Colorado

Pine beetle gaining ground in Southwest Colorado

San Juan National Forest officials are becoming increasingly concerned about the destructive impacts of a round-headed pine beetle infestation. The beetle is native to the state but is more...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil, gas drilling picks up in western Colorado in 2017

GRAND JUNCTION – Figures show oil and gas drilling activity in western Colorado is at its highest pace in several years, with no signs of slowing down in 2018. The Daily Sentinel reports Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado on pace to surpass last year’s roadway death total

DENVER – Colorado is on pace to surpass last year’s total roadway deaths. The Denver Post reports that as of Monday morning, 604 people had died on Colorado roads in 2017. Just four more people...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces new purchasing system

On Jan. 1, Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans to move to a new purchasing system that will serve as a one-stop shop for all CPW products, including hunting and fishing licenses, campsite...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Evidence links quakes on Colorado border to energy waste wells

DENVER – Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanctuary ‘caravan’ finds community in Mancos

Immigrants and their supporters from across Colorado gathered at the Mancos United Methodist Church on Saturday to show solidarity with those at risk of deportation. A handful of people from...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

DENVER – President Donald Trump’s decision to end a key federal health subsidy means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year, Colorado’s Division of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

A Colorado River reunion with sea?

On Sept. 27, representatives from the U.S. and Mexico approved an update to the 1944 treaty that governs how the two nations manage the Colorado River. The new pact builds upon a 2012 agreement...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stonemasons go old-school to repair Colorado monument walls

GRAND JUNCTION — Following in the nearly 100-year-old footsteps of Depression-era laborers, a group of National Park Service masons are assiduously repairing and stabilizing stone barriers along...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order on Friday to expand hunting and fishing on federal land, saying it would improve wildlife management and conservation. Environmentalists...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to join suit on rollback of immigrant protections

DENVER — Colorado’s governor says the state will join a lawsuit by 15 other states and the District of Columbia challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program that protects young...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big Colorado ranch on market for $100 million

Associated Press A 224,000-acre (90,650 hectare) ranch in northwest Colorado is being offered for sale with an asking price of $100 million. The Cross Mountain Ranch is owned by the family of the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business