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  • On Thursday evening, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser visited Cortez as part of a listening session tour concerning the proposed Albertsons-Kroger merger. In the meeting, Weiser fielded questions on how this merger would impact southwest Coloradans. And Governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law Friday that creates a nontoxic bullet replacement program for hunters. The pilot program will provide vouchers for purchasing non-lead bullets. It will also focus on educating hunters.
  • Colorado lawmakers are advancing a pair of bills that aim to improve the state’s ability to investigate wildfires and get victims reimbursed quickly. And Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources is cracking down on people who have illegally obtained hunting permits.
  • Telluride's Valley Floor sits just west of Town. The protected open space is home to a gang of elk that use the land as calving and wintering grounds. Over the weekend a hunter killed an elk on property adjacent to the Valley Floor, stirring up outrage from some local residents. KOTO's Julia Caulfield has more.
  • Recent lightning has ignited several small wildfires across the San Juan National Forest; Leftover big game licenses for Colorado go on sale Tuesday, according to the state’s department of parks and wildlife; The San Juan, New Mexico County Fair is coming up.
  • In the remote Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of Alaska, many families practice subsistence hunting to get food on the table. Three students reconnected with that tradition during the pandemic.
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife is considering doubling the cost of in-state fishing and hunting licenses to help deal with what it calls “substantial budget…
  • The first case of chronic wasting disease in deer in Southwest Colorado has been reported.Colorado Parks and Wildlife says a deer found just east of…