Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists used a drop-net to catch lesser prairie-chickens in Kansas and bring them to southeastern Colorado. They have relocated 411 birds since 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Reitz, Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

The squawking, stomping chicken of the grasslands is back in Colorado

Lesser prairie-chickens were nearly decimated by blizzard and then drought. Now they’re back, after a four-year, joint relocation effort by wildlife biologists in Colorado and Kansas.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Michael Bennet: We will never heal until we dismantle our systemic racism

Colorado's senior U.S. senator writes about the killing of George Floyd and the protests that followed

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Hickenlooper says he “tripped” on question about Black Lives Matter as race becomes a campaign issue

Democratic candidate Andrew Romanoff pounces on his rival’s misstep, which came a week before mail ballots go to voters

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Nearly 26,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes spur inspections, promises of fines

In Colorado, more than 730 residents of nursing homes and senior care centers have died after contracting the disease