Luis Benitez, the director of Colorado's Outdoor Recreation Industry Office, toured Puerto Rico in September offering insights into developing a vibrant outdoor recreation industry as a tool for recovering from last year's hurricane. (Maricelis Rivera, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s explosive outdoor industry growth is emerging as global model

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Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.

By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies

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Colorado wildlife officials have already put down 12 bears this year. Can a new Denver Zoo exhibit help reverse the trend?

Denver Zoo’s Harmony Hill aims to teach visitors how to keep bears -- and themselves -- safe