The Glen Canyon Dam at Lake Powell in Page Ariz. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

U.S. water chief praises Colorado River deal, but she also sees challenges

The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry

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Impeachment trial brings angst for 4 Senate presidential hopefuls, including Michael Bennet

Bennet said he'll campaign whenever possible on Sundays, when the Senate isn't in session. Otherwise, he's trying to take the interruption in stride.

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“He had it good and it wasn’t enough”: How a resort executive’s stolen-ski scheme shocked Aspen

A Pitkin County judge says Derek Johnson’s crimes -- including stealing and reselling skis for more than $3 million over 12 years -- dwarfs other embezzlement cases in the ritzy community.

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Even if you make more than minimum wage, this updated Colorado rule could affect you

After 10 months of debate and public input, the revised pay standards are adopted; increase to minimum salary threshold is delayed to 2021.