Oil and gas development equipment is pictured near Crestone Peak Resources' Cosslett site near Erie Parkway and Interstate 25 in Weld County on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Andy Colwell, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Lawsuit seeks suspension of drilling permits in Colorado until regulations are updated

Colorado Rising attorney Joe Salazar said the Denver District Court complaint alleges the state is issuing drilling permits under rules made obsolete by a new law

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
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High school can be rough. These Colorado teens are making it easier for their peers to get help.

In a state with an alarming youth suicide rate and a persistent hunger for prevention strategies, the vouchers represent a student-driven effort to broaden access to mental health services

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado gun stores still sell high-capacity magazines despite 2013 law banning them

Magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition are still being sold in Colorado. Legislators thought that they banned them, but gun store employees describe a loophole in the law.

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado cities want to embrace “gentle density” of granny flats, but they’re hitting speed bumps

Could accessory dwelling units — no matter what you call them — ease Colorado's urban housing crisis and help homeowners navigate gentrification?