Aging association AARP sponsored this year's opening night party at Denver Startup Week. “As soon as people say, ‘Why is AARP involved in Denver Startup Week,’ we’ve won. We get to explain why,” said Bob Murphy, state director of 700,000-member AARP Colorado. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

Denver Startup Week isn’t just for Denverites. It’s drawing people from across the U.S.

With attendees from nearly every state, the entrepreneurial event finds appeal among seniors, artists and outsiders

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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.