The tilde in Cañon City's name has become its symbol and is sported on shirts, signs and souvenirs. (Sue McMillin, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Cañon City seeks a makeover to become a destination, not just a drive-through prison town

New businesses, outdoor recreation options and a dose of town pride has residents hoping more tourists will stop and stay in the historic town.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published
Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Will you conserve water, “For the Love of Colorado”?

“No one will ever consider wasting water once this campaign is done,” Denver Metro Chamber president Kelly Brough said of a new campaign to prevent Colorado from becoming high and dry.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

“There is a lot of uncertainty”: Outdoor industry facing $1.5 billion in monthly losses from Trump’s trade war

“This trade war, it’s having the opposite effect of its intention,” one industry representative said.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Lottery doesn’t have to pay jackpot winner full prize — even if the others he shared it with cheated, court rules

Amir Massihzadeh is going to have to settle for the $568,990 he walked away with, the court found