Colorado State Parks
State parks officials are aiming for a dry summer on Colorado lakes.
A money-saving bill to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks is awaiting the governor’s signature.
Prices for senior state parks passes are going up because of budget cuts.
When Democrat John Hickenlooper took office in January, he promised a laser-like focus on jobs and the economy. On Thursday, as he marked his first 100 days, he said that’s still his top priority.
Colorado Senate President Brandon Shaffer is asking sponsors of a bill that would merge the state wildlife and parks agencies to delay a vote so he can take another look at it.
State parks in Colorado may be closed, while others could be opened up for oil and gas drilling to raise money for the cash-strapped parks system.