Pueblo County's courthouse on Dec. 12, 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportation

Under current Colorado law, a Class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of a year. By reducing that to 364 days, people with visas or permanent legal status would be protected from facing mandatory deportation proceedings.

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Is Colorado’s 2019 ballot question about TABOR spending caps really a tax hike? The answer is sort of.

The question at the heart of the political debate for November's ballot leads to two correct and seemingly contradictory answers

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In rare case, Colorado judge says permit must be reheard because of contributions to county commissioner’s campaign

A district court judge in Larimer County has ruled that landowners’ donations influenced vote cast by county Commissioner Tom Donnelly

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Fish ladders and boat chutes part of a massive dam rebuild on the Arkansas River

In the process of rebuilding a diversion to get river water to thirsty cities, Colorado Springs and Aurora collaborated with wildlife, environmental and recreational interests for ambitious infrastructure upgrade