Island Lake with Titcomb Towers as a backdrop in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A Colorado photographer thought he was alone in the Wyoming mountains. Then he heard a rescue helicopter.

Dean Krakel accidentally triggered a tricky search and rescue operation while sleeping in his tent -- something that can happen with satellite messengers

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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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How to close the technology gender gap? A Colorado-launched effort starts with making sure stories don’t go untold

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.