Outdoors

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is trying to figure out what to do when ski country visitors catch coronavirus

One of the stickier points in managing the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado’s resort towns involves what to do when a guest falls ill during their stay and can’t leave.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

A bold plan to protect 30% of Colorado lands and waters by 2030

Conservation groups hope to corral lawmakers, land managers, tribes and private landowners in a mission to add 14 million acres to Colorado’s trove of 6 million protected acres.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

After vanquishing the shoelace, Denver-based Boa Technology sells for $454 million

The pending sale marks one of the largest deals in the history of Colorado’s outdoor industry as Boa Technology has evolved into a performance-fit brand used in nearly all outdoor sports

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Dry weather worsens in Colorado; 17% of state is in “exceptional drought”

The drought is happening just a year after most of Colorado was declared drought-free.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

William Perry Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of Bureau of Land Management

Pendley said he firmly disagreed with a court’s decision that he should be removed from BLM and has continued to fulfill his duties as assigned

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Seven big takeaways from Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper’s third — and most fiery — debate

The two U.S. Senate candidates faced off hours after Colorado elections officials began mailing ballots to voters across the state

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge’s forceful rejection of Trump’s ban on visa workers may come too late for Colorado ski resorts

A district court ruling suspends a ban on J-1 and H-2B visa workers, opening doors for ski areas that rely on the seasonal immigrant workers. But resorts that typically have visa employees on deck by fall are seeing surging applications from locals.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Record traffic in South Platte forest district spurs first-ever designated camping plan

Pike National Forest district is converting 340 dispersed campsites into reserved, fee sites in a pilot program that mirrors reservation systems installed at other popular locations on public lands.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Montana governor asks court to block actions by Trump’s land boss, William Perry Pendley

A federal judge last month ousted Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director William Perry Pendley from his post as acting director