Any time dirt is disturbed for construction at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, City Archaeologist Anna Cordova is there to assure that artifacts left by Native American tribes who were present in the area are handled appropriately. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Whenever crews move dirt in the Garden of the Gods, an archaeologist helps link the present to the past

Colorado Springs reaches out to Native American tribes to give them a voice in preserving artifacts and their cultural heritage

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Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are investigated still lets law enforcement police themselves

State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure