Environmental groups sue to overturn Forest Service approval of a road across public land accessing a planned luxury community above Edwards
Colorado lawmakers reject proposal to ban horse slaughter for human consumption
The state Senate killed the bill Thursday on a 20-14 vote. Its latest version would have established tighter regulations when transporting 20 or more horses for slaughter.
How the Colorado Avalanche Information Center investigates fatal slides
Forecasters and snow scientists with the CAIC work with land managers, county sheriffs and search and rescue groups to compile detailed accounts of every fatal avalanche. Those reports are the cornerstones of avalanche education.
Meet the Colorado man who always knows when — and where — it’s going to snow
Every morning, thousands turn to the precision snow reports crafted by Joel Gratz’s OpenSnow to find pockets of powder in Colorado’s chaotic mountains
How much snow will your favorite Colorado ski resort get? Here’s how to tell.
OpenSnow forecasters give some clues about when and why the big snow falls at Colorado ski areas
Federal board defers vote to rename Mount Evans to Mount Blue Sky at request of tribal government
A request by a tribal government to have a “consultation” delays the vote to change the controversial name of 14,000-foot peak west of Denver.
What goes into the “cat-and-mouse game” of forecasting Colorado’s avalanche risks?
Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecasters need intricate knowledge of snowy layers that sit below the surface as they warn public of hazards and risks.
Colorado governor formally asks federal government to change Mt. Evans’ name to Mt. Blue Sky
The request is the second-to-last step in the renaming process to remove former Gov. John Evans, who was forced to resign for his role in the Sand Creek Massacre
Pike-San Isabel had an agenda when it banned off-roading on some national forest roads, lawsuit claims
The process was driven by extremist environmental groups and anti-motorized activists within the forest service, plaintiff Patrick McKay says
One tiny zebra mussel was found in a Colorado reservoir. It will be 5 years before the water gets an all-clear.
Aquatic biologists began spraying to kill the invasive species at Highline Lake State Park on Wednesday.
Park managers are worried decontamination procedures will kill boat traffic.