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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A new law allows convicted felons in Colorado to vote. And advocates are rushing to register them.

The law allows those convicted of felonies who are out on parole to vote. People convicted of misdemeanors or awaiting trial have long been able to vote.

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Boulder County loosens coronavirus restrictions on 18 to 22 year olds

The change allows 18 to 22 year olds to gather publicly in groups of up to two people

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Cameron Peak fire continues to spread, destroy more structures as it becomes Colorado’s 3rd largest blaze

Officials said the fire grew Saturday by about 20,000 acres when winds reaching 60 mph caused the blaze to jump over fire lines. More structures were destroyed.