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  • Commuter trains could connect the West's far-flung cities

    Longer commuter rails could connect the West’s far-flung cities in ways they haven’t been connected since the glory days of the railroad

  • Energy succeeds where housing developers can't

    Energy succeeds where housing developers can't

    As the West's housing boom fades, natural resource extraction surges, and a defunct housing development on the east side of Colorado Springs, Colo., may soon face drilling by Ultra Petroleum.

  • Boulder gets the gas-drilling blues

    Energy companies are planning to drill on open space in Boulder County, Colo.

  • Mining town gambles on a road to riches

    The rivalry between two Colorado gambling towns has led Central City to begin building a new highway to draw visitors directly to its casinos rather than to those of its more successful neighbor, Black Hawk

  • Researchers track Colorado cougars

    Researchers track Colorado cougars

    The state’s Parks and Wildlife department is studying how the big cats live in the state’s urbanized Front Range in hopes of helping people coexist with them.

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