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Western Slope county rejects solar project over fear of losing a sliver of farmland

Delta County commissioners denied a rural electric co-op’s zoning request for 472-acre solar field


A 120-year-old water tunnel beneath the mountains is the Uncompahgre Valley’s lifeline. We went inside.

The first bore of the Gunnison Tunnel opened in 1909, becoming a model for moving Western water beneath mountains .


“Everyone is being crazy”: Conservative Delta County erupts over an effort to teach sexual education

A task force spent two years drafting a curriculum that was ultimately rejected by the Delta County School District 50J board last week amid dueling rallies and big tensions


New programs aim to house Colorado foster youth who end up homeless

More than a third of the 200 kids who age out of foster care each year in Colorado end up without shelter. New programs help anchor young adults with housing and even savings accounts.


Colorado health care workers felt called to help coronavirus patients in cities where thousands were dying

They left behind families, dogs and the mountains to help hospitals in New York and New Jersey. What they’ve learned could help Colorado.


An army of volunteers is using Facetime, Zoom to protect Colorado foster kids during coronavirus

Calls to the child abuse hotline are down during the pandemic and fewer eyes are on kids. One advocate tried to determine via video conference whether a little girl’s bruises were from falling off her bike.


Pilot dies after small plane crashes in western Colorado

The Delta County Sheriff's Office said the plane -- a single-engine, propellor Rans S-12 -- crashed on the property of Delta's Blake Field Airport


Parked: Delta mobile-home resident poisoned by carbon monoxide; rental company denies anything is wrong

When the woman notified mobile park management she was moving out, she received an eviction threat