Flowers adorn the grave in Greeley of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews, who was abducted on Dec. 20, 1984. (Carol McKinley, Special to The Colorado Sun)

After haunting Colorado for three decades, there is new hope in the Jonelle Matthews case

Life changed for a generation of Colorado kids — and law enforcement — when Jonelle Matthews disappeared in 1984. Now police have a person of interest.

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Colorado’s land trust is owed 9,900 acres by the BLM. But getting that land could mean no more recreation there.

The feds want to settle a 143-year-old debt with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties to the Colorado State Land Board. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing and other recreation on other BLM land.

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The indoor climbing industry is booming on a foundation bolted to Colorado’s Front Range

Colorado has 39 indoor rock gyms that are spurring innovation and growth while luring massive capital investment.

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Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat

Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"