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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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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No more missed opportunities: Effort to document women’s tech contributions gets start in Colorado

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.