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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


Colorado is conducting an ambitious Front Range bald eagle survey


Two Western Slope startups sell to public companies, signaling investor interest in rural entrepreneurs

The sale of Eagle e-bike maker QuietKat and Montrose’s Nomad Reservations is a win for rural startup champions who see more deals coming as skilled workers flock to mountain towns and venture capital investors look beyond metro areas.


Colorado’s teacher shortage may worsen coming out of the pandemic. Could $13M stop the trend?

A bipartisan bill seeks to build up the future workforce with middle and high schoolers, veterans and mid-career professionals and keep them in classrooms long term.


Remembering Seth Bossung: A master at building relationships that matter

He was an architect, aficionado of fine design and an athlete, but friends remember Seth Bossung, one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton, as a dedicated husband and father who fostered deep connections with friends


Remembering Adam Palmer: A real-life mountain unicorn with an infectious personality

A beast in the hills, a magical friend and a warrior for his community and planet, Adam Palmer -- one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton -- was the rarest of men


Remembering Andy Jessen: A friend and leader who forged community

Andy Jessen, one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton, created more than a brewery in Eagle. Alongside his wife, Amanda, the magnetic visionary who fostered friendship and ideas around a backyard bonfire helped guide his hometown’s growth.


3 men killed in avalanche near Silverton identified as prominent Eagle County community members

One of the victims, Adam Palmer, was a newly elected Town of Eagle trustee. Andy Jessen co-founded Bonfire Brewing in Eagle. Seth Bossung managed projects for the county’s energy efficiency department.


Coroner says 3-year-old boy found in Eagle River accidentally drowned

Sebastian Rodriguez Castro went missing June 5 near an apartment complex in Eagle where he lived


Trains could return to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass, rumble through Leadville under pair of proposals

A billionaire-backed agricultural outfit in southeast Colorado and a fledgling oil railroad project in Utah want to run trains on Union Pacific’s long dormant tracks between Cañon City and Dotsero.


Colorado’s economy is about to restart — slowly — but will customers follow?

Fewer tables. Online workouts. More takeout. Some businesses have evolved during the coronavirus shutdown, but others aren’t sure if they have a future.


With or without WeWork, Colorado’s coworking industry sees sustainable growth in flexible office space

Denver’s the nation’s 7th largest flex space region in the U.S., and one Western Slope company aims to connect the rest of the industry.


In Colorado mountain towns, the U.S. Post Office no longer delivers like it used to

One town received no mail for a week; another had sales-tax rebates returned as "undeliverable." New survey reveals understaffed post offices taxed by population growth, online shopping