The Black Forest fire, June 12, 2013, in Colorado Springs. New legislation by Rep. Joe Neguse would direct billions into jobs helping restore forests and reducing the threat of wildfire. (Photo by Air Force Capt. Darin Overstreet/RELEASED)

Extreme drought conditions, coronavirus have Colorado wildfire managers anxious

At least 76% of Colorado now is experiencing drought conditions, compared with 16% this time last year. That, combined with worries about the spread of COVID-19, has firefighters worried wildfire response will be tapped.

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“A feeling of empowerment and freedom”: It’s become common for women to accompany a hiking tale with a shirtless photo

As the captions say, these photos can be frivolous and fun. They also often document some of the most powerful seconds of a woman’s life.

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Nearly all of Colorado is under some drought status. A year ago, almost none of the state was parched.

Colorado’s most recent drought outlook shows some progress, but the state’s drought could persist