Articles By Lucy Haggard

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Kill fish to save fish: Behind Colorado’s effort to revive the Rio Grande cutthroat trout

The multi-agency project to restore the native species has been years in the making. But the optics still can be shocking.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado dashboard seeks to put a price on future wildfires, other natural disasters amid a warming climate

FACE:Hazards offers a look into how much Colorado might have to fork out to respond to future natural hazards, and how communities could work now to avoid going broke later

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Six months after historic Suncor settlement, community around Commerce City refinery still feels “exploited”

The oil company began surveying the community on Wednesday, but continued issues at the refinery have neighbors feeling skeptical

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado gun sales remain at high volume, prompting $1.3 million request to speed up background checks

At its peak in April, the average state firearm background check took 56 hours to process, up from about five minutes in April 2019

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Snow and cold temps slow down Cameron Peak fire, downgrade evacuations — if only for a few days

The massive wildfire west of Fort Collins surpassed the 100,00-acre mark over the weekend and will likely burn well into October

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

EPA announces Colorado-based office dedicated to cleaning up abandoned mines

The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado College suspends most in-person learning after coronavirus prompts three dorm quarantines

“This is not how you — or we — envisioned our students starting their campus life, or this academic year,” wrote co-presidents Mike Edmonds and Robert G. Moore.

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

Four large wildfires burning in Colorado have cost $77 million to fight — so far

None of the blazes are fully contained, and rehabilitation costs still loom large