Colorado snowboarders charged in backcountry avalanche settle criminal case, won’t have to pay $168,000 in restitution
Tyler Dewitt and Evan Hannibal agreed to a deal that includes probation and community service but no financial penalty.1:24 PM MDT
Cycling champion killed in Lakewood by driver suspected of being intoxicated
Gwen Inglis was hit Sunday morning near Denver while riding by a car that drifted into the bike lane
Vanlife is booming in Colorado as housing costs climb and work-anywhere appeal grows
Dozens of Colorado companies that customize cargo vans into homes on wheels reporting brisk business as housing prices and rents climb alongside pandemic-fueled push for backcountry adventure.
Bear and wildlife conflicts are increasing around Aspen as the weather warms
Aspen police have fielded 17 bear calls since the beginning of April
Ski patrollers at Breckenridge vote 43-42 to unionize
Summit County resort’s ski patrollers join United Professional Ski Patrols of America alongside first-responders at Vail Resorts’ Crested Butte, Park City in Utah and Stevens Pass in Washington.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife opens up nearly 200,000 acres for hunting, fishing access on school trust lands
Colorado now can use nearly 1 million more acres of the school lands for hunting, fishing and floating after three years of expanding access, though some want lower fees for hikers.
Durango woman killed in rare bear attack has been identified
The La Plata County coroner identified the victim Tuesday as 39-year-old Laney Malavolta
Why Antarctica relies on Centennial to find plumbers, electricians and other seasonal staff
Colorado's many links to Antarctica include a national hiring program and two Denver contractors designing McMurdo station to improve efficiencies -- and require fewer support staff in the future.
Arapaho, Roosevelt National Forests to start requiring reservations after 200% spike in recreation
Beyond reservations, land managers for the 1.5 million-acre area will require bear-proof food storage and some popular camping spots will switch to day-use only.
Kayaker drowns in Cherry Creek Reservoir southeast of Denver
Christopher Carmon, of Aurora, fell into the water Sunday and was found dead several hours later
Human remains found in two bears suspected of killing woman near Durango
Wildlife said it's likely the bears would have attacked humans again if they were not euthanized
39-year-old woman dies in suspected bear attack near Durango
The last fatal bear attack in Colorado happened in 2009
Landowners shut down access to three Colorado fourteeners citing liability, impacts
The temporary closure of access to trails climbing private property on Mount Lincoln, Mount Democrat and Mount Bross comes as concerns over liability spike.
Colorado ski areas aren’t talking about skier fatalities this season. So we asked coroners instead.
At least 11 skiers were killed in traumatic crashes during the 2020-21 season, according to 16 county coroners surveyed by The Colorado Sun.
Coronavirus flushed Colorado rafting in 2020
Colorado rafting businesses endured a 21% decline in traffic last summer, but early reservations and a not-so-bad snowpack are floating hopes for a rebound this summer.
Teenage Summit County ski mountaineer breaks North American record for most vertical feet climbed in 24 hours
Grace Staberg, 19, skied up Copper Mountain more than 21 times in one day — totaling 56,153 feet — and falling just shy of the world record set last month in Europe.
Hard-right rooted group has made inroads in Colorado opposing Biden’s vision for public lands
The federal agenda for preserving 30% of public land and water by 2030 hasn’t been finalized, yet at least four Colorado counties, spurred by the daughter of the original Sagebrush Rebels, have signaled resistance.
Colorado summer camps are gearing up for a full season of swimming, sightseeing — and sanitizing
Camps will make a big return this summer, with parents and kids alike eager for more carefree days. Many camps, catering to fewer kids, have already hit capacity.
How Aspen Snowmass hosted six major contests in a season when resorts worldwide canceled events
Thousands of athletes, coaches and event staff had given up on the 2020-21 competitive ski season when Aspen Skiing Co. called them to the Roaring Fork Valley and “saved our sports.”
Matriarch of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down from “mothership of community stewardship”
Ann Baker Easley has served nearly 40 years growing and wrangling a network of volunteers across Colorado. She’s retiring from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as funds flow and volunteers waitlists grow.