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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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It’s Easy Being Green

Easier than you're making it, anyway. Here, a by-the-numbers guide to recycling in Denver.

The Fight Over The Thompson Divide

More than a decade ago, the federal government improperly leased portions of a pristine slice of Colorado known as the Thompson Divide. An inside look at the uncertain future of this precious landscape.

Follow The Animal Tracks

Why winter is the best season for researchers to get a bead on Colorado wildlife.

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Drops In The Bucket

A Denver company makes it easier to turn water rights into gold—without selling the farm.

Pints for the Planet

Algae helps Upslope Brewing Company make beer you can feel good about drinking.

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Fruits of Their Labor

Colorado's ag industry has a more profound connection to our land than maybe any other commercial sector. It’s a relationship that, in the case of those who grow the state’s iconic Palisade peaches, has roots creeping back over a century.

High + Dry

For decades, Crowley County’s farmers sold off their water, gallon by gallon. No one could have anticipated what would happen next.

Colorado’s Energy Portfolio

From our electricity bills to how much coal we mine, here’s an inside look at how the state uses power.

40 Ways to Be Greener Every Day

We hate to break it to you, Colorado, but very few of us are as eco-friendly as we profess to be. Here are 40 ways to change that.

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