A screenshot from the Sölden Avalanche Accident Report. Bryce Astle, on the left, and Ronnie Berlack were the skiers who died. (Screenshot)

How the deaths of two U.S. ski team members in an Austrian avalanche are spurring change

Bryce Astle and Ronnie Berlack, two U.S. ski team development member, were killed in an avalanche on Jan. 5, 2015

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Wildlife roam where U.S. once made nuclear and chemical arms, like at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Arsenal and Rocky Flats

An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons complexes — mostly for nuclear or chemical arms — because the sites banned the public and other intrusions for decades

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Fearing Tri-State could duck clean-energy goals, Colorado utilities commission files unprecedented protest

For the first time in at least 25 years, state regulators move to stop a migration, saying the interstate power provider has too much unfinished business here