Abby Weber, center, reviews procedural issues with Bent County Fair Board members Jen Ebright, left, and Tina Godfrey July 25, 2019 in Las Animas, Colo. Weber, a Colorado State University extension agent for Bent County, has a foundation in traditional 4-H fare and will soon be trained on how to counsel members of rural communities coping with opioid abuse. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How Colorado’s rural education network went from teaching home economics to fighting the opioid epidemic

Colorado State University is banking that its extension agents, trusted and well-known in their communities, can use their local star power to reach vulnerable families

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BLM demands intensive review of test bores needed before mine above Glenwood can expand, cites public ire

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow limestone quarry that they worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm beloved hot springs.

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Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup

Pay TV providers also are being forced to be transparent with “hidden fees” that can add up to $450 a year to customer bills.