Nestled beneath the imposing facade of Gothic Peak, the historic silver mining town of Gothic is located in the West Elk mountains near Crested Butte. Established in 1879, Gothic once had a booming population and over 200 buildings. Today, it is home to just a few full-time residents and is known for being the location of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A world-renowned climate research site near Crested Butte is now protected by a conservation easement

Colorado Open Lands’ easement on 270 acres to protect the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab prevents development and serves as a model for management of conserved land

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The coronavirus campaign shows partisan split in Colorado, as top candidates mostly keep out of view

President Donald Trump’s campaign is canvassing for voter support while former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign opts out

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Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations want investigation

25 doctors signed a position paper supporting the use of ketamine when people being arrested show "excited delirium." Two men say they were in handcuffs and complying with cops when the drug was administered in Arapahoe County and Lakewood.

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Food grown for research once rotted in Colorado fields. Now, it’s feeding the hungry

Colorado State University agriculture experiment stations are donating the fresh produce they grow to food banks