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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EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

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These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.

District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.

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Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands

A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.