Where Coloradans stand on open space and housing costs shouldn't surprise most people.
Outdoors companies including RockyMounts and Timberleaf Teardrop Trailers are drawn to the quality of life and tax breaks.
Craig Fugate, who was just in Colorado, tells Colorado Matters why he was just in the state talking to various communities about preparedness.
The growth spurt outside the Front Range can be credited to Pueblo and Grand Junction finally shrugging off the effects of the Great Recession.
"There's many opportunities to make this a better state, and I don't see how the Olympics fit into that," said former Gov. Dick Lamm.
The regulations set requirements for installing, testing and shutting down flowlines, which carry oil and gas from wells to nearby equipment.
Meanwhile, Colorado's population grew by 11 percent from 2009 to 2016, to 5.55 million residents.
The City Council's action does allow for oil and gas developers to continue work if their development was already approved.
How do you balance homeownership, mineral rights and local control?
“Boy, we’ve sent a lot of our kids to Colorado after they graduate,” said UNK’s Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment. “We’d like to start getting some of those high school kids from Colorado to come to Nebraska.”