The Uber app displayed on a phone on October 1, 2018. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Uber to bolster driver background checks in Colorado, at a cost of $2.4 million annually, after state sanction

The change comes after the ride-sharing service is expected to settle an $8.9 million fine by the state for using drivers with criminal convictions

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.