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Latest Stories (7)

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.

Fireproofing your home in the wilderness

Jul 3, 2013
Hundreds of homes have already been lost to wildfires this summer. There are ways to make these houses less likely to burn, but fire mitigation is a hard sell to homeowners.

Despite wildfires, more homes built in forests

Jul 2, 2013
Why more and more homes are going up in the country’s most fire-prone areas.

Homeowners question association fees

Dec 28, 2012
An estimated one-fifth of Americans pay fees to homeowners associations, or HOAs. Many of them wonder if they're getting their money's worth.

Drought? What drought? Homeowners fined for brown lawns

Jul 27, 2012
A homeowners association in Denver has issued hundred of tickets to residents this year for failing to keep up their lawns in the drought.

Wildfires stifle Colorado's tourism industry

Jun 29, 2012
As wildfires rage across Colorado, state officials are being cautious in how they describe the conflagration, hoping not to scare away its major tourism industry, like it did in 2002.

Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.