Crews at Loveland ski area began making snow early Monday, Oct. 8 as temperatures dropped. Cold temperatures have allowed the resort to blow snow through the week. (Dustin Schaefer, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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

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Nicolais: Some sun in the dark clouds of the opioid epidemic

Government programs and healthcare innovators, including many in Colorado, have begun introducing potential solutions to combat the myriad of problems created by opioid misuse