April and Steve Carver twice passed on the opportunity to purchase the historic Redstone Castle in Pitkin County. But when it was offered at auction in 2016 for $2 million they bid and soon were able to begin overhauling the 42-room Tudor-style manse built by coal baron John Osgood. The work included lengthy negotiations related to the commercial uses of the property that were restricted by preservation easements applied after the castle was seized by the federal government during a Ponzi-scheme investigation. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”

April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings

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In crowded 2020 Democratic field, a clear top tier emerges. Colorado’s candidates are not in it.

Even with six months to go in the campaign, strict debate standards and cash flow issues are separating the candidates

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More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work

Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education

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BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

While the job number for Grand Junction might not be eye-popping, the people who are slated to move there are top-level brass