In this Oct. 13, 2005, file photo, deer cross a road striped of its asphalt at the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons plant near Golden, Colo. (Ed Andrieski, AP File photo)

Wildlife roam where U.S. once made nuclear and chemical arms, like at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Arsenal and Rocky Flats

An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons complexes — mostly for nuclear or chemical arms — because the sites banned the public and other intrusions for decades

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Colorado has the highest teen vaping rate in the country. Why hasn’t it seen more cases of lung illness?

The state Health Department has a team of epidemiologists hunting for answers -- and overlooked cases

Conservationists hope to tap Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve land and water on Sweetwater

  Historic Sweetwater Lake and 488 acres of land around it has been in the sights of residential developers, but could be saved for public access