Mike Linquist, a 32-year-old Lafayette IT consultant, holds the white BACtrack breathalyzer in his left hand while running its smartphone app on his iPhone. He got the device for half price through CDOT and the manufacturer. (Kevin Simpson, The Colorado Sun)

CDOT invested nearly $1 million in federal funds to explore personal breathalyzers as an antidote to drunken driving. Can technology win out?

Free and discounted devices have added to an already receptive Colorado market, but some remain skeptical of their role.

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.