation’s votes on...

The centerpiece economic policy of the Obama administration is teetering on the brink. Two votes in the House of Representatives later today will decide if...

GMO labeling tops brief list of Colorado ballot questions

  Former Colorado lawmaker and Agriculture Commissioner Don Ament understands why people want more information about the genetically engineered food products they’re eating, but he...

Conservation groups go after Hickenlooper for water bill veto

“This bill was the result of thousands of hours of coalition work over several years. The governor expressed support and then seemingly out of nowhere he turned around and vetoed it.”

House targets identity theft; Senate supports emergency responder families

Notes from the 78th day of the 2014 legislative session.