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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Without a single Republican in support, national popular vote effort moves to Colorado governor’s desk

Senate BIll 42 faced stiff opposition from the GOP as it made its way through the Colorado legislature in recent weeks, ending in hours of debate over Wednesday and Thursday

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A push to fix Colorado’s lowest-in-the-nation vaccine rates has an unexpected critic: Jared Polis

A state lawmaker wants to eliminate the personal-belief exemption for immunizations as threat of an outbreak looms.

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He fled China 30 years ago in search of the American dream. Now, he helps others build a better life in Greeley.

Yukwan Lee is living the American dream -- but in this case it’s the Chinese dream, too.