Jason Blevins

Position: The Colorado Sun

Colorado’s volunteer search and rescue teams are overwhelmed

It’s been 23 years since Colorado lawmakers last crafted legislation to help the state’s now 2,800 search and rescue volunteers . And with increasing calls stressing overwhelmed volunteers, they...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Avalanche terrain trap’ near Vail steals two lives

The three snowbikers were prepared with avalanche beacons, shovels and probe poles on Feb. 15. Two even carried avalanche airbag backpacks. They saw signs of avalanches on the slopes above the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey shows wide support for reintroducing wolves in Colorado

A study released this week by Colorado State University researchers suggests a majority of Coloradans intended to vote for wolf reintroduction on November’s ballot. The online survey of 734 state...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

West Slope lawmaker pumps the brakes on Colorado wolf

State Sen. Kerry Donovan wants to slow the roll on wolf reintroduction. The Vail Democrat, who represents seven Western Slope counties , has crafted legislation that allows Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rejects challenge to Colorado plan to kill bears and lions

A Denver District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit opposing Colorado wildlife officials’ plan to kill black bears and mountain lions as a way of boosting mule deer populations on the West Slope....

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf supporters say they have the signatures for ballot question

The fight to return wolves to Colorado’s West Slope begins now. Backers of a ballot initiative delivered thousands of voter signatures Tuesday to the secretary of state’s office in hopes of...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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