Colorado state Sen. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, speaks on Feb. 1, 2019, at a town hall meeting in Frisco on the high cost of health care in Colorado's mountain communities. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

To fund their No. 1 health care priority, Colorado lawmakers look to a new source: Money originally earmarked for affordable housing

The program would be smaller and hospitals would have to chip in less, but Colorado's reinsurance bill still faces hurdles

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Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

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A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.

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Colorado’s new strategy to prevent child sexual abuse zeroes in on every ZIP code

The child advocacy organization Illuminate Colorado is funding a program to train at least 5% of the population in each county