For 54, maybe 55 years, skiers have gathered every July on a perennial snowfield above the Fraser Valley for a ski race, making it the longest running, open-to-all race in Colorado. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

A secret freeski race on a remote Colorado snowfield in July? Tell us more — if you can.

Dedicated ski bums have for 54 years, maybe 55, gathered for a secret freeski race on a high-altitude patch of snow. They say it's a miracle change in the Fraser Valley hasn't taken it away.

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EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

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These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.

District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.

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Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands

A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.