Mark Ethridge, left, and fellow Honor Guard rifle squad march off at port arms after the service for All Veterans Honor Guard member Chris "Saint" Nielsen Jr. at Ft. Logan National Cemetery on Nov. 6, 2019. Nielsen served as chaplain for the honor guard for 15 years. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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Your guided tour through Colorado news, compiled by your friends at The Sun.

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Coroner says 3-year-old boy found in Eagle River accidentally drowned

Sebastian Rodriguez Castro went missing June 5 near an apartment complex in Eagle where he lived

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

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A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.