The Painted Wall in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. In 2017, the park used Land and Water Conservation Fund support to purchase 2,494 acres of land that allowed for better access to the park. The reauthorization of the fund moved out of committee and to the U.S. House floor on Thursday, only 17 days before it is set to expire, promising a vote that could keep the 64-year-old fund alive. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

U.S. House coalesces at 11th hour to try to save Land and Water Conservation Fund

Rep. Ken Buck, a Republican, remains the only Colorado delegate to not express support for reauthorization of the massive fund, marking a rare alignment of Colorado’s diverse D.C. delegation.

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The number of babies born with syphilis is accelerating in Colorado and nationwide

A record-setting 36,000 cases of STDs were reported in Colorado last year

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Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Nancy Pelosi critics, including Colorado’s Ed Perlmutter

Ed Perlmutter says "after numerous conversations with Nancy Pelosi" he is backing her leadership and confident she is the right person for the job

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Cabin, RV and glamping resort promises to transform Granby as development wave rolls through Grand County

A luxury development that failed during the recession is being replaced with workforce housing plus “everyman” amenities to bolster Grand County’s vacation lineup