wild horses on a hill
A pair of wild horses graze on a hill at Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range on Aug. 28, 2018 in Grand Junction. The Bureau of Land Management is currently trapping wild horses to bring the herd to what it says is a manageable number, between 90 and 150 animals, down from 190. (Seth McConnell, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Clash over wild horses heats up as herds reach highest numbers in program history

Animosity between mustang lovers and the BLM is escalating after the agency increased horse gathers, made plans to spay mares and changed rules of sale

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Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 800 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot

State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012

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After growing up in proximity to military contamination, author felt moved to examine how lands were converted to wildlife refuge

David Havlick's field work sent him all over the world -- including pedaling through central Europe and researching militarized sites in Japan