Delta-Montrose Electric Association Renewable Energy Engineer James Heneghan inspects a gate where water enters a hydroelectric power plant located on a canal fed with water from the Gunnison Tunnel June 4, 2013, near Montrose. Construction of the power plant began in March 2012 to generate electricity from water. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Small hydropower providers are hoping it’s their time to shine as Colorado moves toward a renewables future

“My dream is to get to the world where hydropower is like rooftop solar," said Kurt Johnson, a hydropower advocate who co-authored the Colorado Energy Office’s “2015 Small Hydropower Handbook.”

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Michael Bloomberg has created a parallel presidential race in states like Colorado. Can he win?

Skipping the early voting states and banking on success in later delegate-rich contests has never been done successfully.

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Michael Bennet on why America should keep tabs on the impeachment trial, even if the trajectory won’t change

Bennet, Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator, says he thinks Senate Republicans -— “if (they) have any self respect” — should let former national security adviser John Bolton testify

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Most Colorado teacher prep programs don’t teach reading well, report says. University leaders don’t buy it.

While many higher education leaders discount the report as an unreliable gauge of whether teacher prep programs adequately train teachers on reading instruction, there’s no debate that far too many children struggle with reading