Jake O'Connor checks out a ReActive Adaptations Hammerhead full-suspension bike he is designing and building in his Crested Butte shop. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

“This thing is going to change everything”: Crested Butte bike builder, after his own injury, delivers adventure to chair-bound athletes

ReActive Adaptations -- hand-cycles that start at around $8,000 -- bring paraplegics and quadriplegics back to trails

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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.