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Funds to build new Colorado state park in coronavirus limbo


DENVER (AP) — The deal went down on a picnic table in Broomfield on April 1.

"The quietest acquisition of a $25 million property no one ever heard of," GOCO boss Chris Castilian said.

With a notary public standing 6 feet away, a flurry of signatures transferred southern Colorado's 30 square-mile Fishers Peak to the state of Colorado. The undeveloped, wildlife-rich parcel is set to become Colorado's 42nd state park.

But while the acquisition is complete — the deal was formally announced earlier this month— funding for the development of the park remains in limbo as lawmakers slash mo...

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