Industrial hemp grows on a farm in Montrose County, where there are about 31 registered growers cultivating the cousin to marijuana in 50 fields.(William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Wine, peaches and CBD: Hemp fills gaps in the Western Slope’s orchards and vineyards

Tourists report the smell of change wafting over the region, but not all orchardmen have bought into the latest cash crop

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Michael Bloomberg has created a parallel presidential race in states like Colorado. Can he win?

Skipping the early voting states and banking on success in later delegate-rich contests has never been done successfully.

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Michael Bennet on why America should keep tabs on the impeachment trial, even if the trajectory won’t change

Bennet, Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator, says he thinks Senate Republicans -— “if (they) have any self respect” — should let former national security adviser John Bolton testify

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Most Colorado teacher prep programs don’t teach reading well, report says. University leaders don’t buy it.

While many higher education leaders discount the report as an unreliable gauge of whether teacher prep programs adequately train teachers on reading instruction, there’s no debate that far too many children struggle with reading