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Here are all of The Colorado Sun’s award-winning stories from 2018

The Colorado Sun took home big honors in recent weeks from the Best of the West and Society of Professional Journalists “Top of the Rockies” awards

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A look at how policies passed during Colorado’s 2019 legislative session will impact you

How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.

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A car wreck claimed one of 15-year-old gymnast Jessica Womble’s legs — but not a bit of her competitive spirit

Athletes with missing limbs typically compete using prosthetics. “But I have never met anyone quite like Jessica,” gym owner says.

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Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like other small rural delivery systems in Colorado, it must find a way to meet new state standards.

The southern Colorado town, population 55, now looks to another small hamlet for a solution -- and to crowdfunding to pay for it

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“I think I want to do this forever. How does that work?” For dancers, it doesn’t.

Wonderbound veteran Sarah Tallman prepares for her last dance and her first steps into a new role

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St. Vrain, with a decade of momentum, is on a “high-tech high” that’s gaining national attention for its students and teachers

Innovations that emphasize real-world experience have northern Colorado students working on everything from rescuing endangered frogs in Peru to using drones to deliver mail

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Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervous

Snow that piled up this winter could come rushing down too fast and too fierce for river fun

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Colorado wildlife officials are reluctant to OK gray wolf reintroduction. So advocates want voters to do it.

Colorado's Western Slope is a keystone to connect wolf populations from the Arctic to Mexico, advocates say. But ranchers, hunters expected to fight back against their reintroduction.