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Hickenlooper Signs Wildfire Mitigation Bills In Durango

Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

05/12/2015

Department of Natural Resources Executive Director Mike King (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Trespassing While Hunting Case For State Wildlife Chief Delayed Until June

There’s been another delay in a landowner’s legal fight to punish a top government official for trespassing. The case focuses on hunting and Colorado’s natural resources executive director.

04/14/2015

Department of Natural Resources Executive Director Mike King (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Illegal Hunting Case Involving Natural Resources Executive Director Reopened

He’s a high-ranking executive in the state government and even oversaw the creation of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, but now Mike King is under fire because a case of illegal hunting is being reopened.

03/15/2015

The latest U.S. Drought Outlook, issued June 19, 2014. (credit: Climate Prediction Center)

Half Of Colorado In Some Level Of Drought

State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought.

06/23/2014

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Trespassing While Hunting Citation Dropped For State Wildlife Chief

The citation for trespassing while hunting against the head of Colorado’s wildlife department has been dropped.

02/26/2014

Department of Natural Resources Executive Director Mike King (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Colorado Wildlife Chief Cited For Trespassing On Hunt

The head of Colorado’s wildlife department has been cited for trespassing while hunting.

02/14/2014

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Suncor To Pay $1.9M To Settle Sand Creek Oil Spill Lawsuit

Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.

11/19/2013

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Have Fun & Help Fund The Colorado Avalanche Information Center

The largest fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be held this weekend. It’s a state agency that gets a lot of money from the state, but about a quarter of their budget come from donations

11/09/2013

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New Legislation Helps Homeowners With Wildfire Mitigation Costs

Homeowners who want to do wildfire mitigation now have access to millions of dollars in matching funds from the state.

06/22/2013

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Area Impacted By Natural Gas Liquids Leak Grows

State officials say liquid hydrocarbons that have been seeping into the ground at a western Colorado gas field have affected a larger area than initially believed.

04/09/2013

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