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America's Great Outdoors funds three Colorado conservation projects

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The first three of dozens of federally backed greenway-conservation projects across the nation will be in Colorado, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday.

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on May 27, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Roadless rule campaign targets exemptions for logging, drilling, mining

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Wildfire season in Colorado's super-saturated high country seems so far off, but the debate over thinning beetle-killed forests to reduce fire risk around mountain towns remains at the forefront of an ongoing campaign to further revise the Colorado Roadless Rule.

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on May 26, 2011 at 04:50 AM

College rodeo to go on despite horse herpes outbreak

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As a highly contagious, potentially deadly horse virus continues to prompt event cancellations across the West, officials in Casper, Wyo., said today the College National Finals Rodeo will go on as planned June 12-18.

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on May 25, 2011 at 04:51 AM

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