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Colorado wildfire update: Blazes take toll on stressed wildlife, humans warned to take precautions 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 182,000 acres of land have been scorched by Colorado wildfire this season and the damage is taking a toll on wildlife.
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Colorado wildfire update: Colorado has the highest number of active wildfires in the country 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
While still early in the wildfire season, drought-plagued Colorado is outpacing all other U.S. states when it comes to the number of actively-burning wildfires, according to federal statistics.
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Colorado wildfire update: Spring Creek fire set to become 2nd largest in state history 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a dozen wildfires burned Monday across Colorado as dozens more burned across the western United States.
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Feds take charge of Lake Christine Fire, but it likely will burn for weeks 6.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal resources are pouring into the mid-Roaring Fork Valley to take command of the battle to corral the Lake Christine Fire after local firefighters saved hundreds of homes during a "chaotic" period.
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Colorado wildlife officials save bear cub whose feet were burned in 416 fire; blaze is 41,617 acres 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Her feet severely burned and her mother nowhere in sight, firefighters rescued a bear cub injured in the 416 fire burning outside of Durango last week.
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 letters: Response to Beauprez, Huckabee Sanders denied 27.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
A response to Bob Beauprez Re: “Throwing money at the EPA won’t fix it,” June 17 commentary by Bob Beauprez.
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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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Rainy weather halts growth of 416 wildfire near Durango 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
For the first time since it started June 1, the 416 fire did not increase in size Monday, authorities said.
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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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PHOTOS: Pictures of the week for June 11-17, 2018 18.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Best news photos of the week for June 11-17, 2018.
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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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Wild horses in drought-hit Sand Wash Basin won’t have water hauled in 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The wild horses in Moffat County's Sand Wash Basin will not be receiving supplemental water, at least not right now.
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Aspen officials invest nearly $2 million on electric bus project 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Aspen's elected officials this week committed to spending $1.8 million for a fleet of battery-powered buses that are expected to hit the streets next year.
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Rollover crash on I-25 causes injuries, fuel spill, closes roads and detours buses 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A rollover crash on Interstate 25 that caused a hazardous materials fuel spill on the highway has closed roads Thursday morning, Denver police confirmed.
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Congress’s mining rider would put us in the hole 8.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
In 2015, polluted water spilled out of the Gold King mine turning the Animas River -- the lifeblood of La Plata County -- a toxic orange. The recovery has begun, but it is a slow process; the cost of cleanup is difficult to predict, but will be in the millions.
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What to do when you’re put on a pre-evacuation notice for a wildfire 3.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
As the 416 Fire burns just north of Durango, La Plata County offered these tips for how residents can ready themselves in case an evacuation becomes necessary.
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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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CDPHE hits Western Sugar with $2 million fine in deal aimed at cleaning up air, land and water at Fort Morgan facility 21.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have settled a dispute with the Western Sugar Cooperative by imposing a $2 million fine for violating state environmental laws -- violations that include odor emissions, unauthorized spills of fecal coliform and sulfide, and illegal stockpiling of waste including coal ash.
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 21.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.
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