Designated Foreign Trade Zone inside the Amann USA warehouse in Broomfield is secured by a locked door. Some of the thread the company imports from Germany is sent directly to Mexico, skipping all U.S. tariffs. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

Adjusting to life under tariffs, Jefferson County and Grand Junction are pursuing a solution that’s still proving itself in Colorado

A foreign-trade zone designation could allow businesses in the areas to defer or bypass federal import taxes. But the tool is still proving itself on the Front Range.

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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