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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Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.

There was a sense this week that Trump's "go home" controversy marked an intensifying phase in the president's approach and that Cory Gardner may have offered an early clue for 2020 campaigns on how to respond

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A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.