Environment

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Coloradans will decide in 2020 whether to reintroduce gray wolves in the state

The gray wolf has been successfully reintroduced to a number of U.S. states. It was eradicated in Colorado in the 1940s.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is trying to get drivers off I-70 by busing skiers to the slopes. Will it work?

Of the inaugural run of CDOT’s new Snowstang buses, one was late and the other got stuck on Loveland Pass. But for those riding it -- including out of towners -- it was a blast.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

These 9 themes helped define Colorado in 2019. Here are the stories that illuminated them.

Our annual list of longform journalism about Colorado covers loss and rebirth, scarcity and overload, migration and belonging

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Pocket of severe drought lingers over Southwest U.S., including Colorado

In all, nearly 70% of Colorado is abnormally dry or in moderate or severe drought,

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Old mining shacks are becoming backcountry ski huts in Colorado’s high country

The North London Mill preservation project in Park County aims to use a long-abandoned gold mill site for outdoor education as part of rural Colorado's shift from extraction to recreation

Collections Primary category in which blog post is published

The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019

These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Vaping waste is a whole new headache for schools and cities, including in Colorado

Vaping also has created a less discussed new environmental problem in discarded pens and the abundant pods that come with them

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s what concerns Coloradans most — and what they want to see changed in the next decade

From affordable health care to the growing threat of wildfires, here’s what a group of Colorado citizens had to say about what’s on their mind

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado regulators approve tougher oil and gas air rules, ending statewide disparity

The regulations would require more frequent inspections for leaks for facilities within 1,000 feet of homes, schools and other public facilities, officials said