Stacy Imler, left, of Atlanta, laughs as she buys a reusable tumbler sold to raise funds for POW -- Protect Our Winters -- during a happy hour held in collaboration with Patagonia on the floor of Outdoor Retailer on Jan. 30, 2020 in Denver. Serving Imler are POW volunteers Emma Kokenge, center right, and Adam Drewry, right, both of California. (Andy Colwell, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Mountain athletes push progress over perfection in climate fight

Protect Our Winters’ embrace of “imperfect advocacy” is designed to motivate large-scale action on climate change. “We can’t afford to have anyone be silent right now," said athlete Caroline Gleich.

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“An extremely, extremely challenging day”: Widespread destruction feared after East Troublesome fire explodes

The blaze grew to 125,000 acres as it swept Grand County on Wednesday night toward Grand Lake and through an area packed with homes, lodges and other businesses

Colorado child protection caseworker under investigation for falsifying reports about checking on kids, at-risk adults

The alleged fraud was uncovered after Moffat County fell behind on abuse and neglect reports, and the state sent in a team of 15 caseworkers to clean up the mess

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Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax