A sedated orphan bear cub waits for wildlife managers with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to transfer it from a cage to a man-made den on the north slope of Pikes Peak. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Wildlife officials hoping man-made dens help orphaned cubs of Colorado’s bad-news bears get back on their paws

The cubs were sent to rehab to unlearn bad behavior taught by their mothers

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

EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

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These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.

District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.

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Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands

A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.