A panel at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show on Wednesday led by Matthew Banks, left, the associate director of energy and sustainability for Navigant, included, l-r, Cam Brensinger, founder of NEMO Equipment, Jon Goldin-Dubois, president of Western Resource Advocates, Patricia Campbell, president of Vail Resorts, and Phil Weiser, newly elected Attorney General for Colorado. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Flexing new political muscle, the outdoor industry unites for a historic push against climate change

In Denver, an alliance of ski and outdoor organizations resolves to tackle “the most pressing environmental issue of our time”

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Denver DA won’t prosecute 33 climate protesters arrested before Gov. Polis’ State of the State speech

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann's office says the Democrat met with the Colorado State Patrol and with the Denver Police Department in making her decision. The protesters were calling for action to fight climate change.

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Colorado hospitals — under increased scrutiny — raised prices and saw more profit, new report says

The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018

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At 25 years old, Ouray’s ice festival continues to foster — and anchor — the winter sport’s rise

The event -- which began as a few rowdy locals climbing frozen leaks from an old water pipeline -- triples Ouray’s population of 1,000 residents and packs restaurants and hotels.