Neil Mahoney, the former manager of a landscape company, was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer that had already spread through his body. Mahoney wants to use Colorado’s End of Life Options Act, but his hospital -- a Centura Health hospital -- won't allow it. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Centura Health says clarity is needed on Colorado’s assisted suicide law after lawsuit

In a federal court filing, Centura Health argues that the U.S. Constitution's religious freedom protections trumps Colorado law's protections for doctors who both chose to or decide against prescribing lethal drugs to hasten the death of patients

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Colorado lawmakers set date for return, hoping the worst of the coronavirus will pass

The suspended legislative session will resume May 18 but legislative budget writers will get started sooner

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Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid after winning Colorado primary, leaving Joe Biden as likely nominee

Sanders won the most delegates and the popular vote in Colorado's March 3 primary. Biden came in second.

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Colorado growers face “risk like we have never faced before” as coronavirus puts up labor walls

Work in the "essential" agriculture industry can go on, but the pandemic’s threat to the market has shaken some Western Slope farmers and orchard men to their roots. Others call the panic overblown.