Posts tagged: Colorado
Colorado's elk, deer lure hunters despite new gun laws
After Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a trio of new gun bills into law earlier this year, there was a public outcry and a warning that hunters would shy away from the Centennial State, but preliminary numbers on nonresident and resident hunting permits for elk and deer indicate that thousands more were sold this year than last.
— Denver Post
On Saturday, five men participating in the Rocky Mountain High Backcountry Bash on Colorado's Loveland Pass were killed by an avalanche, the deadliest in the state since 1962.
The Backcountry Bash was a fundraiser for the area avalanche center. —Denver Post