Herb Myers gazes at one of the handwritten notes his wife, Kathy, left for him before she died. Kathy, who had a terminal respiratory disease, became possibly the first Colorado patient to use aid-in-dying medication to end her life. (Kevin Simpson, The Colorado Sun)

His wife was first to use Colorado’s aid-in-dying law. His advocacy made him an accidental resource for others.

Colorado has seen a sharp rise in the number of patients prescribed aid-in-dying medication -- a 74% increase from 72 in 2017 to 125 last year -- and an increase in the number of doctors prescribing the medication

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Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures

The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"

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$1 billion has flowed from venture investors to Front Range companies this year

More exits, larger funding rounds and more entrepreneurs are the result of years in the making. Will it last as unicorns fumble and recession concerns rise?