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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Air Force Academy eases social distancing restrictions after 2 cadet suicides

Emails obtained from the academy show the Colorado Springs base had received complaints about how the policies made the school prison-like for about 1,000 seniors who remained on the campus

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Colorado Supreme Court rules legislature may extend its lawmaking term after coronavirus pause

The Colorado General Assembly recessed on March 14 because of COVID-19 and it’s not clear when state lawmakers will return

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Coronavirus-linked deaths in Colorado surpass 80; confirmed cases now above 3,300

The new deaths -- up 11 from Tuesday -- include four fatalities in Adams County.