Chris Thibodeau surveys the new canning line donated to Metropolitan State University by Cask Global Canning Solutions. Thibodeau is a student at the university's brewing program and an intern at Tivoli Brewing in Denver. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

Behold, the almighty can is the new king of craft beer

Oskar Blues in Colorado started the can revolution in craft beer, and now others are recognizing its advantages. Believe it or not: For beer quality, cans are actually better.

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Colorado issues, like fracking and marijuana, divide the Democratic candidates for president

A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues

Voter guide: Where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on Colorado issues

Ahead of the state’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday, the Democratic candidates talk health care, marijuana, education, public land and beer

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Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes

Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.