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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Gov. Polis prioritizes education in first budget request, but Democratic lawmakers are skeptical

Democratic budget writers worry the money for full-day kindergarten isn’t sustainable. And they want money for transportation

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U.S. Forest Service has built a wild horse pen that could allow it to sell the animals for slaughter

The U.S. Forest Service, however, denies claims by horse advocates it has made up its mind to sell the more than 250 horses for slaughter

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Pueblo is about to elect its first mayor in decades. Will this be the solution the city is looking for?

Nick Gradisar and Steve Nawrocki, both longtime fixtures in Pueblo politics, are running to be the city’s first mayor in roughly six decades