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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...

Think it’s hot now in Colorado? Just wait.

Colorado's scorching summer of 2018 may signal a new normal. Best-case scenarios show 100-degree days becoming seven times more common in coming decades, while worst-case...

Littwin: It’s just one more day in the life with Daycare...

Everyone in America is talking about the Trump-Corker-World-War-III feud. Except for those talking about the latest Trump-NFL-Jemele-Hill flare-up. And, yeah, those talking about the...

News Poetry: Wildfire Blues

The sun rises prison orange as if it feels Oregon and Montana blaze from its perch one astronomical unit away, but only our thin slip of atmosphere knows what...

Red-flag fire warnings and government’s high-tech fix

FRISCO — Last year's drop in wildfire activity in Colorado and the West shouldn't lull anyone into thinking that danger has passed. It's only...

Lawmakers decide how to spend pot tax cash; RMGO knows how...

Notes from the final fugue, a.k.a. the 115th day of the 2014 legislative session

DeGette seeks to win permanent health insurance for seasonal firefighters

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette is moving forward with a bill she introduced Tuesday that would extend health insurance coverage to seasonal firefighters and their families.

Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited his native state Monday where he declared there will be “better days ahead” but, he also warned, Colorado and the nation have not seen the end of fire season.