More than 8,000 children at the center of abuse and neglect cases in Colorado in 2018 did not receive a CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate. The organization is seeking volunteers in 2020. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado has a big shortage of volunteers to speak up for foster kids in court

That gap has sparked Colorado court appointed special advocates to make a plea for more volunteers -- they want 2,020 new ones in 2020

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.

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Ski Cooper’s expanded expert terrain, financial vibrancy reveals model for nonprofit ski area management

Think of Ski Cooper as the craft-beer of Colorado's ski industry, said Dan Torsell, the area's general manager

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The Witches of Manitou Springs: History, hysteria and wand-waving Wiccans behind a stubborn urban myth

Focus on the Family is concerned enough to issue a warning, but it’s tough to actually track down someone practicing magick in the shadow of Pikes Peak