Lance McDonald, director of programs for Telluride, on the deck of the just-opened 18-unit Boarding House, where 46 workers pay as little as $385 a month to live dormitory-style. When McDonald arrived in Telluride in the 1980s to work as an intern at city hall, he squatted in a cabin on U.S. Forest Service land. "How nice would this have been when I first got here?” he asked. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

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In Telluride, a constricted canyon of about 2,600 residents, housing programs have focused on options, meaning everything from dorm-style rentals and tiny homes to stand-alone single-family homes and four-bedroom apartments

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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