Riders navigate a recently constructed portion of the Palisade Plunge Trail, a 34-mile descent that will connect the Grand Mesa Plateau southeast of Grand Junction with the Colorado River in Palisade. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Palisade Plunge (and its 6,000-foot descent) will be one of Colorado’s crown jewels

A diverse group of partners has worked for more than a decade to create a 34-mile trail that is destined to be one of the top mountain bike destinations in the country

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Judge: Purdue workers should get bonuses, but maybe not CEO being sued by Colorado and other states

Colorado and Massachusetts allege that Purdue's CEO blamed the dangers of opioids on patients rather than the drugs

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State lawmaker from southeast Colorado dies after long battle with cancer

Lewis, who was battling cancer for a third time, died at home on her ranch in Las Animas County