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This Year’s Drought Could Be Worse Than Year Of The Hayman Fire

Much of Colorado’s fire risk is due to drought conditions settling in over much of the state, and this week Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a major water conservation bill into law.


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Colorado Lawmakers Promote Electronic Recycling Bill

Henry Renteria-Vigil, once a welfare recipient, found his riches in the wastelands of Colorado’s landfills.


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Bill Hopes To Fight Bark Beetle, Revive Dying Industry, Create Jobs

The bark beetle has killed 4 million acres of trees across Colorado, and now one state lawmaker is pushing a new plan to attack back. The bill banks on reviving a dying industry and creating new jobs.


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Bickering Continues Over Colorado District Lines

Colorado lawmakers are running out of time to strike a deal on new congressional district lines.


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Home-Cooked Foods Wins Colorado Senate Approval

A proposed “cottage foods” designation allowing farmers to sell foods prepared right out of their kitchens is a step closer to approval in Colorado.