Boats sit in the dock at Lake Fork on Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado water cops will be on the lookout for drunken boaters over Fourth of July weekend

Sun exposure, dehydration, “vacation brain” can turn a couple of drinks into a costly BUI, Colorado park rangers warn

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Idaho Springs voters will decide whether to recall Mayor Michael Hillman after signatures are verified

Recall backers collected about twice the number of signatures required. The recall election will be held in February, March or April

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BLM, citing public ire, demands intensive review of test bores before mine above Glenwood Springs can expand

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow a limestone quarry that many worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm its beloved hot springs