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Huge Colorado snowpack could lead to flooding

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The skiing is still good at those Colorado resorts still open. The views to the west from Denver are still of freshly snow-packed mountains. Colorado finally has some moisture. All is good, in other words. Perhaps. If it all melts at once, though, Colorado and other Western states could be in for a world of hurt.

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on May 24, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Divided on domestic energy, Udall, Tipton come together on Colorado National Monument

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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat, and Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican, are miles apart on energy and environmental policy, but the two have come together on the issue of determining the future of Colorado National Monument between Grand Junction and Fruita.

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on May 23, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Colorado to charge senior citizens more for state parks passes

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Prices for senior state parks passes are going up because of budget cuts.

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on May 23, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Colorado's number of confirmed horse virus cases rises to six

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Officials say the number of confirmed cases of a fatal horse virus in Colorado has risen to six.

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on May 20, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Making more from less

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On the arid plains of Colorado, where climate change and a surge in population are rapidly draining existing water supplies, cooperation and innovation may offer new solutions to an old problem: How to slake a thirst as big as the Rocky Mountains.

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on May 20, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Colorado Pot Advocates Turn To 2012 Ballot Measure

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May 15, 2011 1:37 PMDENVER (AP) – Marijuana advocates racked up big wins in this year’s session of the Colorado Legislature. Now they’re turning their sights to a bigger effort — full legalization on the 2012 ballot.Pot legalization backers hope to start gathering signatures as soon as this summer to put the question to voters. [...]

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on May 19, 2011 at 10:21 AM

Colorado horse herpes cases rise to six as state takes action

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Confirmed equine herpes cases in Colorado doubled to six Wednesday, as the outbreak continued to spread across dozens of states.

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on May 19, 2011 at 04:51 AM
Sen. Mark Udall: Make the K...

Sen. Mark Udall: Make the Kids to Parks Day Pledge

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Some of the best times I've spent in Colorado have been in the backcountry with my mom and siblings, and more recently, with my own kids. That is why I'm concerned to see today's kids spending more time browsing the Internet than exploring nature.

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on May 18, 2011 at 02:51 PM

Colorado tries to limit spread of horse herpes virus

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Owners can't bring their horses into Colorado unless they convince state inspectors their animals are free of the equine herpes virus, as concern grows about a rapidly expanding outbreak.

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on May 18, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Christo’s Colorado Project May Hinge on Sheep

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A federal decision on whether to approve a $50 million art installation in a Colorado canyon depends on how it will affect the state’s 6,900 bighorn sheep.

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on May 17, 2011 at 09:20 PM