Denver Zoo CEO Bert Vescolani holds a black-breasted leaf turtle inside the zoo's Tropical Discovery exhibit on Jan. 29, 2019. Vescolani was named the zoo's CEO in August 2018. (Courtesy of Denver Zoo)

Why Denver Zoo’s new CEO thinks the zoo of the future will likely have fewer animals

A Q&A with Bert Vescolani on aging exhibits, ugly creatures and that time he led a program to train sharks

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A ducked rope line. A massive avalanche: Detailed report on deadly Telluride slide comes as sheriff’s probe continues

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center’s final report confirms -- in detail -- earlier accounts of the slide that killed Salvador Garcia-Atance on Feb. 19

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Colorado is among the growing number of states using redistricting commissions

Here's a look at some of the states using commissions or other nontraditional methods for the next round of redistricting, after the 2020 Census.