The RTD University of Colorado A-Line platform at Peoria Street Station. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

RTD board candidate’s guilty plea in 2008 public benefits theft case could mean she’s ineligible to hold the job under the Colorado constitution

Shontel Lewis, candidate for the RTD board's district B, says: “I believe my eligibility should be based on the voters, not on a series of poor decisions I made over a decade ago at a time of trauma in my life.”

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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