Scott Winans, head of the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Association rides down a recently constructed portion of the Plunge Trail on the west side of the Grand Mesa Plateau southeast of Grand Junction.

Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them both

Both industries have impacts on land and rural communities, but “we can coexist” in pursuit of economic diversity, say promoters of recreation and energy

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Colorado governor pardons 2,732 people with convictions for possessing up to one ounce of marijuana

House Bill 1424 gave Gov. Jared Polis the ability to pardon people with convictions for possessing up to two ounces of marijuana, but he opted to act only on cases where people were convicted of possessing one ounce or less of cannabis

Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting more

The Colorado Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Roadmap, nine months in the making, quickly drew flak when it was released on Wednesday

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Bicycle retailers are seeing unprecedented sales. But the supply chain is tight and new bikes are hard to find.

As the coronavirus pandemic spurred stay-at-home measures across the United States this year, Coloradans increasingly turned to biking.