The Gunnison River flows at 4030 cubic feet per second as it passes through the Gunnison River whitewater park on the outskirts of Gunnison on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019. Due to high water and dangerous conditions the Gunnison River as it flows from Almont, where it is created by the joining of the Taylor and East Rivers, has been closed since June 7th. More than 10 people have died on Colorado's rivers this spring. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

MAP: At least 13 people have died on Colorado’s rivers and reservoirs this year amid fierce runoff

The Arkansas River has been the deadliest stretch of water in the state so far, with three deaths. Three more people are missing after accidents on rivers.

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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