The country’s second largest potato producing region, is in its 18th year of drought in 2020. The San Luis Valley in Colorado is known for its agriculture yet only has 6-7 inches of rainfall per year. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

One-third of Colorado is now in a severe drought, mostly in the south

58 out of 64 counties are experiencing drier than normal conditions and that could mean wildfire trouble and result in crop losses

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State lawmaker in wheelchair puts Colorado Capitol access in spotlight

Democrat David Ortiz, an Army veteran, survived a catastrophic helicopter crash eight years ago while serving in Afghanistan. The accident left him without sensation or muscle control below his waist.

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What’s Working: Why nearly 100,000 out-of-work Coloradans were excluded from an unemployment benefit that is now ending early

Keep reading to learn about free job training, who’s hiring in Colorado and why some unemployment cases remain are still on hold months later.

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Author Lori Hodges built her first novel around family genealogy — plus her dog’s bouts with a porcupine

Research on her roots and idle hours between emergency ambulance calls gave her the inspiration and the opportunity to create "Sweet Twisted Pine"