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Colorado mountain towns feel more crowded than ever. But census data shows the population has barely changed.

Pitkin and Eagle counties could challenge the results of the 2020 census, worried that an undercount will slow the flow of federal money


Opinion: 12 years is too long to let the Comanche 3 coal-fired electricity plant keep running

State regulators have an opportunity to reconsider. They should take it

Opinion Columns

This is the first net-zero affordable housing project in Colorado’s high country. It certainly won’t be the last.

Despite the extra building cost, a 27-unit affordable housing community near Basalt is embracing a “net-zero” technique


How fake blue pills killed people on the Western Slope and led to Colorado’s first counterfeit opioid death conviction

For the first time in Colorado, a drug dealer has been convicted of causing a person’s death from fentanyl pills disguised to look like prescription painkillers. The trial centered on one victim, but there were others.

Crime and Courts

The high cost of climate change is already straining the budgets of Colorado towns

As wildfires, avalanches and drought increase in intensity, worried city managers are planning and budgeting for better water systems and backup sources.


Supreme Court ruling on DACA brings more time, but no less uncertainty for Coloradans

In their own voices: Five Colorado young people explain how DACA shaped their lives and what the Supreme Court's decision means to them.


The pandemic is overwhelming. Maybe humanity could use a big time out.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado

White House threatens veto of CORE Act, the massive Colorado public lands bill splitting the state’s congressional delegation

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, a Cortez Republican whose district would be most affected by the bill, also says he cannot support the legislation in its current form and will be voting against it


Colorado has two years to hit its 28% recycling goal. A new report shows we’re nowhere close.

Rural Colorado has already met its 2021 goal, but the Front Range is lagging behind.


Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through