New state senators are sworn into office on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the Colorado legislature's opening day. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Nicolais: If the chaotic session didn’t whet business’ appetite to participate in Democratic primaries, it should have

With the slow decline of the Colorado Republican Party, the business community may be forced into Democratic primaries to stave off policies it perceives as the most detrimental

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Idaho Springs voters will decide whether to recall Mayor Michael Hillman after signatures are verified

Recall backers collected about twice the number of signatures required. The recall election will be held in February, March or April

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BLM, citing public ire, demands intensive review of test bores before mine above Glenwood Springs can expand

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow a limestone quarry that many worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm its beloved hot springs