The setting sun sets a field of mule's ear flowers ablaze along Trail 810 in the Almont Triangle near Almont. Fields of Mule's Ear are in bloom right now, mountain sides and hillsides tinted with yellow. Deep winter snows are only just beginning to recede in the high country of the Gunnison Valley and some wild flowers are only now starting to make an appearance. At lower elevations flower watching is in its prime. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Technicolor explosion of wildflowers springs from epic snowpack in Colorado’s high country

We have some ideas where to find the humdinger of a flower show, from the Eastern Plains on west. But please don't call it a "super bloom. "

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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