The Dillon Pinacles tower over a portion of Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison. Blue Mesa Reservoir is within Curecanti National Recreation Area and managed by the National Park Service. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The CORE Act has passed the U.S. House, but the massive Colorado public lands bill faces tough odds in the U.S. Senate

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is raising alarms because the legislation was passed without the support of the GOP congressman, Scott Tipton, whose district would be most affected

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Jake Burton Carpenter, a snowboarder first and foremost, leaves Colorado legacy of community and persistence

Colorado ski resorts lined up against snowboarding even after Jake Burton Carpenter persuaded Berthoud Pass to open to athletes "surfing" the snow in 1978.

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Polis rules out ordering attorney general’s investigation into fatal police shooting of De’Von Bailey

Gov. Jared Polis had earlier called for an independent review of the shooting and met with Bailey’s family, but stopped short of using his power to order the attorney general to investigate.

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Stung by boycott movement, Backcountry.com CEO forging deals with businesses targeted in trademark debacle

"They do want to turn this around," says owner of avalanche educators sued by Backcountry.com over trademark she held.