Justin Jenkins pours a sample for Pam Caprio of Penrose while her husband, Joe, takes a taste at Western Skies Winery tasting room. Jenkins urged Fremont County to make a zoning change to help encourage small wineries and cideries, like his, to locate in Penrose. (Sue McMillin, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Next Napa Valley? The Cañon City area is hoping wineries can lead to an agricultural renaissance

Changes to Fremont County’s zoning code made it easier for farms growing grapes and apples to open cideries and wineries in the town of Penrose

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5 new insights into Gov. Jared Polis’ coronavirus response and how COVID-19 is affecting Colorado

The Polis administration was called before state lawmakers on Tuesday to talk about its spending and policy decisions around the pandemic

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Colorado attorney general opens investigation into “patterns and practices” of Aurora Police Department

The attorney general can investigate Aurora police under authority recently granted by the passage of Senate Bill 217

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Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later