The beer aisle at a Safeway in Denver sits half empty waiting for full-strength beer, which grocers can begin to sell on Jan. 1, 2019, under a new law. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

The end of 3.2 beer in Colorado: What to know about the law taking effect Jan. 1, 2019

The largest grocers in Colorado plan to stock full-strength beer for the first time on New Year's Day, a change made possible by a sweeping overhaul of the state's Prohibition-era laws.

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

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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.