Thousands of lodgepole pine trees in the South San Juan Wilderness on Piedra Pass show the damage done in Colorado's forests by pine beetles. The wilderness area is a backdrop to the Rio Grande National Forest, where 600,000 acres of trees have been ravaged by spruce beetles. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say

State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.

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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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

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

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Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup

Pay TV providers also are being forced to be transparent with “hidden fees” that can add up to $450 a year to customer bills.