The Queen Anne dragline, with the Tri State Craig Station power plant in the background, is shown operating at the Trapper Mine in Craig, Colo., Sept. 27, 2006. (AP Photo/Denver Post, Brian Brainerd)

More Colorado coal-fired power plants could be closing, but the timing depends on some complex deals

The utility PacifiCorp hopes to retire its Colorado properties, though co-ownership with power-providers Xcel and Tri-State complicates the process

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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 federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. 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"