The Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde, as photographed by Swedish researcher Gustaf Nordenskiold in 1891. He took more than 600 Native American artifacts, including several sets of human remains, home with him, and they wound up in the National Museum of Finland. Now, many of them will be headed back to Colorado for repatriation. (Courtesy of Mesa Verde Archive)

More than a century ago, a European visitor took more than 600 Native American remains and artifacts from Colorado’s Mesa Verde

Now, a landmark agreement promises to return them from a museum in Finland, while highlighting a contentious period in the state’s history

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Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.

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"