Outdoors

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Chris McDougall takes another run at extreme athletics, this time running with burros

Bestselling author of “Born to Run” rescued a mistreated donkey. It led him to Colorado’s tribe of pack-burro racers.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say

State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Growing community: How Colorado religious leaders are farming food — and a new variety of faithful

Jewish and Christian congregations gather to eat supper together, feed immigrant and refugee communities and deliver nutrition to the needy

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about it

The new rule issued by Interior Secretary aims to ease management and clarify conflicting rules by allowing e-bikes access to all bike trails. But trailbuilding and wilderness groups lament the lack of public involvement in the decision.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Outdoor adventure inspired Colorado’s Anderson brothers to create Loki Outdoor Gear. Then it took one of their lives.

Dirk Anderson was killed in a motorbike crash and nearly 80-foot fall on Aug. 24 near Grand Junction. His brother, Seth, heard his last words in an attempted call for help.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservationists hope to tap Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve land and water on Sweetwater

Historic Sweetwater Lake and 488 acres of land around it near Dotsero has been in the sights of residential developers. But now it could be saved for public access.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

How Lewis the runaway llama ended up in Fort Collins for dental surgery

Last year’s runaway llama finally gets his toothache fixed after it made him flee into Yellowstone National Park

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Prop. DD explained: What sports gambling would mean in Colorado and how much (or little) it would generate

Proponents of Proposition DD on the statewide ballot highlight the money earmarked for water conservation projects, but revenue estimates are a wild card

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver Merchandise Mart has become a hub for outdoor retailers — and could one day host trade shows

Denver Mart’s CEO also wants craft beer and CBD -- “all the stuff that Colorado is” -- at the massive complex off of Interstate 25