Coroner identifies two of the three people killed in Poudre River flooding; one person remains missing
The flooding happened along the Cameron Peak fire burn scar. Several structures were also destroyed in the torrent of water, mud and other debris.
Mudslides and flash flooding along Colorado’s burn scars could cause disasters, or mere travel delays, all summer long. Here’s why.
Last year’s historic wildfire season increased the area that’s prone to flooding, causing “an abnormal year of flooding events” this year, climate researcher says.
Fort Collins planners, worried about Poudre River impacts, reject Northern Water’s plan for 3-mile pipeline through the city
Rejection of the NISP pipeline is yet another skirmish in a series of water and pipeline battles playing out in the northern Front Range.
Thornton sues Weld County commissioners over water-pipeline vote
As Thornton nears its deadline to construct a pipeline from a reservoir near Fort Collins, the quickest and most direct way for the city to get approval for a Weld County pipeline is through the courts
Asian American students in Colorado say they are done being quiet about racism
Five students spoke to The Colorado Sun about enduring racism their whole lives. A rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus has intensified their outrage.
Colorado gave local governments more power to regulate oil and gas. And some are using it.
The legislature’s 2019 overhaul of drilling rules through Senate Bill 181 empowered some cities and counties to prioritize safety. But other energy-friendly areas have held back on flexing their new muscles.
A world away, the coronavirus allowed me time to reconnect with childhood Colorado friends
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
Front Range residents tossed out 28% more trash than their rural Colorado neighbors last year
Recycling report from Eco-Cycle shows Colorado recycled less last year and created more trash
Colorado colleges want to offer more in-person classes this spring. Here’s what they learned from a tough fall.
Some schools have been more successful than others in adapting to the coronavirus pandemic
All missing people accounted for as snow gives crews battling East Troublesome fire a reprieve
Several inches of snow have fallen across the high country. As much as 6 inches of snow was reported in Grand Lake.
Cameron Peak fire explodes into Colorado’s largest wildfire, prompting more evacuations as it nears Fort Collins
Fire officials say the blaze, which has burned more than 164,000 acres, expanded Wednesday into the area just west of Horsetooth Reservoir
Pac-12 football to start Nov. 6, even as CU Boulder reels from coronavirus surge
There is still work to be done for Pac-12 schools to get the approvals of local officials in Northern California and now in Colorado. Due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, Boulder County officials Thursday halted gatherings for college-aged residents for two weeks and has said that includes athletic events.
25 homes destroyed by Cameron Peak fire west of Fort Collins
Officials believe the fire, which is the fifth largest recorded in Colorado, was human-caused
Snow and cold temps slow down Cameron Peak fire, downgrade evacuations — if only for a few days
The massive wildfire west of Fort Collins surpassed the 100,00-acre mark over the weekend and will likely burn well into October
Four large wildfires burning in Colorado have cost $77 million to fight — so far
None of the blazes are fully contained, and rehabilitation costs still loom large
Drive-in theaters in Colorado and beyond are seeing increased traffic with big-name concerts, events
Outdoor theaters are feeing the pinch of the slow rollout of new movies, but Garth Brooks and Metallica are keeping rural drive-ins afloat
Body of park ranger found in Horsetooth Reservoir near Fort Collins
The ranger's boat was found empty on Horsetooth Reservoir near Fort Collins on Thursday night after a "strong wind event"
Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks
Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.
We now know how many billions of gallons of water Colorado will save by closing coal-fired power plants
By 2031 water use for coal-fired power plants in Colorado will drop to 3.7 billion gallons – a 68% reduction, according to the Energy and Policy Institute.
Graduation rates could suffer after lawmakers cut a program to help Colorado kids entering high school
The Ninth Grade Success Grant program has been critical in helping schools hire staff to assist freshmen and track their academic progress