Left: A long queue of mountain climbers line a path on Mount Everest on May 22, 2019. (Nirmal Purja/@Nimsdai Project Possible via AP) Right: Two climbers ascend toward the Hillary Step below the summit of Mt. Everest on May 23, 2019. (Peter Lowry, special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado climber stepped over newly dead bodies to summit Everest. He’s still wrestling with what it all means.

Commercial concerns, cultural differences, rough weather and big crowds all contributed to an unusually lethal season on Mount Everest

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.