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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Oct. 14 – 20 20.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Elk fire in Larimer County is 100% contained, firefighters will continue work this weekend 19.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Elk fire, burning in Larimer County in the Red Feather Lakes area, is 100% contained, according to the sheriff's office.
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Elk Fire in Larimer County now 40 percent contained, firefighters battling 662-acres of prescribed and new burn 17.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Elk Fire in Larimer County did not grow overnight and stands at 662 acres.
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A viral video of a Colorado pastor cleansing his congregation after a gay speaker prompted outrage. Here’s how they reconciled. 17.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
This is the story of what happens when faith, personal expression and sexual identity collide -- and how a tense town in southern Colorado talked its way out of trouble.
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“Are we guardians or gardeners?” Decker fire highlights debate about how to fight wildfires in wilderness areas 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Some residents of nearby communities dealing with weeks of smoke-choked skies are questioning why federal responders didn't do more to combat the Decker Fire south of Salida when it was less than 1,000 acres burning exclusively in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness.
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Decker fire near Salida grows 800 acres, sparking contingency plans 15.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Decker fire near Salida grew 800 acres overnight, causing federal fire managers to reassess their plan of attack, officials said Monday.
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Decker fire flares despite cold night temps, forcing federal forest officials to pull back 755 firefighters 14.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 7,326-acre wildfire sparked by lightning in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness more than a month ago flared up Sunday, spreading despite freezing night temperatures, forcing new evacuations near towns along the Arkansas River and emitting smoky particulate plumes that raised health concerns.
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California bans for-profit prisons and immigrant detention facilities 12.10.2019 LA Times: Business

AB 32 will prevent the state from entering into or renewing contracts with for-profit prison companies after Jan. 1, 2020, and phases out such facilities by 2028.

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Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliffs of Mesa Verde National Park home will be repatriated as part of an agreement between Finland and the United States.
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Wildfire in Eagle County closes Interstate 70 near Wolcott 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A stretch of Interstate 70 in Eagle County is closed by a wildfire.
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Colorado wildfire update: Bald Mountain fire in Jeffco 100% contained, Decker fire burning beetle-kill trees 24.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It's the first day of fall, and while this summer was relatively quiet on the wildfire front in Colorado, there are a few still burning across the state.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Sept. 16-22 22.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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Multiple wildfires burning in Colorado, knocking out power northwest of Fort Collins and forcing evacuations near Bailey 16.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Hot weather and dry conditions favored wildfires burning on more than 1,250 acres around Colorado on Sunday evening, including fires near where homes have been built in forests northwest of Fort Collins, and southwest of metro Denver near Bailey, where firefighters were deployed to suppress flames.
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Hunt Fire in northwest Colorado now 40 percent contained 14.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The wildfire, which started Sept. 5 in Rio Blanco County as a result of lightning, has increased to nearly 2,700 acres following Friday's burn.
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A nomadic plumber found mysterious stones on his land — so he became the first person to return land to the Ute Indian Tribe 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Rich Snyder is the first person in recent memory to give land as a form of reparations for the Ute Indian Tribe. It cost him almost everything.
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Hunt fire in northwest Colorado grows to 2,300 acres 8.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A wildfire in northwest Colorado, about 26 miles west of Meeker, has grown to 2,300 acres, officials said Sunday.
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Missing Western Slope man, 82, found along San Miguel River by grandson in kayak 6.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
An 82-year-old man reported missing Monday evening on the Western Slope was found Wednesday, lying along a bank on the San Miguel River, by his grandson who was in a kayak on the river as part of a search team. 
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Shawnee Peak Fire near Kenosha Pass is 40% contained 31.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass since Monday continued to creep and smolder Friday in the Lost Creek Wilderness, according to a news release from the Pike and San Isabel National Forests Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands Fire Information.
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Firefighters continue to battle wildfire near Kenosha Pass 27.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
The fire was limited Tuesday morning due to higher humidity overnight. As of Monday night, the fire was burning 40 acres and was 0% contained.
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