Environment

5:29am

Mon May 28, 2012
Environment

Tax Break for Beetle-Kill Wood Products Expands

V Smoothe Creative Commons/Flickr

As vacationers head to the Colorado mountains this summer, it will be hard to miss the large swaths of dead and dying trees caused by the mountain pine and spruce beetle epidemic. But a bill signed into law earlier this month by Governor Hickenlooper could help speed up the recovery process.

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3:20pm

Wed May 23, 2012
Parks & Rec

Boulder Ranked 3rd Most Bike Friendly City

Another beautiful day at the Flat Irons in Boulder.
emerson12 Flickr - Creative Commons

12:25pm

Wed May 23, 2012

1:29pm

Tue May 22, 2012
Environment

Fracking Opponents Descend on Downtown Denver

Kids posing with anti-fracking shirts outside Republic Plaza in downtown Denver.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

The ongoing debate over fracking took another turn locally Tuesday when a group of northern Colorado moms opposed to the process took their case directly to an oil company that plans to drill near schools and homes.

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8:48am

Tue May 22, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

100% Containment Expected On Hewlett Fire Today

U.S. Forest Service

Warm temperatures are expected in Fort Collins today, but it shouldn’t stop firefighters from fully containing the Hewlett Fire northwest of town.

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