Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Miller and his drug sniffing dog C.J take a break along I-70 near the Utah border. C.J. lives with Miller, working with to intercept drugs on a major artery for moving contraband that most often originates with cartels in Mexico. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A deputy’s knack for sussing out mules has made a lonely stretch of I-70 the top drug-bust site in Colorado

Mesa County deputy Mike Miller has patrolled a stretch of desert west of Grand Junction for decades. The DEA says his busts have kept 20 tons of illicit drugs off the streets

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A look at the Coloradans supporting Donald Trump and why they adore the president

The Colorado Sun spoke with several Trump supporters at his Colorado Springs rally on Thursday. Here’s what they had to say.

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Cory Gardner goes all-in with Donald Trump, says the results for Colorado “are simply astounding”

Trump and Gardner shared the same stage at the Broadmoor World Arena, completing a years-in-the-making union. “Mr. President,” Gardner said, “you’ve done so much for Colorado.”

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A bill is coming that would change enrollment rules for Colorado charter schools. Could it also deter more from opening?

Rep. Shannon Bird plans to introduce legislation that would revamp the application and appeals processes for charter schools. Education groups fear the changes single out charters and put their future in question.