Amazon's second 4-star store nationwide opened in Lone Tree at the Park Meadows Mall. The Seattle company continues to expand in Colorado and is still considering Denver for its second headquarters. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

Denver is still in the running for Amazon’s HQ2, according to Colorado officials

Despite reports that two East Coast cities nabbed HQ2, Amazon says Denver hasn’t been eliminated, though it may be a smaller piece of Amazon that lands in Colorado

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Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?

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Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.

The expansion goes nicely with the state’s goal to get rural Colorado up to speed -- to 92% by June from 87% today