Todd Tee Tramp manages to keep his grip on the back of a steer as he holds on for six seconds in the steer riding event during the Rocky Mountain Regional Rodeo at Jefferson County Fairgrounds July 5-7, 2019, in Golden. The Colorado Gay Rodeo Association presented its 37th annual Rocky Mountain Regional Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday. Six seconds, not eight, is required in amateur rodeo. (Seth McConnell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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Gay rodeo started as a safe-haven sport for gay cowboys, but it’s evolved to include straight competitors and families

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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

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BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

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