Two Continental Divide Trail hikers resting on Georgia Pass, which traverses Park and Summit counties in Colorado. The trail runs about 800 miles across Colorado. Backers of the trail say money from the Land and Water Conservation fund is needed to move about 14 miles of trail off of a highway east of Steamboat Springs. The project also would open up open prime elk habitat for sportsmen by providing access to land owned by the Colorado State Land Board. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

U.S. Senate approves major public lands, conservation package reauthorizing Land and Water Conservation Fund

The hodgepodge bill offered something for nearly everyone, with projects stretching across the country -- including Colorado

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Colorado needs affordable housing. The state owns land. Can this combination work?

Gov. Jared Polis is urging the State Land Board to address housing shortage for teachers, part of a campaign promise he made

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As Colorado nears 100% broadband access, funds for rural support shrink

86% of Colorado's rural communities now have fast internet, but only because of public subsidies. Now the flow of money toward grants is slowing.

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Who Colorado donors support the most in the 2020 presidential race

About 7,000 Colorado residents made donations to Donald Trump or Democratic rivals, a Colorado Sun analysis shows