Marise Cipriani bought the 5,000-acre Granby Ranch ski area in 1995, seen here in December before the resort opened. As she negotiates the sale, lenders are lining up for payment. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Lawsuits, lenders and irked homeowners creating chaos around the sale of Granby Ranch ski resort

Marise Cipriani is hoping to close sale next month of the Grand County ski and golf resort she’s owned since 1995

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How will Western water be affected by climate change? A tiny Colorado flower may have the answer

Researchers are scouring the landscape near Crested Butte to gather data and inform climate computer models used around the world

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Colorado public option opponents accused of trying to “weaponize” doctors against health insurance proposal

PATH, an organization backed by Colorado hospitals, is encouraging medical professionals to speak out against the soon-to-come public health insurance option legislation

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“I can’t afford to live here”: Colorado teachers plea for wage help, but solutions still prove divisive

Democrats are proposing a state fund for pay increases while Republican lawmakers want to give bonuses to high-performing teachers. But, either way, the path for state funds to reach teacher paychecks remains tricky.