Hemp grows in at a hemp farm in Montrose County. (Photo special to The Colorado Sun)

Sudden opposition flares toward Amendment X, the hemp measure unanimously approved by the Colorado legislature

Lawmaker who supported the ballot measure said the bill is "preemptive and proactive" to better prepare Colorado hemp industry for changes in federal law.

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After 12-day reopening, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to close on Sunday due to lack of snow

A-Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth said the mountain will close Sunday less than two weeks after reopening May 27

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Republicans stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year with delay tactics. Will it work again?

GOP lawmakers in the Colorado House launched an effort Friday to protest, and potentially even prevent, the measure’s passage. Democrats are signaling they will hold fast on a rule designed to boost vaccination rates.

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Vail Resorts lost $140 million after coronavirus forced its ski areas to close. That’s actually better than expected.

North America’s largest resort operator reported earnings on Thursday showing a smaller-than-projected loss after slashing budgets and spending in April.