Shelves lined with Chaco footwear at the Outdoor Retailer trade show. The company is among the first in the outdoor industry to use e.dye’s waterless process to color fabric. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Paper beer bottles and waterless dye: Here’s how outdoor companies are getting creative to reduce their environmental impact

Gearmakers and retailers large and small are rethinking every aspect of their operation, from water and energy use to packaging and production strategies

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Nicolais: Humane Pet Act is a long-overdue step toward compassion for dogs and cats

Championed by First Gentleman Reis, the bill would close Colorado to puppy and kitten mills


Opinion: The public option plan isn’t sustainable for Colorado and jeopardizes access

Centura Health's CEO says employers could be encouraged to drop health coverage under the public option plan