One of the “tens of thousands” of fish that died in the Animas River after runoff full of ash and sediment from the 416 fire turned the river dark brown. (Joe Lewandowski, Colorado Parks and WIldlife)

Colorado fish are catching the brunt of continuing drought, wildfire runoff

Aquatic life has already seen its habitat diminished significantly in the throes of drought

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

U.S. water chief praises Colorado River deal, but she also sees challenges

The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry

Colorado may try to import prescription drugs from more countries than just Canada

The idea is one of several lawmakers are drafting, as Gov. Jared Polis’ administration signals a new campaign to fight rising pharmaceutical costs

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado avalanche instructor’s survey of backcountry skiers’ preparedness had “shocking” results

Vail’s Kelli Rohrig said her informal study also showed that many people had close calls with slides and some had event been caught in them