Voters cast ballots at a polling location in Denver on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

A look at the long list of historical firsts Colorado reached with its 2018 elections

From the first transgender state representative to the first openly gay governor in the nation, there was a lot of ground broken on Nov. 6

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

New federal charges against Planned Parenthood gunman don’t necessarily equate to a faster outcome

If Robert Lewis Dear’s competency is questioned in the federal case, as it was in the state case, a resolution to the deadly 2015 shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs could still be far off

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Authorities identify Fort Collins woman killed in backcountry avalanche

Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak on Sunday