Makers Market, a locally-owned store in the Park Meadows Mall in Lone Tree, is an upbeat neighbor to the new Amazon 4-star store. Co-owner Lisa Roina feels her mix of local goods and enthusiasm can coexist next to the modern, data-collecting Amazon, which now pays workers $15 an hour. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

“The mall is really cutthroat.” Colorado retailers are desperate for entry-level workers as Amazon (and its $15/hr minimum) moves in

“We just can’t hire at $15 an hour. That’s why we’re here all the time.”

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Witnesses saw low-flying plane bank sharply before Broomfield crash that killed two, NTSB says

John Campbell, 58, and Tobias Campbell, 20, died in the crash. Both were from Erie.

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More Colorado ski areas — including Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen — to open early for 2018-19 season

Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years

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Three graphics that explain the 2018 election and Colorado’s political future

In the era of President Donald Trump, the GOP is seeing declines in key Colorado counties, a new analysis by The Colorado Sun shows