Water from the Gunnison Tunnel flows through a canal system June 4, 2013 near Montrose. (William Woody, special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado attorney general taking hard look at Trump administration’s clean-water regulations rollback

Democrat Phil Weiser says if the Environmental Protection Agency rolls back the Waters of the United State rule beyond a certain point, he could take legal action

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Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?

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Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.

The expansion goes nicely with the state’s goal to get rural Colorado up to speed -- to 92% by June from 87% today