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Passengers disembark the Southwest Chief in La Junta in March 2018. (Jeff Thomas, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Amtrak vows to keep the Southwest Chief rolling through Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico — at least for another year

The Southwest Chief’s future was in peril because of Amtrak plans to suspend rail service along a section of the route and replace it with buses

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Lisa Calderón, Denver activist and Michael Hancock critic, announces run for mayor

Lisa Calderón joins a growing list of candidates vying to unseat Hancock next year

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Fact check: A look at what’s true (and what’s not) in the race between Mike Coffman and Jason Crow

A roundup of fact checks on TV ads in the 6th Congressional District race finds many problems with the political claims

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How Colorado’s ski resorts can continue making snow in drought years like this one

A dry season more than 40 years ago kicked off decades of aggressive water rights acquisition, storage and other techniques to keep the slopes white