Colorado

War of the words
War of the words
New oil and gas ‘codebook’ aims to help the public muddle through the fracking debate
Manmade quakes shake the Southwest
Manmade quakes shake the Southwest
Tremors in Colorado and New Mexico linked to coalbed methane extraction.
When is lightning likely?
When is lightning likely?
The National Weather Service’s new lightning potential index.
Zen and the art of wildflower science
Zen and the art of wildflower science
In the Rocky Mountains, a long-term study yields surprises
Rural cops get militarized
Rural cops get militarized
Pentagon gives guns, armored vehicles and battlefield gear to rural Western counties.
A new wildfire protection approach in Colorado
A new wildfire protection approach in Colorado
Homeowners take on the costs of fire mitigation — with lots of help.
Climate canary
Climate canary
Greenhouse gases are changing the way we talk about coal.
Jared Polis abandons anti-fracking initiatives
Jared Polis abandons anti-fracking initiatives
A Democratic family feud takes a surprising turn in Colorado.
Recreational deaths soar this summer
Recreational deaths soar this summer
Grand Canyon and Colorado rivers have record year for deaths.
A test ride through Denver's light rail transit
A test ride through Denver's light rail transit
Expanding light rail gets high marks.
The Tea Party loses one in Colorado
The Tea Party loses one in Colorado
How this candidate for sheriff lost an election in Grand Junction.
Colorado water users gird for first statewide plan
Gear companies go local
Gear companies go local
A new crop of manufacturers try to succeed without selling out.