A conveyor system is used to bring coal to boiler furnaces at the Xcel Energy's Comanche Generating Station Jan. 20, 2019 in Pueblo. Steam created in the boiler drives turbines, which in turn, produce electricity. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Trump administration says its decision to lift moratorium on coal sales from public lands won’t increase emissions

About 40% of coal burned in the U.S. comes from federal leases, primarily in Western states including Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana and New Mexico

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As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.

Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues

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2 women die Friday on Gunnison River, bringing Colorado’s spring runoff death toll to at least 5

A Colorado Springs woman, Roberta Sophia Rodriguez, is also missing in the South Fork of the Rio Grande