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)

Congress works on fix after the Land Water Conservation Fund lapses

The program uses federal royalties from offshore oil and gas drilling to fund conservation and public recreation projects around the country

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Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through

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Colorado’s drought is at its lowest level in at least 19 years

The U.S. Drought Monitor released a report Thursday showing that just roughly eight square miles in Colorado -- or 0.01 percent of the state -- is under abnormal dryness. And that might just be from a map-drawing error.

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While the Trump administration backtracks, Colorado is plowing forward on transgender rights

State reforms were propelled in Colorado by advocates who accuse the federal government of “erasing” trans people