Wild horses gather in a canyon in the Book Cliff range north of Grand Junction in this May, 1, 2006 file photo. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Trump administration takes lethal measures off the table for controlling wild horse herds

Federal officials say the nearly 90,000 wild horses in 10 Western states are more than three times appropriate levels

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After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparent

The Colorado auditor’s office found that the “division is slow to investigate complaints and the commission operates in a manner that is not transparent"

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Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021