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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Michael Bloomberg unveils his presidential gun reform platform in Aurora, says he’s unsure about his chances in the state

Bloomberg said he was glad to be in Colorado -- "it's a wonderful state" -- but said he is unsure of his chances of winning the state's presidential primary contest next year. "That, I have no idea," he said.

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Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.

The federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing on adjacent BLM land.

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The indoor climbing industry is booming on a foundation bolted to Colorado’s Front Range

Colorado has 39 indoor rock gyms that are spurring innovation and growth while luring massive capital investment.