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Marshall fire survivors who lost their vehicles face mobility challenges

Those replacing cars face high prices and low inventory. Disaster response agencies are lining up other rides.

Marshall Fire

Ranchers in some states can shoot wolves that attack their livestock. But not in Colorado.

Attacks on cattle and dogs by wolves that migrated into northwest Colorado from Wyoming have stoked a rancher-wolf controversy sooner than expected.

Outdoors

Cano’s Castle, a southern Colorado folk art landmark, is heavily damaged in fire

The castle’s two towers are still standing and Cano is safe, police say.

Culture

Colorado wildlife officials just legalized hazing wolves. It came too late for a cowboy whose dog was killed.

Ranchers can now use rubber bullets, other methods against problem wolves, ahead of planned reintroduction to the Western Slope

Environment

Colorado’s graduation rates fell last year. The drop was worse among students of color.

White students saw their graduation rates climb, while rates fell among Black, Hispanic, Native, migrant and homeless students

Education

For those who lost it all in the Marshall fire, finding new homes is an uphill battle

Boulder County already faced a brutal housing shortage. That was before hundreds of homes burned.

Marshall Fire

The wolves are coming. Can Coloradans meet them on common ground?

Jackson County rancher who reported the first wolf kill in more than 70 years says he’s skeptical, but willing to try.

News

Denver’s iconic Breakfast King diner closed for good. Staff say they got little notice.

On any given night, you could find punks and all-night partiers digging into their food alongside cops and corporate types

News

Federal agencies join investigation into the Marshall fire’s cause as two people remain missing

Authorities believe they know where the inferno started. The FBI and ATF will help try to determine how.

Marshall Fire

Marshall fire officially becomes Colorado’s most destructive, with 991 homes and businesses burned, officials confirm

Much of Louisville and Superior will reopen to residents starting Saturday afternoon. But many residents will be without potable water or natural gas

Wildfire

What Boulder County residents returning home after the Marshall fire found

Residents who reached their destroyed homes said they were worried about natural gas still coming from gas meters.

Marshall Fire

Up to 1,000 homes may have burned in Marshall fire as snow stops spread

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said no fatalities have been reported. More than 500 homes are confirmed destroyed and the number could rise to 1,000.

Marshall Fire

Avalanche danger is climbing across Colorado’s high country

Heavy snowstorms have created “a sure recipe for avalanches,” state agency warns

Outdoors

Is Colorado home to an ancient astronomical observatory? The question is testing archaeological limits.

Sun Temple in Mesa Verde National Park may have allowed Ancestral Puebloans to monitor the heavens. Unraveling its mysteries requires overcoming archaeology’s troubled past.

News

Skilled workers are needed in the San Luis Valley. A new college program could be an answer.

Students in one of Colorado’s poorest regions will soon be able to get a CSU engineering degree without leaving their hometown

Education

I-25 South Gap will open in mid-December, nearly a year ahead of schedule

Construction on the 18-mile stretch of highway began in 2018 and was expected to conclude at the end of 2022

Transportation

Colorado has a dismal recycling rate. Could a fee on manufacturers turn things around?

Just 15% of recyclable and compostable material was diverted from landfills in Colorado in 2020.

Environment

Sexual abuse, misconduct allegations kept quiet for decades at world-renowned Colorado Center for the Blind

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sun Investigation

6 Aurora Central High School students hospitalized after drive-by shooting at nearby park

All are expected to survive their gunshot wounds, and police are searching for the assailants.

Crime and Courts

A caring high school principal or a criminal? A situation in Salida may have national implications.

The response to a student’s suicidal threat in September has opened a rift between police and Salida Public Schools, highlighting broader questions about the role of law enforcement in K-12 education

Crime and Courts
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