Lake Powell has declined almost 95 feet since 2000, reaching a critically low level that is prompting historic plans to fill the reservoir on the Arizona - Utah border. (Jed Selby, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“We all know the clock is ticking”: Colorado, other western states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Arizona has been the holdout, with farmers, cities, Indian tribes and lawmakers in the state set to be first to feel the pinch still negotiating how to deal with water cutback

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record

There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.