An aircraft releases a fire-retardant solution to help stop the spreading of Black Forest Fire on June 12, 2013. (Photo provided by the U.S. Army and taken by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division)

Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.

Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade

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In crowded 2020 Democratic field, a clear top tier emerges. Colorado’s candidates are not in it.

Even with six months to go in the campaign, strict debate standards and cash flow issues are separating the candidates

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More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work

Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education

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BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

While the job number for Grand Junction might not be eye-popping, the people who are slated to move there are top-level brass