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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New political groups emerge in Colorado’s election 2018 TV advertising battle, explained in graphics

Walker Stapleton and Jena Griswold, for instance, are each getting a boost from new political TV ads

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Denver’s tech ecosystem is a work in progress as companies come and grow — and others get sold

SendGrid was a Front Range darling, a born-in-Boulder company that had made it. Now it’s been acquired.