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Health Primary category in which blog post is published

In rural Colorado, emergency medical services struggle to keep money-losing ambulances rolling

High costs, low rates and scarce job applicants are forcing ambulance services to consolidate, take on new tasks and outsource

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule forcing companies to show their clean-up ability

The mining industry has a legacy of bankrupt companies abandoning polluted sites and leaving taxpayers to cover cleanup costs.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Tri-State, under pressure from its member co-ops to change or fall behind, is shifting to renewable energy

Giant power provider on the verge of deal with departing utility says it will shutter coal-fired plant in Nucla two years early as it retools carbon-emissions goals.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado lawmakers missed a significant number of votes in the 2019 legislative session

Being a state legislator is a part-time position, and work, family and health often lead to absences, a Sun analysis shows

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump administration says moving BLM to the West will save money, improve decisions

Environmental groups, however, say it will make the bureau a less important part of President Donald Trump's administration.

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Plane lost engine power before 2016 crash in southwest Colorado that killed 3, investigators say

The National Transportation Safety Board says it doesn’t know, however, what caused the issue that led to the wreck more than three years ago

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

How technology is turning the South Platte River into a wavy, whitewater hot spot

Two hydraulic WaveShapers at Sheridan’s River Run Park have boosted Colorado river surfing big time, despite the challenge of down-to-the-drop demands on Colorado's water.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Gov. Jared Polis boosts minority outreach. But black leaders say he hasn’t kept his campaign promises

The Colorado Black Roundtable says the Democratic governor committed to more diverse appointments and two disparity studies, neither of which have made progress