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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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.