Environment

12:30pm

Wed May 30, 2012
The Two-Way

New Mexico Wildfire Now Biggest In State History

A wildfire that has burned 265 square miles of the Gila National Forest in New Mexico is now burning across 170,000 acres. That makes it the biggest wildfire in state history.

As the AP reports, this fire eclipses a blaze last year that burned 159,593 acres in Las Conchas and threatened the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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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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