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July 12 (Reuters) - A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a woman who had been out on a hike. Four people were injured in Saturday's strike, and eight were hurt on Friday, officials said in a news release. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson identified the woman killed on Friday as Rebecca R. Te...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado's first three months of recreational marijuana sales, while previous pot market studies relied on survey responses because the drug is illegal."...
DENVER (Reuters) - Nearly 100 Boy Scouts were evacuated from a mountain camp in southern Colorado on Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding in an area that was stripped of vegetation by a 2013 wildfire, authorities said.
Ruling represents the first time that a coal mine has been rejected because of the failure to adequately consider and disclose the impacts that a mine would have on climate disruption.
In the most important piece of journalism since the publication of the Pentagon Papers, a block of ice is melting in Denver.KUSA graced us with this tweet at 3:07 p.m. ET, pointing us to its BREAKING NEWS LIVE FEED for a special report on an ice block that is maybe sort of melting in the back of a vehicle. Its whereabouts is unknown. All we know is that time is running out.LIVE: Watch a 10 lb b...
At 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, Greeley, Colorado was struck by a 3.4 magnitude earthquake. Earthquakes are highly unusual in eastern Colorado, raising speculation that it was a “frackquake” — a man-made earthquake stimulated by the disposal of contaminated drilling water in deep injection wells. This disposal technique forces wastewater generated from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) deep int...
Think you need a fancy degree to do important scientific work? Think again.This week scientists confirmed that a huge dinosaur bone unearthed on a dig in Colorado is the largest apatosaurus femur ever discovered -- and it was found not by professional paleontologists but by a volunteer named Kay Fredette."Dorothy and I were working on some bones... and came across this lump and thought, 'O...
MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Law enforcement officers were searching for a gunman Friday after three people were shot and wounded at the end of a rap concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in the foothills west of Denver.
Citizens of Lafayette, Colo., have filed a class action lawsuit against the State of Colorado, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) and Governor John Hickenlooper requesting immediate enforcement of Lafayette's Community Rights Charter Amendment to ban fracking. In November 2013, 60 percent of Lafayette voters approved the Community Rights Amendment, which allows citizens to prohibit har...