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Technicolor explosion of wildflowers springs from epic snowpack in Colorado’s high country

We have some ideas where to find the humdinger of a flower show, from the Eastern Plains on west. But please don't call it a "super bloom. "

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These cutthroat trout survived in only one Colorado creek, until it was choked out by wildfire ash

Now their offspring are getting a fresh start after hitching a ride in saddlebags up a mountain stream

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Even after a rush of snow and rain, the thirsty Colorado River Basin is “not out of the woods yet”

It will take as many as 13 water years exactly like this one to erase the impacts of long-term drought in the West, Colorado River District engineers say

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From “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” to a comic book baron: Denver’s scene is a lesson in drag diversity

Yvie Oddly, 25, and Bettie Pages, 64, celebrate the liberating craft of self-expression that is drag, then and now -- everything from dirty street punk to classic glam

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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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As rural Colorado fears being overlooked in 2020 census, some question spending money on outreach

The stakes for the census count are real: A study estimates a loss of $63 million for a 1% undercount of Colorado residents

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Colorado’s oldest drive-in theater: 70 years of watching the stars, under the stars at The Star in Montrose

The Star is the nation’s oldest drive-in theater still owned and operated by the founding family, and one of nine drive-ins left in Colorado

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Interior Secretary Bernhardt came home to Colorado — and the swamp monsters were waiting for him in Vail

Protest highlighted conflict over public lands policy as decision on where a new BLM agency HQ might land looms