Looking up the March 7, 2019, Jones Pass avalanche path at the crown. The cornice likely collapsed in the upper right portion of the image, resulting avalanches on both sides. The cornice face was over 15 feet tall. Avalanches stepped down in both directions into a layer of near-surface faceted crystals about a meter deep as well as into the depth hoar layer at the ground. (Provided by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center)

Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalanche

Hans Berg, a photographer and guide with Empire-based Powder Addiction snowcat skiing, was killed March 7 in a massive slide that broke trees “like popsicle sticks”

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Colorado mitigation “bank” to offset wetland damage, meet Clean Water Act rules

For the first time in 20 years, a new Clean Water Act mitigation bank breaks ground on the Front Range

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What’s Working: Will Colorado become the nation’s precedent for extended benefits?

Plus: More small business grants, a D.C. update and how to move to PUA

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Laurie Marr Wasmund watched a single volume of her historical novel mushroom into a trilogy

The author of "To Walk Humbly" mixed Colorado's real-life heroes and villains of the 1920s with fictional characters in this final installment of the White Winter Trilogy