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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Judge removes Trump’s public lands boss, William Perry Pendley, after governor sued

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate.

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Denver enacts stricter rules for universities as coronavirus outbreaks spread at campuses

Denver’s decision comes as outbreaks at the University of Colorado Boulder are threatening in-person learning, and Colorado College has moved fully remote

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After lawsuit from Colorado and other states, Utah asks Trump administration to delay decision on tapping Lake Powell

Utah cited the need to consider roughly 14,000 public comments on a draft environmental impact statement, released in June by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, for the Lake Powell pipeline project