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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

Michael King (credit: CBS)

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

An image of the cleanup effort in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

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

A home getting fire mitigation (credit: CBS)

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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Colorado Senate Gives Initial OK To Budget

The improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years, and the Democrat-led Senate gave an initial OK to next year’s spending plan on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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Probe Of Spill Near Parachute Focuses On Valve Box

Oil company workers looking for the source of a liquid hydrocarbon found near Parachute Creek are focusing on a valve box for a pipeline carrying natural gas liquids away from a natural gas plant.

03/27/2013

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Crews Trying To Contain Oil Spill In Western Colorado

Crews are working to contain and clean up an underground oil spill that has contaminated around 1,400 barrels of groundwater in western Colorado.

03/18/2013

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