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Ernest LuningErnest LuningAugust 21, 20178min1370

Picture six Broncos games getting out at the same time on the same stretch of road. That's what traffic generated by Monday's total eclipse of the sun — a once-in-a-century event in these parts — could amount to, the Colorado Department of Transportation is warning state motorists. And for those stuck in traffic between Friday and Monday, AAA Colorado has some tips and a musical playlist guaranteed to brighten even the darkest day.


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Tom RamstackTom RamstackNovember 22, 201611min77

“A Trump presidency could well be devastating to Colorado’s lands, waters and the environment,” said Pete Maysmith, executive director of the Denver-based environmental group Conservation Colorado. “Someone who has called climate science a hoax and wants to put an oil executive in charge of our public lands does not inspire confidence in ensuring our country is a leader in the effort to address the climate crisis.” Conservation Colorado, which supports the Clean Power Plan, says coal-fired power plants create special dangers for the state. “Carbon pollution and climate change are extremely dangerous, threatening Colorado with prolonged droughts, decreased snowpack, and bigger and more dangerous wildfires,” Maysmith said.