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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

Challenges of a Colorado Local Food Initiative

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Even in a county that’s largely supportive of local farmers, getting a quarter of your produce locally can be difficult.By Brendon BosworthMark Guttridge peeled back the white fabric draped across the floor of his hoop house, a greenhouse roughly 100 feet long, 30 feet wide and 12 feet high, with plastic pulled tight [...]

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on May 17, 2011 at 06:21 AM

Panel would funnel Flaming Gorge issues

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A state Flaming Gorge task force would identify issues associated with a pipeline from Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range, but not recommend whether it be built or which version of the project would move ahead.

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on May 12, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Legislative session ends after House GOP backs down from standoff

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The 2011 Colorado legislative session ended Wednesday with House Republicans backing down on a standoff over payday loans, a battle that jeopardized hundreds of state regulations on everything from hunting to environmental standards.

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on May 12, 2011 at 04:50 AM

For Colorado, a solar farm made in the U.S.A.

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Cogentrix, which promises that at least 80 percent of components for its rotating concentrated solar project will be locally sourced, wins a DOE loan guarantee.

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on May 11, 2011 at 10:50 AM

Dems take aim at bull semen, 3.2 beer and bear hunting in annual "Hummers" send up of House rivals

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Democrats poked fun of bull semen, 3.2 beer and bear hunting Monday during the annual "Hummers" lampoon in which the House minority skewers the majority in song and dance.

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on May 10, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Governor Hickenlooper signs budget cuts into law

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law a state budget for next year that trims spending and will likely force teacher layoffs and the closure of some schools and state parks.

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on May 09, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Groups suggest changes to Colorado water projects

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Conservation groups and others urged Colorado wildlife commissioners Friday to tweak two major water providers` plans for lessening effects of pending reservoir projects, so that rivers that fill the reserves stay healthy.

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on May 09, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Denver Botanic Gardens Hosts Green Roofs West Symposium

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Get ready green roof aficionados! The third annual Green Roofs for the West Symposium will take place at the Denver Botanic Gardens on June 16 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This forward-thinking and informative event will spotlight innovative ways green roofs are leading us to a future of more sustainable cities in the challenging [...]

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on May 06, 2011 at 02:21 PM

EPA issues new draft permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site (CO)

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Permit specifies pressure requirement, clarifies issues noted in recent petitions (Denver, Colo. – May 6, 2011) The U.S

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on May 06, 2011 at 11:50 AM