Customers wait their turn in line, many for up to an hour, in the Crested Butte Post Office on Dec. 31, 2018. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Amazon deliveries — essential in Colorado mountain towns — causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

In “end-of-the-pavement” communities like Crested Butte, the once-simple practice of picking up mail has turned into day-long waits and lost packages

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Fort Collins police defend investigation in fatal shooting case, despite errors noted by prosecutors

Evidence problems stopped Finnegan Daly's family from securing a tougher sentence in the Colorado State University student's death

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Nearly 600 uncounted 2019 ballots have been found in a western Colorado county

The missing ballots would not have changed the results of any of the 2019 elections, Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters said