Teachers, students and supporters picket in front of East High School as Denver Public School teachers enter their first day of strikes on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How long will the Denver teachers strike last? Past strikes and present considerations offer clues.

The Denver teachers union and Denver Public Schools are slated to resume talks on Tuesday

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U.S. water chief praises Colorado River deal, but she also sees challenges

The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry

Colorado may try to import prescription drugs from more countries than just Canada

The idea is one of several lawmakers are drafting, as Gov. Jared Polis’ administration signals a new campaign to fight rising pharmaceutical costs

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A Colorado avalanche instructor’s survey of backcountry skiers’ preparedness had “shocking” results

Vail’s Kelli Rohrig said her informal study also showed that many people had close calls with slides and some had event been caught in them