One of the “tens of thousands” of fish that died in the Animas River after runoff full of ash and sediment from the 416 fire turned the river dark brown. (Joe Lewandowski, Colorado Parks and WIldlife)

Colorado fish are catching the brunt of continuing drought, wildfire runoff

Aquatic life has already seen its habitat diminished significantly in the throes of drought

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Cordillera resort to reopen as tony drug-treatment facility for “seriously underserved population” — the wealthy

After five lawsuits and lots of controversy, the upscale rehab center is first of its kind in Colorado, but there are thousands in California leading state to draft a raft of regulations

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Lobbying is big money in Colorado. But the spending is difficult to track.

So far in the 2019 legislative session, about 500 lobbyists are registered to influence state lawmakers and officials. That’s five for every legislator.