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Outdoor adventure inspired Colorado’s Anderson brothers to create Loki Outdoor Gear. Then it took one of their lives.

Dirk Anderson was killed in a motorbike crash and nearly 80-foot fall on Aug. 24 near Grand Junction. His brother, Seth, heard his last words in an attempted call for help.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Campaign to ask Colorado voters to ban abortions after 22 weeks can begin collecting signatures

Supporters of the effort will need to collect 124,632 signatures by March 4 to get the question before voters on the November 2020 ballot

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Which was worse: A Colorado man’s bachelor party hangover or the hangover from his ER bill?

Cameron Fischer’s case is a sobering illustration of America’s health care system

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado has the highest teen vaping rate in the country. Why hasn’t it seen more cases of lung illness?

The state Health Department has a team of epidemiologists hunting for answers -- and overlooked cases

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservationists hope to tap Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve land and water on Sweetwater

Historic Sweetwater Lake and 488 acres of land around it near Dotsero has been in the sights of residential developers. But now it could be saved for public access.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s lawmakers in Washington use leadership PACs to raise extra cash from big-moneyed interests

The only member of Colorado’s congressional delegation without a leadership PAC is first-year Democratic Rep. Jason Crow

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparent

The Colorado auditor’s office found that the “division is slow to investigate complaints and the commission operates in a manner that is not transparent"

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021