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Weekend rains slow but don’t extinguish 416 fire north of Durango 18.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Steady weekend rains in southwest Colorado kept the 416 fire from growing much, but the storm wasn't enough to knock it out.
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5 years after Black Forest fire, danger looms 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
When Frances Burke's children were young, one of them carved "I love Mom" into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace.
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416 fire grows to 32,959 acres, containment rises to 18 percent 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
An ever-growing number of firefighters are battling the 416 fire north of Durango as it continues to scorch its way through the San Juan National Forest, authorities say.
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Trump administration plan for oil and gas drilling stirs debate in pristine Colorado wilderness 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Politicians and conservationists this week can see the stakes as the federal government pushes to open 18,000 acres to oil and gas development near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. But low-income Huerfano County is in a quandary over a seeming choice between environmental protection and fossil fuel dollars.
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416 fire north of Durango grows to nearly 17,000 acres, almost doubling in 24 hours, with new evacuations ordered 10.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Sunday morning's flyover of the 416 fire north of Durango brought news that had been feared, but expected given the tinderbox weather conditions: The blaze nearly doubled in 24 hours and has now burned 16,766 acres.
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“It wasn’t his ashes”: Suspicions about Colorado funeral home’s body parts business grew amid lax state regulations 10.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
After the FBI raided a Montrose funeral home earlier this year, allegations emerged of bodies being sold for profit and cement mix being passed off as cremated remains. Why didn't Colorado's funeral home regulators catch Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors sooner?
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Denver homeowners caught in affordable housing quagmire now finding insurance claim denials in their mailboxes 4.6.2018 Denver Post: Business
Title companies who insured Denver home buyers when they bought income-restricted housing they weren't qualified to own are now telling those people they are on their own in dealing with the fallout of those purchases.
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CU begins testing blood of people who may have consumed water contaminated by chemicals in firefighting foam used on Peterson AFB 3.6.2018 Denver Post: Business
Two years after revelations that one of mankind's hardest-to-get-rid-of chemicals has contaminated groundwater tapped by communities south of Colorado Springs, full investigation of the harm still isn't done.
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Electric-scooter sharing company Bird lands in Denver but city puts up stop sign 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The electric-scooter infiltration of Denver continued as Bird, an electric vehicle sharing company, launched its fleet of electric-scooters Friday.
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Man drowns while swimming in creek in central Colorado 29.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A 45-year-old man drowned while swimming in Clear Creek near Golden.
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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
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Navajo Nation, EPA question plan to open land near Great Sand Dunes for oil, gas drilling 25.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
A federal push to open some of Colorado's most pristine and delicate high country to oil and gas drilling -- land near two sacred Navajo mountains touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness --  faces growing opposition.
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Efforts failing to save U.S. West sagebrush land, officials say 25.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird.
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Two huge wins for Colorado’s conservation future 22.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado’s iconic mountain ranges, farms and ranchlands, parks, rivers and open spaces are an undeniable part of our shared identity as Coloradans. We live in a state where three in four residents consider themselves conservationists, and 87% understand that Colorado’s open lands and outdoor lifestyle give the state an economic advantage.
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As drought and wildfires exacerbate flood risk, Colorado mayors tackle the problem head-on 22.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
With over 4 million Coloradans experiencing drought conditions and the largest coverage of extreme drought our state has seen since 2013, most of us are focused not on an excess of rain and flooding, but its absence.
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Democrats see primary land mines, fresh faces and leftward pull in 2018 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Democrats in Washington have sought to prevent a progressive insurgency and cluttered California primaries from imperiling their chances of retaking the House.
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How Water World has gardened with its patrons in mind — no matter how many legs they have 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Sanctuary, by definition means a place of refuge or safety, a nature reserve, which is what Hyland Hills Water World has created as the park has evolved over nearly 40 years.
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PHOTOS: Today in History – May 18 17.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Today in history is a collection of images from around the world depicting life and important events. You’ll find images from wars, historic moments and vintage images of celebrities. 
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Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all that drilling will affect water quality and climate change.
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Across the aisle: India is failing the test on J&K 13.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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