Dave Root, a forester with the Colorado State Forest Service, looks out at a stand of burnt trees in Black Forest on Aug. 17, 2018. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Deep inside Black Forest, a lesson in the importance of wildfire mitigation

Thinning out the forest can reduce fire intensity and give trees a fighting chance

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Colorado lawmakers want to keep your to-go quarantinis flowing beyond the coronavirus crisis

But not everyone is toasting the bipartisan proposal, which would extend the policy allowing restaurants and bars to sell take-out beer, wine and mixed drinks for two more years

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Colorado researchers spent decades trying to save disappearing rainbow trout. Finally, they’re rebuilding a lost population.

Genetics from Germany and a hardy cross with Gunnison River trout seem to be overcoming a nightmarish parasite that causes deadly whirling disease

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Colorado Democrats just proposed an enormous change to how health insurance programs are funded

Senate Bill 215 affects the funding for the reinsurance program but may also face strong legal challenges