Fisher's Peak is just east of Interstate 25, a few miles north of the New Mexico border. At 9,600 feet high, the peak looms over Trinidad, just 5-miles away. It is part of Crazy French Ranch, which will become Colorado's next state park. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A massive ranch in Trinidad is officially Colorado’s newest state park thanks to innovative partnerships

Fishers Peak is set to become 42nd state park with promise of outdoor recreation, conservation and economic development

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Colorado wants to steer more students toward college by driving down higher education costs beyond tuition

Close to half of Colorado’s adult population hasn’t pursued education beyond high school at a time when the majority of jobs demand certificates or degrees

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Colorado is home to a collection of classic Shelby muscle cars. But are they just bygone relics in the Uber era?

The new “Ford v Ferrari” movie shines a light on the romance and high point of car culture enshrined in a museum in Boulder. But it comes amid waning American interest in cars.

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Colorado immigrant driver’s licenses will be available at 9 locations starting in January

The opening of the new offices will mark the first expansion since the hobbled program went into effect in August 2014