Migrant worker Francisco Pacheco shows his calloused hands before eating his dinner at the Child & Migrant Services' Despedida at Veterans' Memorial Park in Palisade, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. The annual farewell party honors migrant agricultural workers. (Barton Glasser, Special to The Colorado Sun)

In the age of “go back where you came from,” Palisade carries on tradition of thanking orchard workers before they leave

Peach growers in Colorado are trying to secure workers for next year’s harvest even as this season’s fruit remains to be picked

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Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado

New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative