Articles By The Associated Press

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Aspen-area men killed in avalanche near Crested Butte, bringing Colorado’s 2018-2019 avalanche death toll to 4

Owen Green and Michael Goerne were killed in Saturday's slide. Friends say they had been training for the Grand Traverse next month.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver teachers are heading back to class, but their strike revealed a national divide over bonus pay

Teachers say the bonus system is complicated and can leave them guessing at what their earnings will be

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

U.S. Senate approves major public lands, conservation package reauthorizing Land and Water Conservation Fund

The hodgepodge bill offered something for nearly everyone, with projects stretching across the country -- including Colorado

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

“They need us”: Denver teachers are on strike Monday after failing to reach pay deal

In several statements posted Saturday night on its Twitter account, the Denver teachers union said the Denver Public Schools' latest contract offer was not good enough

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

With 63-0 vote, a bill allowing medical marijuana to treat autism passes the Colorado House

House Bill 1028 is expected to sail through the Colorado Senate, as well, and onto Gov. Jared Polis desk

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado lawmakers are weighing whether to allow cheaper prescription drugs to be imported from Canada

Senate Bill 5 is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign to rein in health care costs for Coloradans

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Arizona joins Colorado River drought plan just before federal deadline in effort to keep reservoirs from draining too low

The nightmare scenario for Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico — which draw from Lake Mead — is a phenomenon called "dead pool," in which the level of the lake's surface falls below the gates that let water out