Astronaut David R. Scott, commander, gives a military salute on August 1, 1971, while standing beside the deployed United States flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. (NASA handout)

Next U.S. moon landing will be by private companies — possibly one from Colorado — not NASA

Deep Space Systems and Lockheed Martin, both of Littleton, are two of the 9 companies competing for the NASA mission

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race

Republican Cory Gardner declined to say if he thinks the Senate should pick Ginsburg’s replacement before the November election, though national speculation over how he will handle the situation is already mounting

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Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and where

Western Slope commissioners say rules designed to pull the Front Range into federal ozone compliance are an “economic risk” for northwest Colorado