Flooding on U.S. 160 over La Veta Pass after the Spring Creek Fire. (Provided by the Costilla County Sheriff's Office)

“Flood buddies” and sandbags: Southern Colorado readies for rain after last summer’s massive fire

2018 was the second worst year for wildfire on record in Colorado, adding 475,803 acres statewide to burn scars at risk for destructive post-fire flooding. Even a quarter-inch of rain could spell disaster.

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Colorado joins 19 other states in suing to stop Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

The attorney general's office says the rule conflicts with Colorado laws, including ones that protect a women's access to birth control

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China tariffs are translating into higher prices, strategic shifts for the outdoor industry. But “it’s not something you can do overnight.”

The Colorado makers of Dynafit ski boots, Hestra gloves, Flylow Gear fishing gear and more share their approach to the U.S-China trade war

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Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit

The state’s consumer protection laws were ranked among the weakest in the U.S. by a consumer advocacy group. The legislature responded, passing an overhaul 30 years in the making that Attorney General Phil Weiser said is “a big deal"