Judith Kohler, The Denver Post

Judith Kohler

The Denver Post

Denver, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Judith:

Colorado, Forest Service announce a first-of-its-kind deal for 43rd state park

A 488-acre parcel of land adjacent to the Flat Tops Wilderness Area that includes one of the state’s largest natural lakes will be Colorado’s 43rd state park. → Read More

More than a “gym and swim,” YMCA of Metro Denver looks to expand impact with makeover of flagship

After more than a year of social distancing, the YMCA of Metro Denver plans to remake its flagship center with the goals of bringing people together and building a stronger sense of community. → Read More

Two metro-area real estate deals fetch a total of nearly $58 million

In two separate transactions, DocuVault bought the West Sixth Commerce Center in Lakewood for $17.8 million and investment firms paid $40 million for a student housing community in Denver. → Read More

Rising natural gas prices may pose opportunity for industry, financial pain for consumers

The recovering economy is driving up natural gas prices, which could boost energy companies’ bottom lines but hit consumers in the wallet in Colorado and across the country. → Read More

After a year-plus of essential work, employees at Aurora HelloFresh pushing to unionize

Sisters Mary and Sarah Williams are proud to be among the essential workers who have gone to their job sites each day during the pandemic to produce goods to keep the country moving. → Read More

FedEx is the latest company to launch hiring blitz in Colorado

To gear up for the upcoming holiday season, FedEx is looking to hire 1,850 people and will hold an event Thursday in the Denver area as part of a nationwide search for new employees. → Read More

Low gas supplies, growing demand drive Xcel Energy’s request for new rate increase in Colorado

Xcel Energy customers in Colorado will see higher bills starting Oct. 1 if state regulators approve the utility's request for a rate increase. → Read More

From Western Slope to Eastern Plains, Colorado agriculture under pressure to adapt to warming world

From the West Slope to the southeastern part of the state, Colorado farmers and ranchers are facing the immediate effects of drought while steeling themselves to survive over the long haul in a warming world. → Read More

Energy showdown: Member co-op blasts “Hotel California” contracts with regional power provider

Skirmishes between Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and member cooperatives that have asked for more flexibility and buy-out fees are seen as a microsm of the struggles of a changing energy landscape. → Read More

Threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse could get boost from new conservation venture

A new, first-of-its kind partnership in Colorado is bringing and private entities together to sustain a tiny mouse whose habitat has shrunk as development, livestock grazing and mining have increased along the Front Range. → Read More

Texas company launches massive wind-training site in Denver area

The demand for wind-energy workers is expected to surge in the next few years, and Colorado could be a major training ground for an industry looking to meet the need. → Read More

Vaccination, labor force participation rates helping fuel Colorado’s economic rebound

A record number of new business filings and high labor force participation and vaccination rates have state officials and economic experts bullish on Colorado's continuing recovery from the pandemic's economic ills. → Read More

Labor shortages stink, for some worse than others as trash collection suffers delays in Denver, suburbs

There's waiting longer for a table or dinner at a restaurant because of labor shortages. Then there's waiting for someone to pick up a full-to-the-brim trash can sitting in 90-plus-degree summer heat. Cities and companies are also coping with a shortage of trask truck drivers and helpers. → Read More

Rental car shortage a problem for travelers of all stripes, including MLB All-Star Game fans

Matt Kelley lives in Denver and works for Major League Baseball, but he's like people traveling to the Mile High City for the All-Star Game: he needs a car. Kelley and others looking to rent cars are finding higher prices and a limited supply as companies wrestle with the fallout from the pandemic. → Read More

State office to help communities, workers transition from coal gets $15 million boost

A bill signed into law Wednesday will provide $15 million in funding for what Gov. Jared Polis calls "an important down payment" on helping workers and communities make the transition to a clean-energy economy. → Read More

Bigger, cheaper, faster: Colorado company advances its technology to harness the wind

A Denver company has adapted a construction technique used in the oil and gas industry to make bigger and cheaper wind-turbine towers faster, setting the stage for it to help expand wind power on the East Coast and offshore. The Department of Energy has awarded Keystone Tower Systems grants to help develop equipment to manufacture its spiral-welded, tapered wind towers. → Read More

State agency urges public to respect the “wild” in wildlife and give animals their space

There's a reason they're called wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking people to respect that the wild animals they love to watch in the great outdoors can be unpredictable, especially this time of year when they have young ones. → Read More

Crews respond to large oil well fire in Bennett, area around site closed off

Teams from the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office and several oher Denver-area emergency agenices have responded to an oil well fire in Bennet. → Read More

Golden Fire Department rescuing injured climber in Clear Creek Canyon

The rescue of an injured climber has closed U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon. The Colorado State Patrol said the Golden Fire Department is rescuing the badly injured climber. → Read More

Colonial Pipeline shutdown poses no roadblocks for Colorado drivers, experts say

There's good news about the Colonial Pipeline: it's back online. The even better news is that Colorado wasn't affected by the shutdown of the oil pipeline and shouldn't be as it takes a few days for operations to return to normal. → Read More