The BLM deferred the September lease-sale of a oil and gas development parcel near Great Sand Dunes National Park to allow time to discuss plans with the Navajo Nation, which owns land adjacent to the parcel. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Trump’s “energy dominance” agenda arrives in Colorado with BLM’s plan to sell oil and gas leases across record-sized swath of Colorado

BLM to auction to auction 223 parcels totaling more than 224,000 acres in 11 Colorado counties at December lease-sale.

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Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

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A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.

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Colorado’s new strategy to prevent child sexual abuse zeroes in on every ZIP code

The child advocacy organization Illuminate Colorado is funding a program to train at least 5% of the population in each county