Perched like a castle on a hill, the former Cordillera Lodge & Spa, about 40 minutes from Vail ski area, is undergoing a $20 million renovation to become a substance abuse treatment center. Residents in the surrounding Cordillera neighborhood, where homes sell for many millions of dollars, sued five times to stop the conversion. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Cordillera resort to reopen as tony drug-treatment facility for “seriously underserved population” — the wealthy

After five lawsuits and lots of controversy, the upscale rehab center is first of its kind in Colorado, but there are thousands in California leading state to draft a raft of regulations

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Colorado Supreme Court weighs legality of state’s 15-round limit on gun magazines

The magazine-limit law was passed in 2013, a year after the Aurora theater shooting

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In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan

Gov. Jared Polis also says he wants to work with the legislature to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding, which could mean some form of a tax increase. One option is to take a regional approach as opposed to a statewide one.