A patient at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central recovers from open heart surgery at the Colorado Springs hospital in August 2018. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado just released details for its public health insurance option. Here’s how it would work.

Colorado officials are proposing to restrict what hospitals can charge and will require both hospitals and insurance companies to participate

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Colorado ranchers have beef with lab-grown and plant-based “meat” — and they want well-done labeling

Cattle and bison ranchers are looking for help to let consumers know where the food in their package came from, including whether it originated in a petri dish or another country

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Water crisis looms if Colorado fails to meet its legal obligations to other states, study warns

If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.

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Feed the world in 2050? National Western-based consortium tackles food, workforce challenges

Big Ag, nonprofits and CSU incubate ideas to expand production and imagine jobs that don’t yet exist