A view of the former coal mining village of Placita, with the upper Crystal River winding along the valley floor as seen from from Colorado 133 as it climbs up McClure Pass. (Brent Gardner-Smith, Aspen Journalism)

Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail stirs passions as final vote looms

The “high-priority” 83-mile trail will encounter highways, rivers and neighbors concerned about limiting the impact on wildlife and the environment as the state pursues a more expansive trail connection

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Nicolais: Have anti-abortion Coloradans finally proposed an initiative that can pass?

After failing to learn their lesson from failed personhood campaigns, proponents of Initiative 120 have put forward a bill that may appeal voters at the center of Colorado’s political spectrum