In 2012, 7.65 percent of proposed facilities had eight or more wells. In 2016, the share jumped to 43 percent.
The town of Palisade is the latest to welcome recreational marijuana, giving the industry a another foothold outside the Front Range.
Colorado is the nation’s most active state. More troubling though, are the state’s numbers when it comes to substance abuse.
A recent national study found 40 percent of caregivers said a client of theirs was the victim of financial abuse more than once -- a sharp rise from just two years earlier.
Colorado's 3rd District extends from the Western Slope to Pueblo. The fight over its congressional seat is one of Election 2016's unexpectedly competitive races.
Warren Winiarski was a winemaker for one of Colorado's early commercial wineries and returned to the state recently for the Colorado Wine Governor's Cup.
A wide range of cultural offerings along Colorado's Western Slope are happening in the month of February.
As 2013 comes to a close and 2014 approaches, Colorado arts and entertainment journalist April E. Clark offers some ideas of arts and culture events to check out on the Western Slope.