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One tiny zebra mussel was found in a Colorado reservoir. It will be 5 years before the water gets an all-clear.
Aquatic biologists began spraying to kill the invasive species at Highline Lake State Park on Wednesday.
Park managers are worried decontamination procedures will kill boat traffic.
The government will pay you $30 an hour to sort through Telluride’s trash in the name of social science
Picking through what’s left behind by high-season tourists will help towns in San Miguel County figure out how to change what people toss and why
Grand Junction wanted to knock down a storied Basque handball court. Now, the city wants to preserve it forever.
The court, built in the barnyard of Basque rancher Jean Urruty in 1978, is on track to be listed as a unique historic feature
Killer of Warren Barnes, Grand Junction’s “reading man,” sentenced to life in prison
The killer said he chose Warren Barnes because he didn’t think anyone would notice a homeless person’s disappearance
“We know”: Postal Service acknowledges growing mail problems in Colorado mountain towns
Some Colorado towns are preparing to sue to make the post office prioritize mail over last-mile deliveries for Amazon.
Soaring utility bills send huge waves of people scrambling for help keeping heat and lights on in Colorado
More than 100,000 people have called for aid paying gas and electric bills, but the help is available only once per customer
There’s a crappy situation in Colorado’s backcountry: too many pooping hikers
Outdoor recreation groups hope handing out poop-disposal kits will cut down on the problem piling up on Colorado’s public lands
How Meeker, a small hunter’s haven, became a medical destination
Pioneers Medical Center is offering top-notch orthopedic care, and becoming a life blood of a historically oil and gas community in the process.
“Golden Girls” find community and safety in Western Slope shelter
Women account for about 35% of people who are homeless in Mesa County, where the wait for subsidized housing is 3 years.