A sign on a gate leading to property owned by Michael and Phillis Reilly. The Reillys' property sits right next to a marijuana grow warehouse. Photographed on Oct. 28, 2018. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

How a property dispute over views and smells could pose a major threat to Colorado’s marijuana industry

A lawsuit going to trial on Monday could create a blueprint for using the federal RICO act to take down marijuana businesses in civil court

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Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

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Colorado’s Catholic churches will open records to independent investigator in effort to account for alleged sex abuse

Prompted by a Pennsylvania grand jury’s bombshell report last year, the Colorado effort is aimed at giving alleged victims recognition, solace. Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer will lead the review.

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Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”

April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings