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The reason you aren’t allowed to swim in Dillon Reservoir may surprise you

It doesn't have to do with water quality. And it's the same reason you can't swim in other Denver Water reservoirs.


Dog searches Colorado mountains for bees, the canaries in the coal mine for climate change

Darwin, a German shorthaired pointer, was trained as a conservation detection dog to seek out bumblebees and their nests


Summit County ahead of schedule when it comes to vaccine distribution

A close relationship between the mountain county's public health officials and emergency managers has kept distribution on pace. But there are no guarantees that all people age 70 and older will get a shot before February.


Summit County sheriff hires civilian commander to oversee police reform measures

Christopher Walton's first priority is developing a body-worn and patrol-vehicle camera program for the mountain sheriff's office

Politics and Government

Colorado is the most dangerous state for avalanches, with death toll far surpassing other states

During the 2018-19 season, the state recorded 4,273 slides including 92 that caught people on their way down