Avery Fails, a senior at Erie High School, points out the mechanics of her aircraft called "Anaconda" in the aerospace lab at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools in Longmont, Colorado, on Monday, April 1, 2019. (Austin Humphreys, Special to The Colorado Sun)

St. Vrain, with a decade of momentum, is on a “high-tech high” that’s gaining national attention for its students and teachers

Innovations that emphasize real-world experience have northern Colorado students working on everything from rescuing endangered frogs in Peru to using drones to deliver mail

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Michael Bennet proposes a $1 trillion climate change fund, wants net-zero U.S. emissions by 2050

Bennet, who is running for president in 20202, said he tried to design the plan so any subsequent Republican administrations could not easily overturn his actions

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Sunriser: Colorado’s 20,669 gun deaths / Mushrooms as medicine in Denver? / Severe abortion law failed in Colorado (for now) / much more

Gun-storage laws are in the conversation after the STEM School shooting, plus the latest and greatest stories from around the state.

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Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening

Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children