Addie Schuenemeyer, co-founder of the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project, walks through the greenhouse where young apple trees grown from scions and grafts are being raised in McElmo Canyon near Cortez on Nov. 25, 2019. "It's a race against time," she said. "Every year we lose more of the old trees." (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

An apple revival near Four Corners is restoring hundreds of historic fruits — and the local ag economy

Using DNA testing in southwest Colorado, the Montezuma Orchard Restoration project welcomes back apple varieties like Winter Banana, Blue Pearmain, Ben Davis and Esopus Spitzenburg — and businesses are sprouting around them.

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As coronavirus testing soars, wait times jump to a week — or more — across the U.S.

Colorado's state lab now takes 3-5 days to turn around tests, up from 24 to 48 hours. The wait is even longer for those tested through a private lab.

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Nonprofit cash being spent in Colorado campaigns still impossible to trace despite 2019 law

Outside spenders in Colorado's recent primary found ways around transparency, making money tough to track.