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Can Colorado Burn Its Way Out of a Wildfire Crisis?

This year has been one of the most active fire seasons in Colorado history, featuring some of the largest, most intense wildfires the state has ever seen. Now, land managers hope prescribed burns can counteract the disturbing trend before it’s too late.

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The American West Is On Fire

Two new wildfires in Colorado are the latest of more than 80 large fires happening in Montana, Oregon, and Washington, where more than one million acres are already ablaze.

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Sun Spotting

While you’re busy watching this month’s solar eclipse, students from five Colorado colleges will be recording it.

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Q&A: Billy Barr

The Gothic resident who fled civilization became an unwitting witness to climate change.

Opinion: The Sun Sets on Western Slope Farms

Eugenia Bone, a nationally known food journalist, cookbook author and part-time Western Slope resident, asks for help in saving her community from the natural gas industry.

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Whose Land Is It Anyway?

How a mining law that dates to the 1870s is limiting access to backcountry recreation trails and posing a threat to Colorado’s wild spaces. 

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