The prescribed burn that roared out of control, claiming the lives of three nearby residents and scaring hundreds of others is just the beginning of what could be a frighteningly long fire season in Colorado.
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Trout habitat will be cut in half in the western United States over the next 70 years if current climate change trends continue, according to a federally funded study conducted by 11 scientists from various federal agencies, conservation groups and universities, including Colorado State in Fort Collins.
Outgoing Gov. Bill Ritter announced today he will become director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University. Effective Feb. 1, Ritter also will assume the title of senior scholar at CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability.
Some key Colorado politicians seem to like the state’s controversial roadless rule – submitted last week to the Obama administration – but a lot of scientists and environmentalists clearly aren’t convinced.
When it comes to college football and politics, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz knows better than most that revenge is indeed a dish best served cold; he just wishes his consumption of those dishes ate up a little less airtime on CNN’s “Freshman Year.”
Parachute has been hit hard by the current slowdown in natural gas drilling. Mayor Roy McClung has watched school enrollments fall and rental vacancies rise over the last year in this mountain town. He now plans to join many of…
A Larimer County judge this afternoon ordered the Colorado State University Board of Governors to make public further recordings of a closed-door session last month during which it secretly interviewed candidates for the university’s new chancellorship and decided to select its vice chairman Joe Blake as sole finalist for the position.
Judge Stephen Schapanski’s ruling comes in a case brought by The Colorado Independent, the Fort Collins’ Coloradoan and the Pueblo Chieftain, which argued the university violated state open meetings laws in its search for a chancellor.
The Colorado State University board of governors is moving to install its own former vice chairman, Joe Blake, as system chancellor this month after making little effort to directly address concerns about the lack of transparency that marred the chancellor search process this spring.
U.S. Sen. John Ensign, the Nevada Republican who shocked — shocked! — the political world Tuesday night when he announced in Las Vegas he had recently “violated the vows” of his marriage by having an affair with a campaign staffer married to a former Senate aide, has a couple ties to Colorado.
In recent years, colleges and universities have encountered increasing pressure to operate like businesses. As the logic goes, businesses must survive in a cutthroat climate of unfettered competition and, thus, their organizations need to be leaner, more efficient and more responsive to the needs of their customers than not-for-profit organizations, such as colleges and universities.