Getting two thirteeners in the Wilson Range southwest of Telluride named to honor Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff was a hike. It took eight years and a literal act of Congress. The peaks are the only ones in Colorado known to have been named this way. (Photo provided by Steve Johnson)

It took an act of Congress to get two Colorado peaks named for renowned alpinist couple who died while climbing in Tibet

A years-long effort to name Fowler and Boskoff peaks succeeded where many others failed. Here’s the story of the energy behind the effort.

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Colorado hopes a new higher education funding formula will make a difference for students. It may not be easy.

The state’s newest model will provide money to schools based on metrics that include how many students of color it enrolls, and how many are low-income, the first to go to college in their family and are from Colorado

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A Colorado county asked residents to share their coronavirus stimulus money. The response was overwhelming.

Haxtun and Holyoke bridged the social distance of the Eastern Plains, raising nearly $120,000 to help 29 Phillips County businesses in need during Colorado’s COVID-19 shutdown

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Democrats poised to hold power in the Colorado Senate as Republicans put on the defensive

Republicans face shifting demographics and an unpopular incumbent president in Donald Trump who could drag the GOP ticket down