A vehicle travels a long stretch of highway on U.S. 6 near Haxtun, Colorado. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Lawmakers say motorists are fed up with the condition of highways around the state and don't care which government pays to fix them. “When I’m driving around in my car, I’m not taking note of whether I’m on a state highway, or something maintained by a city or county," Sen. Jeff Bridges says. (Austin Humphreys, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Opinion: Time to stop drinking the Colorado economic Kool-Aid

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Colorado issues, like fracking and marijuana, divide the Democratic candidates for president

A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues

Voter guide: Where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on Colorado issues

Ahead of the state’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday, the Democratic candidates talk health care, marijuana, education, public land and beer

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Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes

Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.