Colorado Mountain Bike Association boss Gary Moore descends the new 1.3 mile downhill-only trail that drops through the Floyd Hill Open Space in Clear Creek County. The trail is the first of its kind for the foothills above metro Denver. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

One-way-only mountain bike trail ups the adrenaline on Clear Creek County’s emerging trail network

The 1.3 mile downhill trail, called The Sluice, is a key feature of the new Floyd Hill Open Space trail system that reaches over the hill into Clear Creek Canyon

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race

Republican Cory Gardner declined to say if he thinks the Senate should pick Ginsburg’s replacement before the November election, though national speculation over how he will handle the situation is already mounting

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Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and where

Western Slope commissioners say rules designed to pull the Front Range into federal ozone compliance are an “economic risk” for northwest Colorado