Items by Victoria Peglar

Bombs make way for 'burbs
Denver-area developers are eager to get their hands on the Front Range land preserved on the former Lowry Bombing Range.
Colorado blazes fuel forest restoration efforts
In the wake of forest fires, mountain communities along Colorado's Front Range are working with agencies to protect homes and watersheds from storm-caused floods that could race over burned and eroded ground.
Drying up the Melon capital
Some residents of Rocky Ford, Colo., are worried by the prospect of area farmers selling their water rights to the rapidly growing city of Aurora.