The website for Airbnb's Colorado listings as seen on Sept. 27, 2018. Lawmakers have suggested a major tax change for short-term rental properties that could drastically change the industry as it stands in Colorado. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Plan to quadruple property tax rates for Colorado’s short-term rentals is nixed

At Wednesday’s committee meeting, many homeowners spoke out against the proposal to raise property-tax rates for homes they rent on the short-term market

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Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.

By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies

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Colorado wildlife officials have already put down 12 bears this year. Can a new Denver Zoo exhibit help reverse the trend?

Denver Zoo’s Harmony Hill aims to teach visitors how to keep bears -- and themselves -- safe