Shadows begin to stretch across the Centennial Skate Park, 2201 23rd Ave, in Greeley as Tyler Lundstrom, 13, rides through the afternoon. (Josh Polson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A new Greeley park showcases skateboarding’s latest trick: community involvement

Taking a cue from skaters across the country, a local skating club convinces Greeley, a previous holdout, to build three skate parks that rival the best in the state.

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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.

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Want cheaper electricity? Xcel Energy wants to help — if you’re willing to do your laundry at 2 a.m.

Xcel is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to put all of its residential customers in Colorado on time-of-use rates to blunt the demand for electricity on summer afternoons and early evenings.