A backcountry skier ascends in the Snodgrass Mountain trail area near Crested Butte in January 2019 carrying avalanche gear and a rescue beacon. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A declining number of avalanche deaths in Colorado, the West in the past four seasons buoys hope

"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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Colorado governor bans evictions for tenants who can prove financial hardship because of coronavirus

The order, which lasts at least 30 days, comes after the Democrat faced months of pressure from housing advocates

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They’ve been called soccer moms, rage moms and Zoom moms. Why the Colorado suburban-women vote is so important.

Republican women are talking about the economy and law and order, while Democrats are concerned about respect, and women’s rights

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Democrats dominate campaign fundraising and spend big to build majority in the Colorado legislature

A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles