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)

Nearly all of Colorado is under some drought status. A year ago, almost none of the state was parched.

Colorado’s most recent drought outlook shows some progress, but the state’s drought could persist

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Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

Rhetoric from Washington, D.C., has people worried about the U.S. Postal Service's ability to deliver mail-in ballots. An unscientific assessment of delivery times in Colorado shows the system works pretty well.

Littwin: The new court may outlaw Roe, but the loser won’t simply be women’s right to control their own bodies

Republicans have hidden behind Roe, using it as a carrot for evangelical voters and others who oppose abortion. But what happens when the GOP dog finally catches the car?

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Nicolais: To avoid election chaos, states must move up mail ballot processing

The example set by Colorado, which begins mail ballot processing upon receipt, should be followed across the country

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