Automated fans and cultivation lights are pictured operating above cannabis plants at RiNo Supply's cultivation facility near Lafayette on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Congress is weighing whether to give marijuana businesses access to banks. In Colorado, that’s already happening.

As many as 35 banks are already offering financial services to the legal cannabis industry in Colorado, the state’s Bankers Association says, but they’re doing so under hushed circumstances and strict federal oversight

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So you need to get to Colorado’s Western Slope? Here are your options.

The Colorado Department of Transportation is encouraging people to stay away from western Colorado for the near future

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Grizzly Creek fire keeps I-70 closed for 5th straight day, burns through Hanging Lake area

About 100,000 acres in Colorado across four major fires were burning as of Friday evening

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Colorado’s mask mandate extended into mid September

The mandate, requiring Coloradans to wear a mask when in indoor public spaces, was set to expire this weekend