The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirms DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter on April 29 near Kremmling prove the animal is in fact a wild gray wolf.
Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode regional cooperation crucial to managing the scarce resource.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is directing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to review its system of penalties and fines, to make sure public health, safety and the environment are protected.
Homeowners in an Aurora neighborhood scheduled a meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns about a proposed drilling and fracking project coming near their homes.